I Am Content

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 162 People

    Embracing Contentment

    "I've learned by now to be quite content whatever my circumstances. I'm just as happy with little as with much, with much as with little. I've found the recipe for being happy whether full or hungry, hands full or hands empty. Whatever I have, whatever I am, I can make it...
    HalBashes HalBashes
    1 Response Feb 15, 2010

    Im Learning To Be More Content

    I have my health problems which take up most of my worry and they have slowed down my study and work lifebut I am learning to be more content each dayby focusing on my healthwhile my life is far from perfect ...and there is so much more I want in life but for the time beingI just...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    Apr 5, 2012
    Somethingwhispered Somethingwhispered
    18-21, M
    Sep 9, 2014

    my friends noticed I was a bit lately

    and invited me to the mall. we went to a little run down amusement park and acted like little kids for the day. it made me so happy :)
    Anonymousindividual Anonymousindividual
    Nov 30, 2014

    Don't know what I'm doing

    but it feels so damn good
    chantellexox chantellexox
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 20, 2015


    I feel content may be because Conciouslly I feel at ease with the world arround me , I can say Im a little closer to God , And may be close to all the people I love ans respect , Even though there existes lot of problems , Yet Im happy to feel content the way life is moving . The...
    lilianne lilianne
    46-50, M
    Oct 22, 2008

    I'm feeling content about my life.

    There would be many reasons that I wouldn't be happy. No job, no career, no partner, not much friends. Seem like a few big reasons to not be happy about life. But on the other hand, what I do have, a happy warm family, a nice house to live in, a caring mom and a lovely son...
    kekehuang kekehuang
    36-40, F
    Jul 2, 2014

    I Am Truly Content With Where I Am In My Life:-)

    We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.
    MegJgeM MegJgeM
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Oct 2, 2008

    * Happy Sigh*

    I am content, and it feels pretty good.I used to believe that i could only be happy with the things/people that i want in my life. Recently i am discovering how to be happy without everything i want. It has helped me learn how to appreciate life for what it is..all the little...
    Lilcuppa Lilcuppa
    70+, F
    3 Responses Jul 1, 2012

    Tonight I am content.

    .. spent the evening with a lovely lady... sweet words exchanged... tender moments shared... hearts connected ...
    theSusanQ theSusanQ
    51-55, F
    1 Response Dec 6, 2014

    The day had finally came.

    Just a week ago I finally got to see, in person, the love of my life for the second time. He and I have been together for one year and one month. He is everything I could have ever wanted in life and more. He makes me feel gorgeous and loved, he brings me up when I'm in the most...
    TheParanoidSchizophrenic TheParanoidSchizophrenic
    18-21, F
    Nov 22, 2014

    Like the post says I'm content with life ate

    the moment I'm also content with things on EP
    Aireagoir94 Aireagoir94
    22-25, M
    Dec 27, 2014

    I am content... This is not a common feeling

    for me. Mainly because I tend to be anxious and I worry too much. Recently things have been lovely. I am outside in my backyard, in my pool, listening to classic rock radio, my hubby is inside enjoying what I believe is a college football game, my kids are hanging with their...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 23, 2014

    it's one of those nights.

    I am glad that we only have 3 days of school this coming week. I think everyone needs a break. then we have a 5 day break. woot
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10
    26-30, F
    Feb 8, 2015

    I'll be your savior while it hurts to write

    this like it should be kept a secret. I don't know who I am and but I can read people like books. I can help you find your way and make you feel loved but I warn you I am not here forever, there are too many people in this world for that love, so don't get attached just remember...
    rose114 rose114
    18-21, F
    Mar 18, 2014

    Its one of those beautiful nights

    where you are all by yourself, but its so beautiful out there that you wish the night never ends. Though it would be nice to have someone, you are somehow convinced that its not yet time. You are willing to wait for "the one" and are just happy to be by yourself for the present...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 10, 2015

    I am not where I want to be.

    I am missing somethings about myself and that special someone. I know now that things will happen in due time. I am content with being me and working on making a better me. When I finally find that someone and start a family, I will be able to love better than I ever have. I...
    dbanner2014 dbanner2014
    31-35, M
    Feb 23, 2014

    Times Like This. . .

    Times like this, when I feel like not talking or just being quiet, I feel I am content. Till I feel I need to say something and prove myself, I'll remain content.
    ladyryan ladyryan
    46-50, F
    Mar 27, 2012

    I Am.

    I never thought this day would come. Though from my perspective, this admission feels more akin to an AA meeting. "Hi, I am Cleansed and I am content." It all feels temporary and like an affliction of some sort. I'm still half expecting some great big tragedy to suddenly strike...
    Cleansed Cleansed
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 11, 2011

    When you are content to be simply yourself

    and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you. © Lao Tzu
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    Jun 24, 2014

    Spotify playlist headphones EP and that's my

    plans for the rest of the night until i fall asleep lol anybody want to chat just leave me a message :)
    MCDC1990 MCDC1990
    26-30, M
    Aug 21, 2015

    I was hoping to sleep

    until at least 7 a.m. I woke up at 5:55 which does please me a little but what really pleased was waking up to the sound of absolutely pouring rain! One of my favorite sounds ever! Followed closely by thunder but none of that so far. There a reason a few things in this world...
    Handyman25 Handyman25
    26-30, M
    Aug 29, 2015

    Everything is looking

    rather decent at the moment.... It's amazing how being able to help friends or random people brings your spirits up.
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 16, 2015

    I love going hunting!

    I'm 13 and I really want to learn how to shoot a gun and get a buck! That would be awesome! I'm am so gonna get my gun licence. I'm just really f*cking nervous to shoot a gun!
    Alex1272 Alex1272
    36-40, F
    Jul 3, 2014

    I guess life does show you a rainbow

    after a storm. I'm over that stupid girl and things are going back to normal between us and everyone else at my school. I'm actually pretty cool now and pretty cool in the city I live in. I'm happy I'm making new friends and I actually found this girl that is legit lesbian. life...
    sydneyb342 sydneyb342
    16-17, F
    Feb 28, 2015

    I am just so happy to be alive.

    ....and to have a loving family, a warm home, and a bed to sleep in. All I need are some more close friends that I can talk to. Just remember.......whatever situation you are going through....I'm here for you.....and I care. :)
    elfgirl29 elfgirl29
    16-17, F
    May 1, 2014

    Me and my girlfriend have just spoken openly

    about past relationships in a really mature way. I'm such a noob at talking about so many things but it flowed smoothly. It feels liberating and uplifting because all that matters to us is each other now. I'm completely over my insecurity and I'm so fortunate to have someone...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 18, 2015

    Today us upperclassmen took another trip to a

    college. I think I've found another university to apply to ^.^ Remember yall! Don't fall into peer pressure and go to a college with your friends; you've got to be happy there, becauseee most likely you'll be living there for a bit! :o
    MajesticMia MajesticMia
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 9, 2015

    I actually feel content,

    I can say it truthfully now. It's like all my worries have just floated away and I can finally breathe without faltering. I don't think I've honestly been content in months, even years perhaps, but tonight, I think I really am. Content with myself, with everything's that...
    TrappedInAWonderland TrappedInAWonderland
    18-21, F
    Feb 19, 2015

    I don't know why, I mean I have a ton of things

    to worry about and stress over - upcoming AP exams, projects, my future. But right now I'm feeling really content and philosophical and happy and I feel like I can do anything. I love nighttime, its a period of the day in which I feel like I can just let loose and not worry...
    deleted deleted
    May 10, 2014

    Ya know life goes on,

    no matter what happens you only have one life. Never allow the harsh criticism of others determine how you will spend your ONLY life.
    ForeyerAlone ForeyerAlone
    18-21, F
    Feb 15, 2015

    I have a boyfriend who I love very much.

    It's hard because both of us don't have cars but, I'm getting one soon and I can't wait. My insecurities go up the roof when we have sex, so I plan on going to the gym whenever I can although he says he likes my body .. i can't believe that. So far things are going good, except...
    Vanessanicolexo Vanessanicolexo
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 2, 2015

    He Came To See Jesus

    I serve the Lord in a way that most here in America have an allergic reaction too. The street it is a messy hard dirty and unrewarding most times. It is a gift and and Honor to serve and have been provided with all what I need to accomplish this task for our Lord. There are many...
    thesower thesower
    Jul 3, 2011

    Post 1 Sometimes, you have to know

    when to stop. If a discussion clearly isn't going to go anywhere, it's best to leave a final reiteration of your points and leave. At least the individuals involved in this disagreement remained civil. :) I can respect them for that! I don't respect their opinions and lack of...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 24, 2015

    Welcome San Francisco

    August 28/ 2011Here in Penticton, Canada holds the Subaru Iron man Triathlon every year we get more athletes that compete here.Don't know whats up here if it is the catering or the wonderful environment to show a good event.This year we have a number of people here from C.A...
    thesower thesower
    1 Response Aug 26, 2011
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