I Am Discovering Me Again

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    Just spent 5 minutes looking myself in the

    mirror. I wasn't looking at everything I hated or everything that made me upset. The only thing I was looking at was me. I was looking at the pain and hurt that is beneath my skin. I then looked deeper and didn't recognize this strong independent woman standing there. All I saw...
    jackjack600 jackjack600
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 12, 2014


      Your Life Path Number is 9 Your Life Path Number represents the path you should take through life and the talents and skills you have to make your journey a rewarding one. A 9 Life Path will lead you to look at all with love, compassion and tolerance. You will explore...
    burwi333 burwi333
    36-40, M
    1 Response Oct 13, 2010

    Blissfully Me 2010

    Having tried to conform to everyone elses expectations, energy, conditioning, ideals and loosing me and being unhappy now I choose my path.Only when we are authentically ourselves can we live blissfully.
    blissfullyme blissfullyme
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 31, 2010

    Life-Long Journey

    Every time I think I've found myself, I lose me again. Every time I lose myself, I find another piece I didn't know existed. It's a constant process...a never ending journey.
    LG76 LG76
    36-40, F
    8 Responses Sep 20, 2013

    Everything's Changing

    I see no moment or reason to stop and look back.. as long as there's an exciting path to wander.
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Aug 14, 2011

    Jung At Heart

    Sorry for the excruciating pun. I have been reading a lot of Carl Jung, the Swiss psychoanalst recently (my partner is a bit of a devotee), and what he has to say on the unconscious including the colective unconscious, on projections, archytypes, synchronicity, the...
    mizzen123 mizzen123
    46-50, M
    Oct 4, 2009

    Discovering Me

    Discovering me, It's about to happen, Fresh start, Can't wait, See myself again, The future, It's bright ahead.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Feb 28, 2012

    I Have Lived the Last 6 Yrs Focusing On Making My Husband Happy Now It's Time to Discover Me; Wifetellsall; Wife Tells All

    I was recently listening to someone who was asked what is the best advice you have ever been given and they said the following: Put your oxygen mask on first before helping the person next to you." It made me think. I've heard this a million times, but never thought much...
    WifeTellsAll WifeTellsAll
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 2, 2009

    The Willingness To Learn Is Discovering For Me

    Observing the movement of life with silence (of mind) we have no burdens ours or others ... free to use the power of wisdom, which is to use what we know, as we live ... you can only live in the now (not the past-nor future) open to see the true or false of things as they unfold...
    burwi333 burwi333
    36-40, M
    1 Response Sep 21, 2010

    Learned So Much In My 20's

    I'm in my late 20's, 28 to be exact, and when I look back on those 28 years, I think I learned the most about myself from the ages of 20 to 28. My emotional understanding, my creative energy (I'm a writer), and even my sexuality were all discovered in my 20's. I recently asked...
    neuromuze neuromuze
    26-30, F
    Jun 16, 2012

    Big Changes In The Coming Year

    Starting in 2010, I'm going to start focusing on ME more. Not in a selfish way where I forget about others, but I need to focus more on what I want. Seems I spent alot of 2009 saying and doing things opposite of what I felt, just to make others feel better and not cause conflict...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Dec 28, 2009

    Learning To Open My Heart

    I am descovering me,descovering I love Jesus and I want to follow himdiscovering I love my husband and I want to support him even when its extremly harddiscovering how very much patience i have and that i'm a long way from Gods level of patience..that i'm not perfectthat i dont...
    ripplingwater ripplingwater
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 30, 2010

    Unwritten Letter #1

    I am alone. Well, almost. I have lost most of my friends from the past years. Not that they have proven themselves to be phony but that it's just life happening. My life needed them before and they needed me as well to fill a space in their lives and to help them become better...
    wildice wildice
    18-21, F
    Nov 10, 2010

    Starting Anew With The Past At My Side...

    I'm starting anew with the past at my side The devil says no, but make it I might. Life has definitely thrown some curve balls my way and fate has put some real screwballs in my way, but I've come this far. I'm banged up, beat up, stabbed, stuck, poked, prodded, broken, put back...
    CAnnesdad CAnnesdad
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 22, 2012

    Well....look Who's Back

    I will always of been someone's wife, I will always be someone's Mom, but I am finding I am also me. Six months have gone by since my husband passed, my son is away at college and will be there for two more years so here I am. I notice that I am changing what I do, what I...
    TakingMyTime TakingMyTime
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Oct 23, 2010

    Getting Back to Healthy

      February 8, 2008, as I walked along the street to pick my children up from school I took in the warm air and thought back to the happier days of a fit body and a clearer mind.  I have moved 1500 miles across a country, I decided to go back to college to do what I...
    terafortdrum terafortdrum
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 8, 2008


    I got the opportunity to sing in front of people last night with a band since 2006. It was the first time I wasn't nervous performing infront of others. I enjoyed it so much! It's cool to be able to do something that brought me joy in the past that is bringing me joy again.
    tattedgirl311 tattedgirl311
    41-45, F
    4 Responses May 20, 2011

    Just realized that when I hold my breath exhaled

    for long enough, I start to feel pleasure all over my body. It feels better and better he longer I hold it... Is this normal?
    hem592 hem592
    22-25, M
    Feb 11, 2014

    And It Sucks Sometimes

    or may be more appropriately said, "Finding myself, still and discovering things again".  This is a painful process but I think I will be better for it in the end or rather, when I figure some things out.
    semihippiechic semihippiechic
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 23, 2010

    Find Your Way

    It happens in the blink of an eye, but I see it coming from a mile away. It nudges with the deepest pain, and drenches me in the coldest rain. Forgetting the illuminating rays of a sunny day. Wondering why there’s no light in the words that I say. I swear there’s truth...
    MizzyPilot MizzyPilot
    26-30, F
    Sep 24, 2013

    Finding Me With A Broken Heart

    I didn't know how much I needed to look at myself until I had my heart broken..I was in love...truly, madly, deeply...But things had occurred between us that left us both looking at ourselves - in different ways but ways that saw me grow towards hi and him move away from me. The...
    Kristenbb Kristenbb
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 2, 2012

    Wow I Like That Person In The Mirror

    Well let's face it we all age. It is one of the many things that bonds us together and makes us strong. Well this last birthday has made me evaluate myself and I like that person in the mirror. Life changes and we all grow and look back on parts of our life that we may miss. I...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7
    36-40, F
    Dec 3, 2009

    All this feigning for serenity is going to

    cause me to plead insanity. I won't tell you what goes on inside of me, Don't know who controls the darker side of me, Just know that it strengthens the brighter side of me. Searching my reflection for my destiny, Causing detours because I'm blind to the best of me. Thank the...
    MizzyPilot MizzyPilot
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 14, 2014


    There is euphoria in finding lost things. Ever lose your car keys? It's infuriating. Wallet? A hassle. This week we lost my 6 year old's library book. In fact, since I have moved, most everyday items are...lost, for now anyway. The unpacking is not going so well. Not...
    Quintesse Quintesse
    51-55, F
    11 Responses Nov 10, 2010

    I Am Not The You That You Think I Am. I Am The Me That I Am.

    I am learning more about myself. I can draw. I can care about people. I can choose who I want to be with, what I want to do, who I want to portray myself as. I am not the me you want me to be. I am the Me that I Want To Be.
    tattedgirl311 tattedgirl311
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 18, 2011

    Smiling For Me

    Watching the remaining water slowly trickle down the glass door.Feeling the heat, seeing the steam lingering in the room.Inside these granite walls, I have thought so much.I've cried in here, but mostly just think.The hot water just runs over me from my hair to my toes.I love how...
    greeneyes37 greeneyes37
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 19, 2013
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