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    Finding My Voice

    I'm just going to write like no one is going to ever read this. (I hope someone does, maybe some advice would do me some good) Before I start, I'll understand if everyone says, this is FAR too long, I didn't even read it. Feel free to just say hi :) I don't really have anyone...
    soulsearcher143 soulsearcher143 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2012

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    Here is the thing. I know that I can be and do anything. Other people have told me that I have the potential to fly high - I have mental images where I am flying high. The problem...
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    I feel I am my own worse critic, I am hard on myself constantly and always pushing myself for improvements... I think I may need to start taking meds to calm down a little or maybe...
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    Happy Birthday to me. I turned 23! I knew nobody would bother to remember my birthday so guess what I remembered me and my existence :-) Got me a slice of blueberry cheesecake and...
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    December 16. Taking Care of Ourselves Emotionally. What does it mean to take care of myself emotionally? I recognize when I'm feeling angry, and I accept that feeling without...
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    December 16. Taking Care of Ourselves Emotionally. What does it mean to take care of myself emotionally? I recognize when I'm feeling angry, and I accept that feeling without...
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    December 2. Putting Our Life on Hold. We cannot afford to put our needs on hold, waiting for another person to fulfill us, make our life better, or come around and be who and what...
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    December 7. When the Time is Right. There are times when we simply do not know what to do, or where to go, next. Sometimes these periods are brief, sometimes lingering. We can...
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    I am finding it difficult to be myself and still be kind with friends I don't want to lose. I have done both. Being too kind that I lost everything I am and being too self that got...
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