I Am Looking to Improve My Life

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    I am doing good but something is missing.

    ..I have the need to love.Express love...and no,I do not need anyone to save me.It is just wonderful to be capable of love.
    4biandu 4biandu
    31-35, F
    Oct 31, 2014

    Better Life Challenge #1: Talk to three new

    people, each day. In person, not online or through phone. All human beings are connected to one another, subconsciously. Making the conscious effort to converse with new people, brings us closer to our inner self. OR Better Life Challenge #2: Smile at ten new people, each day...
    Margavita Margavita
    26-30
    2 Responses Sep 26, 2014

    Just a liitle bit stronger,

    just a little bit wiser, just a little bit needy and maybe I get there. Just a little bit pretty, just a little more aware, just a little bit thinner and maybe I'll get there......
    panda05 panda05
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 20, 2014
    DreamOfAFox DreamOfAFox
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 4

    Yeah if i had hope I would

    and tell then meh
    Kingdarkroom Kingdarkroom
    26-30, M
    Nov 1, 2014

    I know many may not care

    for me and it's ok. But I'm using this app as a journal for myself. Currently I'm sitting at IHOP with my daughter waiting for breakfast. And all I can think about is the fear that running through my mind right now. The fear of running into my soon to be ex husband and my old...
    BrittTHart BrittTHart
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 20, 2014

    The last two days has been the worst two days

    of my life, I just need a friend to talk to right now.
    Kaiya12 Kaiya12
    13-15, F
    1 Response Dec 1, 2015

    I'm doing okay. had a great conversation with

    dear friend from where I moved from this morning. went out a couple of times, made a few poor judgement calls while drinking...which led to a 30 days sober decision (20th until the 20th ) the one, quit, bit I'm glad we could comfortably hang out a while. bestfriend is distant...
    elly40 elly40
    41-45, F
    1 Response Aug 21, 2015

    Becoming an adult is difficult,

    but it is an incredibly rewarding process. Baby steps, keep at it, and you'll get there. you'll never be perfect and there will be ups and downs (as you can tell by my post history lol) but then you have days where you look back and see all of your accomplishments thus far
    msingenuous msingenuous
    22-25, F
    Apr 4

    I Am Looking To Improve My Life…..at Last And Now !!

    That is me and now I believe I am ready for making changes in all aspects. Guess I am lucky in many ways that I can make changes in all aspects such as love, work, socially and in my life general. I have built up a good working reputation and I get opportunities to work all over...
    dizznee dizznee
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Mar 29, 2012

    Well my little nest is on it's way to being

    empty sooooooo what is next to fill my life
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 24, 2015

    The first step was and is healing

    and it's been a six year process thus far. I never thought the child of abusive drug addicts who lived in a van for weeks as a girl would be this strong resilient role model. I'm 24 and for the first time in my life I'm actually acting on this notion I don't deserve to suffer. I...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 20, 2015

    The Child InsideBetween the noise

    and silenceAnd the whispers in my head,There's a place of peace, serenity,Or so I've heard it said.And so, I lay awake through twilight,Searching for this place.I pass forgotten memories.I run from their embrace.And then I see, so far from meA child, hidden by dread.So tattered...
    Red1983 Red1983
    31-35, F
    Feb 26

    I want to improve my life be scared of pretty

    much nothing live! Break out my shell learn to have more self confidence be sociable instead of shy talk in full sentences not just one word please help thanks in advance...
    otakugamerwolf otakugamerwolf
    13-15, F
    Apr 21, 2014

    One step at a time. Even

    when i feel hopeless, ill just keep going. <3
    xyourxonlyxstarx xyourxonlyxstarx
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 11, 2014

    "Never give up on something you really want.

    It is difficult to wait but more difficult to regret."
    bluemoon2121 bluemoon2121
    22-25, F
    May 13, 2015

    21 signs you're mentally stronger

    than average: Mental strength training is just as hard — or harder — than physical training. Mental strength takes a long time to develop. It is the daily practice of pushing yourself to grow stronger, maintaining realistic optimism, and setting healthy boundaries...
    IamnotCharlieSheen IamnotCharlieSheen
    46-50, M
    5 Responses Sep 14, 2015

    Getting Outta Here!!

    I suffer from bipolar and anxiety disorder. Such is life. Problem is I have not been able to leave my house alone in many years without an anxiety attack. Makes life limited, small, and lonely. My wonderful husband is so patient with me, but I unfairly let him do everything. I...
    wanderingvine wanderingvine
    51-55, T
    4 Responses Mar 2, 2010

    Depression Free...

    When I was a kid and told what I want to be when I grow up, I never once said "Depressed and Suicidal." Fast forward 30 years later: I lay in a darkened room for days... crying, feeling hopeless and alone... popping any pill I could find, drinking day and night. I withdrew myself...
    myserendipity myserendipity
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Sep 7, 2013

    I always try to improve myself

    because I've had so much problems controlling my emotions and learning how to be the best person I can be to myself and others, it gets really tiring sometimes but making the people you care about happier is always worth it in the end. I tend to have trouble with controlling...
    MurrWurr MurrWurr
    18-21, M
    Jan 30

    The weak can never forgive.

    Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. Mahatma Gandhi
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 15

    I Am Trying to Accept My Life ...

    I am trying to accept my life with limited mobility.  I desire to improve my abilities rather than concentrate on my limits, but lately I seem to remain focused on what I can't do rather than what I can do.
    Rayhawk Rayhawk
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jan 24, 2008

    It's been a while. I am not seeing anyone,

    and haven't since bartender and I broke up. I'm just not interested. I have to see him sporadically but it's alot better than when he worked downstairs. its been a couple of years since us. things with "best friend" have not improved, in fact have worsened. we got close again...
    elly40 elly40
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Dec 20, 2015

    Anyone who has ever taken to social media to

    announce a self-improvement project knows that your “friends” cannot be relied upon to hold you accountable. Almost as soon as you proclaim your intention to learn French or cut out carbs, the world moves on, leaving you with only your empty promises and scone crumbs...
    IamnotCharlieSheen IamnotCharlieSheen
    46-50, M
    Mar 9

    ok, so .... i am always trying to improve my

    life ... i go up the hill and fall into a hole after it coz my past is haunting me and the pain in my heart never goes away... the loneliness... the low self esteem... not knowing who i am ... im really tired and i want to move on but i feel tied up and not able to move on ... i...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 6

    I have installed the idea into my head

    that honesty pays and quite literally. The more honest I am with myself, the more I can grow, the more I grow the more I can reach the life of my values, and the more I reach the life of my values, the more fufilled I feel. That being said I honestly just want a place to vent...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 26

    I need to. I can't stand feeling this way

    anymore. It's been like this for too long, and I'm sick of it. I'm tired of this life I'm living, and I'm tired of being emotionally damaged and mentally strained. I'm tired of being physically ill. I'm tired of letting others pull me down. I know I can't fix some of my...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 30, 2015

    My husband thinks he is always right.

    He yells and behaves like a kid but thinks he is very mature and right.
    Suman26 Suman26
    36-40, T
    3 Responses Apr 21, 2014

    I had a good night, and day.

    saw a double rainbow at sunset. ate frosty with best friend as the light changed. getting better.
    elly40 elly40
    41-45, F
    Nov 1, 2015

    The only thing at matters in life is the climb.

    People will come and go. Money is just a tool. Love can be found, lost, and found again. But the climb to better yourself is forever. The moment you stop climbing is when the small fleeting things take you over. When the best you can do for fun is drink, eat and have sex. That's...
    SouthlandNative SouthlandNative
    31-35, M
    4 Responses Dec 19, 2013

    i am so done. I'm not

    even trying to be a friend anymore. I'm forgetting the past and moving on. I'm done. just f*cking done. it's the only way my life will get better.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 4

    February 28, 2016 (Sunday)I woke up today

    feeling very motivated to workout.I downloaded 3 workout videos yesterday - low impact cardio, abs toner, thigh slimmer and butt lifter.Its 10 minutes per workout but my gosh, I was sweating a lot. My legs and thighs felt like noodles. Haha! I felt so unfit. I do workout before...
    Fr0z3nY0gurt Fr0z3nY0gurt
    70+, F
    6 Responses Feb 27

    If I had to change my character.

    1-I'd change my social skills. How I interact with others. How I hold a conversation. 2-much more confidence in myself, not looking to others for help and guidance. 3-not focusing so much on myself, being open. Too narcissistic. Though I can name a few, that doesn't mean...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    4 Responses Feb 8

    I was chosen to be class president (second term

    now). I am literally the last person fit to be class president, with my social anxiety and shyness. I just recently became comfortable around my classmates (all 28 guys), some continue to ask me why I'm so quiet (still less than other would, thankfully). I don't do public...
    Rocessive Rocessive
    16-17, F
    Feb 26, 2015
    dove9 dove9
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 21, 2014

    So I don't wanna give up

    but I'm at a breaking point I'm gonna do better this semester but I'm scared I won't do good enough. My card was stolen in November and because of the way it was done they want me to pay almost 2,000 dollars. I'm just trying to look at the positive but I just want to do better.
    lovingmeyousee lovingmeyousee
    18-21, F
    Mar 10

    I woud definitely want to be happier,

    skinnier, more active, feel better about myself... Change is not that easy.
    lindahe lindahe
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 19, 2015

    Things are on the right path

    for the most part, but there is always room for improvement. Work is good, but could be better. I'm married, but much of the time we feel like roommates/buddies rather than a couple deeply in love. I love my friends, but don't get to see them enough. I want to travel more...
    been2 been2
    36-40, F
    Dec 13, 2014

    recently I have joined

    as a beachbody coach and I am so excited to reach out to others to help people meet there goals while I meet mine! its so fulfilling! if anyone ever needs help message me!
    hannahsfitlife hannahsfitlife
    18-21, F
    Jul 5, 2015

    I have had a significant heart break

    that affects me to this day. I am looking for ways to stay busy such as helping others, reading more (especially books I ordinarily wouldn't read), making art and furniture, learning new skills and being more open. It has not been easy as i have a son to take care of and his...
    mikenmikena mikenmikena
    31-35, M
    1 Response Mar 15

    My Wrinkles Tell My Story

    I look into the mirror, I've aged so much this past year. Hard won by both laughter and a lot of tears. It's time now for a big decision. How do I choose to feel? Upset that youth has passed or wiser and move forward, proud and just myself? Crucial that I get it right. I don't...
    wanderingvine wanderingvine
    51-55, T
    6 Responses Apr 18, 2011

    This adds to my prior post about friendships.

    Sorry my friend who I did something wrong to just apologized for over reacting. I'm happy, I think it's because I handled situation good. I didn't handle it well reply back after she apologized. That doesn't matter. I'll sleep this off and wake up 5x a better person.
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    Mar 7

    My Life Be Like... <3

    Things have been AMAZING lately. Now everything is looking up for me. I got rid of the one person in my life holding me down and putting me down. I deserve better. I know i do. Nursing school is for me. I can tell. I have a huge heart and care so much. I am a hopeless romantic. I...
    KaylaWinter KaylaWinter
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Dec 17, 2012

    There's always room for improvements!

    I'm not exactly happy/ satisfied with my life as it is at the moment and well i am making small changes and it is all slow progress but it is something at least i guess!I'm still trying to improve my self esteem, confidence and starting to believe in myself but i still got a long...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Aug 21, 2014

    I'm tired of being out of shape,

    and having bad teeth. I need to get my finances in order and get my life straight.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 26, 2015

    Can You Relate?let Me Know

    I was born in Vancouver,Canada in 1981. Moved to Mexico City for the first 5 years of my life. The physical abuse started before I was born, my dad would punch my mom in The stomach and beat her. I can remember from about 3-4 years old and on. My dad wasn't't't an alcoholic or...
    libra604 libra604
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Jan 28, 2012

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