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I Am Surrounded By Beauty I Have Drawn to Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 90 People

    Thoughts And Beliefs ...

    Your thoughts and beliefs create your own reality This simple phrase contains so much wisdom I think.  We really do have control over the life we lead and the people and things which surround us.  If every day we believe that life is good, positive and a true blessing...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 5 Responses Oct 23, 2009

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    Surrounded By Beauty

    "I am surrounded by beauty I have drawn to myself" is an affirmation that I have used for many years. I don't even remember where I first read it anymore, or if it just came to me. It helps me to remember that all the good things in my life, all the wonderful people, my...
    datura datura 56-60, F 38 Responses May 1, 2008

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    In A Town Village

    Once upon a Sylph... There was a faerie who was very, very lost. So lost she didn't even know she was lost. Go figure. On a journey to self discovery, but not knowing that it was (again, that was how lost she was), she came across a town villageĀ  where different people flock for...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 10 Responses Apr 7, 2012

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    Everyday on my way from work I pass by a guy

    who stands by the robot whom makes a living asking motorists for money. Overtime I have befriended him not because I would give hime my small change, he has within him this beauty that radiates and you can't help but feel drawn to him. His home is the streets, but even in those...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F Apr 25

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    Careful

    Careful that you do not attract evil disguised under the alternate mask of beauty.  The most hideous creatures can appear beautiful to the loving eye.
    fascad3 fascad3 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 21, 2010

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    The grasses in the back seat of my car,

    before the crashMy friend had given me a large swath of field grasses she had knived from the farm she walks her dogs in. I kept these in the back seat of my car because I could see them every day, and the scent of them grounded me.After the crash, I had to drive a rental car to...
    angsty angsty 61-65, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2013

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    The Beauty Of Nature

    There is so much beauty that comes from Nature. I think that people don't realize that at all. nature is pretty all year long. I like to be out in it. It makes me feel so nice. When I have been out side. I just love being surrounded by Nature. I get to have it around me all year...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Mar 4, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Another one! I had myself instant noodles on the stove. The bowl I had put the boiling water and noodles and flavouring in wasn't very big and it was about 70-80% with boiling...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Oct 29

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    One night I was eating some of my favorite hot wings and I took a huge bite and it went down so far so i had for force myself to throw up
    smitlord smitlord 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 30

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    Crying myself to sleep is the only way for me to sleep lately. It's just so hard and tiring that I then get more tearful.
    ExPButterfly ExPButterfly 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have just gotten out of my self harm bout. I'm 16 and planning on joining the U.S. Army. Now I know that self harm scars are a BIG disqualifier but I am determined to reach my...
    Armyhopeful Armyhopeful 16-17, M Nov 13

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    For many years I have felt like I just was a waste of space. I felt like something was missing. A strange as It was, when I was standing there, bound to the wall, getting caned, I...
    0happycamper 0happycamper 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Many a time! The worst was when I was at the supermarket once. Some old people were in the way of the heated chicken (and other foods in there) rack area. They were choosing...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Oct 29

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    Another incident. I had put eggs on to boil on the stove. I was wondering why the eggs weren't boiling. Stupidly put my hand on the ELEMENT. Yes my full f*cking hand! (Think my...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses Oct 29

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    you know that moment when things are so bad and ****** up there is absolutely nothing you can do except laugh...I am that laughter.
    TheGreatDisappointment TheGreatDisappointment 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    Flashed my boobz for a group of guys in a stag party
    Bev1978 Bev1978 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 11

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    I  did it again. :(. Why am I so useless?
    PercyJacksonisAWESOME PercyJacksonisAWESOME 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was in class today and this kid grabbed my hand to do something and it touched my cuts but he didn't realize and he was wondering why I was freaking out .
    unicornsydney unicornsydney 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    So far I ahve made a starfish (at a class) and a larger desert/cactus sunrise. I have drawn up a whale splashing in the moon nearly 3 feet by 2 feet. I can not wait to start it. I...
    ashorashe ashorashe 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

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    I am so glad that I have people that are looking out for me and helping me. I don't think I could have gotten through today with out the help of two of my friends. Life has taken a...
    Madhatter135 Madhatter135 18-21, F Oct 30

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    My name is Lyla. I have had alopecia since I was a freshman in high school. I am now a freshman in college. I am a twin and a Native American from Arizona. When it first started...
    lhatathlie lhatathlie 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    An emotionless void. Endless pain. Doubt. Fear. Misery. Insecurity. These have been my constant companions for so much of my life. Joy. Happiness. Love. Laughter. What are those...
    dawnzerleelight dawnzerleelight 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    The 29th of October was the anniversary of when my cousin committed suicide. My family is not especially close. I have a mess of aunts, and the family drama has gone overboard a...
    flypiggie flypiggie 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    I have a lot of dysphoria. I have hated myself for years, and sometimes, I think I'm getting better, but I still hate myself. I hate my body. I hate my body. I want to be a boy. I...
    savakora savakora 16-17 Nov 5

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    I'm not a writer, sometimes I lack common sense, and other times I make no sense at all. If you still with me for the nect few minutes though I only hope that it gives you some...
    InfinitelyCurious InfinitelyCurious 18-21, F Nov 12

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    I'm not a writer, sometimes I lack common sense, and other times I make no sense at all. If you still with me for the nect few minutes though I only hope that it gives you some...
    InfinitelyCurious InfinitelyCurious 18-21, F Nov 12

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    I was so happy when this apartment became available to me since I so wanted to move away from my verbally abusive ex-boyfriend who lived in the same building where I lived and was...
    heartprotection heartprotection 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    Yes I'm still alive, if it wasn't for my bf (now ex) and sister and her bf Doug I would have killed myself last night. I am checking myself in to a mental institution today to see...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    I'm not a writer, sometimes I lack common sense, and other times I make no sense at all. If you still with me for the nect few minutes though I only hope that it gives you some...
    InfinitelyCurious InfinitelyCurious 18-21, F Nov 12

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    I'm not a writer, sometimes I lack common sense, and other times I make no sense at all. If you still with me for the nect few minutes though I only hope that it gives you some...
    InfinitelyCurious InfinitelyCurious 18-21, F Nov 12

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    So its officially been four weeks since i have made myself throw up! Feeling pretty proud of myself. i'm still feeling very fat and disgusting but i am eating healthily and am...
    LeilaOlivia LeilaOlivia 13-15, F Oct 23

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    The best conversations and the ones I have with myself!!
    LosNLove LosNLove 36-40, F 8 Responses Oct 25

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    I have EDNOS (eating disorder not otherwise specified). I was a previously recovered anorexic and found myself falling into a bad eating pattern of EDNOS. How my eating disorder...
    OnyxHeart OnyxHeart 18-21, F Nov 13

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    Let me breathe. Let the sky be blue again and sun warm. Let me be, set me free. Things will crowd up on you if you let them. And I let them. I let them get so heavy they...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    i have to start being honest with myself.i have cheated myself more than anyone else in the world.
    Camouflage Camouflage 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Most people with Asperger's have co morbid's - mine is dyslexia - when I was being assessed for Asperger's I studied it intensely on the internet and I was great full to be able to...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M Oct 22

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    I have lived my whole adult life battling overwhelming daytime sleepiness and nighttime sleeplessness and for years doctors told me I was just depressed, until I feel asleep at the...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M Oct 29

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    I have two different kinds of amnesia from two unrelated incidents. In college I took an early form of a 'roofie' which erased -- everything-- the first 18 years of my life. I had...
    hollywinter hollywinter 46-50, F Oct 31

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    I had a nervous breakdown 20 years ago and wasn't hospitalized. I lost my children to rich people and was homeless for 20 years. I have OCD< ADD, Fatherless Daughter Syndrome...
    growth60 growth60 61-65, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    i feel it mostly late at night right before i sleep . i wish i could go running in the middle of the night . i wonder sometimes if that will give me relief. pero , alas, i can't...
    Chulazon Chulazon 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 10

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    I have a tendency to let anger build up inside. I was taught to not cause waves and be over-emotional. Obviously, holding it in just makes it worse. There are times I get so angry...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    Last year, my boyfriend got so tired of living in the loud city around neighbors who drove us crazy. He found a house 40 miles away in the country. I don't like the country, but I...
    screaminginside81 screaminginside81 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I saw a young man today walking with his girl. Talking, laughing, so happy. He exuded beauty, joy for life, & his girl. And she was enthralled. Made so happy. I wanted to pinch a...
    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F 7 hrs ago

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    It was just few weeks when I learned that I was cheated again for numerous time. Desperation and pain I think will always be in my heart. It's really hard to forgive and forget. I...
    ezzy2014 ezzy2014 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    For as long as I can remember I've never been comfortable in my own skin. Most of the little confidence I did have was shattered a few years ago, when the girls at my school...
    Awhiteorchid Awhiteorchid 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    People think that I'm the happiest person because I smile and laugh a lot. But actually I'm not. Sometime I just want to end everything when everyone that i trust cut all the...
    Julietxxx Julietxxx 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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