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I Am Trying to Change My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 143 People

    New Career Path

    I have been teaching for three years and it takes up 80% of my life and I hate it. I am too stressed and want a job that stays at work. I do not want to prep for work or work after work or do work on the weekends. I want more time with my husband and family. So, I have...
    lizzylizard217 lizzylizard217 26-30, F Feb 21, 2009

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    Unemployed To Self-employed Before 23 July 2012 - What Are The Odds Of That Happening?

    I have been unemployed for a very long time. I am in my late 40s, and have no business experience whatsoever. I left school at the age of 14 years old, with no qualifications and never did go back to get any (my biggest regret).I have aspirations of being self-employed by the...
    Craftworkcottage Craftworkcottage 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 25, 2012

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    Thanks for all the responses.

    it helps a lot in this conscious decision to improving life, making something outta it and really believing in it... Small steps have been huge milestones for me lately and i't going better. So, really thanks for sticking out with me so far. I feel grateful, and it makes me...
    Minimaxhall Minimaxhall 26-30, M 9 Responses Feb 24, 2014

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    My Life As I Know It

    I am a depressed person who is negative, pessimestic and hateful. I dont like a lot of things and thus become angry, lathargic and give up on myself and everything thing else. I'm not a very happy person. I've tried cutting out media, ******* friends and narrowing my options so...
    ladybuggirl182 ladybuggirl182 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2012

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    One Day At a Time!

    My life has been horrible... so many disappointments and abuse within it. And then I did the worst thing, by abusing myself too. But since last year, 2008, I've been working to change my life. Baby steps, little by little! And I got so very far too! :-D I admit, I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 22, 2009

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    The First Step!!

    I have been trying to make moderate to serious changes in my life for about 2 years now...and still some how stuck in a limbo. I quit my job 1 and a 1/2 years ago, and yet...still stayed on...out of greed, out of fear and that peculiar sense of inertia that seems to...
    RenR RenR 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2009

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    I learned that I want change

    and it worked or a short period and I still go back the same me after a while. Does anyone has some wisdom to share? Should a daily journal is used?
    climbinghigh climbinghigh 46-50, F Mar 27

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    Yeah, pretty much planing to do a 180.

    I need to reduce the stress level, witch means that i have to change everything in my life... I have to say, i am really exited about it
    AnjaM98 AnjaM98 16-17, F Aug 19, 2014

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    I feel like if you give up months of your life

    to help a family member if you ask for help they should.
    zakkiyyia8 zakkiyyia8 36-40, F Apr 1

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    So i finally decided it's time

    for me to change... to walk a different path in life... you know "renewing thyself". Sigh, it's hard, it really is. The temptations, the urge of going back. At times i feel like giving up this fight... trust me this constant battle with all these disappointments, its so...
    BlueFloraKae BlueFloraKae 18-21, F Dec 3, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    I was asked once what would I change in my life if I had such chance ? I thought hard about it and the only things that I found was avoiding hurting people and thanking to those...
    laughingsoul laughingsoul 41-45, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Like the title says, I'm a habitual procrastinator and it is coming full circle to screw me over in life with it's bloody vengeance. What you don't understand however, is that...
    Tsukasa102 Tsukasa102 18-21 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I am late to nearly everything. I keep trying to make changes, and I have made some progress but I still am late to work, family stuff, friend stuff, everything. sometimes I don't...
    aileen2 aileen2 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Today, I have this friend. 3 years ago, he came into my school. We bullied him a bit, but later on, I felt guilty. He used to be a nobody like me, but today, I was dreaming that I...
    WolfsterTheWere WolfsterTheWere 13-15, M 10 hrs ago

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    I think there's no recipe for happiness in our lives. I hear people say all the time they supposedly have everything in life- a loving family, friends, a girlfriend or boyfriend...
    Gayooshit16 Gayooshit16 16-17, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Just because i'm built like a tank doesn't mean you can run all over me, I was given the soul of a teddy bear, and the heart of a dumbass. life for me has stop being enjoyable. i...
    keyvincroft keyvincroft 16-17, M 8 hrs ago

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    I'm just so lonely and sad all the time.. what should i do ? i want to be positive and live my life
    MarwenB MarwenB 18-21, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    The Best That Money Can't Buy: Beyond Politics, Poverty & War by Jacque Fresco... A vision of technically achievable world viewed by many as Utopia or nonsense. The author debunks...
    KimKarlsson KimKarlsson 16-17, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I didn't play soccer this season like my other friends and now I'm afraid that I've yet again missed out on an opportunity to bond. These kinds of things haunt me and I always...
    youdontknowme0127 youdontknowme0127 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    My life is so incredible right. I am publicly speaking to hundreds of people. I am closer to nature then ever. I feel like there is a future again. Damn things change, never ever...
    Imaginist Imaginist 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I've realised something from reading over my other experiences, it seems you can be so miserable in a relationship but something always keeps you hanging on. It's all a lie. It's...
    Jin959 Jin959 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    I don't know what I want to do with my life, i have no clue where to start either, it feels kind of like everything i ever felt before has been wiped out and as much as i try to...
    lostinthisworld45 lostinthisworld45 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    I've been posting a bit in the more "depressed" part of Experience Project more because i have unsaid things I don't feel too comfortable sharing with family. So I look towards...
    xxRaindrop xxRaindrop 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 19

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    I am so overwhelmed by my life. The part that makes it so bad is no one cares, even though they can see it. I help everyone but I can't get anyone to lift a finger for me. Today...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Story of My Life: From Darkness to Light (epic poem about seventh to tenth grade) Story of My Life: From Darkness to Light The days go by as I think of you I'm sorry our...
    SeeingAuras SeeingAuras 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Hi guys. I'm 24 years old and, seeing as I'm going/went through a massive quarter life crises myself I decided to just make the subject my graduation project. You know, because why...
    Syrika Syrika 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    "I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be honorable, to be compassionate. It is, after all, to matter: to count, to stand for something, to have made...
    Katie419 Katie419 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    This might be my last job to live my life, I've worked for 5 different jobs in 5years, after graduating college. Now I am 27, I've dated 4 different wonderful man in a serious...
    27girl 27girl 26-30, F Mar 31

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    I'm trying to accept that life is not a joyful ride, that it is actually pain and sorrow also. I should be able to accept, that sorrow and pain are part of the beauty of life. And...
    Bluehalo Bluehalo 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I don't know whether to change my name or not. My real name is Hannah, but it's so boring and common and reminds me of ten year old shy bookworm me. My "nickname " is Frankie...
    irononmylips irononmylips 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    Hi Wolfie here :) Yall help me out I hate my name ( Fred Buzzardbreath) Hideous right ??? Well I wanna change it to ????? Rosco Buzzardbreath Wadya think ?
    wolffive wolffive 51-55, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I would like to change my name to my birthstone. Aquamarine it sounds so bewtifull lol
    ciarajones179 ciarajones179 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Really feel like cutting but I'm trying so hard to hold it in. I can't pretend I'm happy
    officialjaylove officialjaylove 18-21 5 hrs ago

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    But I don't want to offend my parents by asking if I could do so. They chose my name because they thought it was beautiful and they chose it for me so I don't want to offend them...
    dysfnkshnal dysfnkshnal 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Muy real name is Karla (Sarahi is just an alias) but I'd like to change it for something else. the problem is there are so much names than means so much cute things and sounds so...
    SarahiK SarahiK 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    My real name is Anderson(hate that name)..... my best friend calls me Andy....so I want to change it to Andy now...because....well....why not? haha
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Trying to accept things is never easy. It's ****** up how one day you bring me happiness and hope the next I think of you and burst into tears... I don't know why I thought this...
    Catho Catho 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I have been having problems with myself. And that has led to other problems. I grew up in such a terrible home. I grew up to be a contradicting person that is under developed and...
    xxRaindrop xxRaindrop 18-21, M Apr 7

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    The hardest thing in my life is dealing with my alcoholic father. He's been an alcoholic since I was born, but from what I've been told, he was not like this before. Quite the...
    n0stradamus n0stradamus 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I am trying to accept that the father of my child and I, do not work well together. But it's difficult when you fell in love with the person they use to be.. There were very good...
    krmdr krmdr 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I know you won't change what you are, though if you wanted to you might. Having just heard a familiar tone it makes me wonder why I bother.There's so much more out there to life...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Accepting the fact that I can't change how much people care or not, no matter how much I care is one of the hardest things ever, but I'm learning to accept and move on. People take...
    Debbiefrangipani Debbiefrangipani 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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