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I Am Trying to Change My Outlook On Life

Are you trying to change your outlook as well? 96 People

    Compaining And Negativity

    I am a morose person by nature. There have been numerous times where I have been so disgusted by the way I think and the way I treat people. I want to change. Looking on my experiences, I have realised how much I complain. I don't even realise it. I want to stop because I don't...
    startnewnow startnewnow 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 12, 2012

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    I keep crying. It's truly sucks to know

    that at any point, I could just fall apart and let the feelings ripple out into my surroundings. I guess it's my brain trying to tell me that I can't always hide my feelings and that I need to let go of things. But if that was so easy then why can't any of us do that? The answer...
    JJSapphire JJSapphire 18-21, F Jan 19, 2014

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    New Vision

    i am trying to change my outlook on life because  I used to be a very negative person and had this delusion that everyone was trying to get one over on me. i always blamed all my troubles on everyone but the one who was really at fault, me.
    youngbuddha youngbuddha 31-35, M Dec 5, 2009

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    It hurts to think about my future

    because I know I do not have one, but I'm not suicidal. I realize I've been on autopilot, last night brought me back to reality and left me with nothing.
    Jasymichelle Jasymichelle 18-21, F Sep 17, 2015

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    After a While

    I am trying my best to be a good person. I don't think I have been bad or anything but just trying to better myself. I am so sick of having the weight of my husbands family on my shoulders and want to look at it from a different angle just to feel better. I don't know if it can...
    PrettyFlowerbythesea PrettyFlowerbythesea 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2008

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    Too Many Years Being Negative

    I want to start all over. I've been a single parent for over 16 years, struggled severely financially, been alone, been criticized, divorced, disappointed, broken hearted, rejected, clinically depressed, really anxious, medicated..blah blah blah But, here I am at work.  I...
    thoughts thoughts 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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    Well, as many of my EP friends know,

    I have been struggling a lot with PTSD, depression, triggers, etc. That is no longer the case though! Lately, I have been so happy and at peace, it's unbelievable. I began meditating through a guided meditation app on my phone, and it has brought so much peace inside of myself...
    treasureforever treasureforever 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    In my youth I was arrogant ,reckless, and ignorant. I acted solely to help only myself and I didn't see the truth because I did not wish to see. I did things I wasn't proud of...
    SladeTheLegend SladeTheLegend 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Especially when you realize you've passed the midway point. That is if you're lucky and live to a ripe old age. How life's priorities and added useless garbage change. It has for...
    MysteryManInHat MysteryManInHat 56-60, M 4 hrs ago

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    My demons are cutting me out.. I'm feeling like I'm drowning deep underneath the sea. I can't see any light other than the lights predators emit to catch me. I'm not sure which way...
    ollynobody ollynobody 16-17, M 6 hrs ago

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    i will never change my self for someone. i will change if i see something wrong in me. i dont want you to tell me, you just accept me or reject me.
    mkdpk mkdpk 41-45, M 7 hrs ago

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    I have passion about nothing in my life. It's always been like this. I don't want to achieve anything, I don't want to do anything. I just want the years to pass by and wait for my...
    Fwtw Fwtw 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Why can't I just die. Why do I have to be me. What curse am I under- or is this just life?
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    They say when one door closes, another opens. At this point in my life, I'll settle for a fricking window and a step stool
    Lloorrii2 Lloorrii2 41-45, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    ....with life, many times. So far, I'm still here. Pointless really, but nevertheless I've got nothing better to do, than try not to screw up my sons' lives more than I would if I...
    CallMeSal CallMeSal 51-55, M 10 hrs ago

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    At the end of the day is ur life..soo y shud u struggle to make ur self happy...
    Tumie05 Tumie05 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    I'm very assuming that my life here isn't easy I just think the way I am and I think someday I'll be out here and never return. so I was like a hard rock in the past I can't feel...
    aereuz2 aereuz2 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    Sometimes resigning yourself to the fact that your life is difficult, maybe more than others and being okay with this fact and maybe trying to make a difference to someones life...
    SunlightSeeker SunlightSeeker 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    It seems every day I only crave it more. That feeling that only the few lucky ones can truly experience. I want to feel love. I want someone to tell me they love me and that they...
    ashlenamya66359 ashlenamya66359 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Life is too short to wake up with regrets. Believe everything happens for a reason. If you get a second chance, grab it with both hands. If it changes your life, let it. No one...
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    Life is too short to wake up with regrets. Believe everything happens for a reason. If you get a second chance, grab it with both hands. If it changes your life, let it. No one...
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    Life is too short to wake up with regrets. Believe everything happens for a reason. If you get a second chance, grab it with both hands. If it changes your life, let it. No one...
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    i moved to another town it changed my lifestyle drastically i'm nostalgic .... :( i'll be leaving for 10 years .... for studies i'm homesick wanna come back home
    nerdy99 nerdy99 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    There were many times in my life someone was around at the right time to help me through hardships and that in itself has changed my life...for the best!;)
    Spitbak Spitbak 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    As many of you know, I am battling pneumonia for the second time this winter. I am not someone who is often sick. I landed myself in the hospital two weeks ago and was told that...
    Gracey0079 Gracey0079 36-40, F 15 Responses 5 days ago

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    i can be sleeping alone. i can be traveling alone. i can be living alone. i can be cry alone but i can't smile without any friends. dear users let's make friends with me.
    shakil1545 shakil1545 26-30, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm the end, we all want the same things, even though we are all different. We want love, we want money... We want to fit in, we just want to experience the best parts of life. I...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I really want to change my life. But  first of all i want to change myself first. So here's 10 things that on my top list to change myself. 1. No more mast ur bate 2. No more p0r...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    During the relationship I was happy, I was always having fun, I was motivated to gory out there and enjoy life with my beloved girlfriend... Then after she dumped me I became a...
    AskingEmilia2 AskingEmilia2 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    1. Beautiful Music for Ugly Children by Kristin Cronn-Mills. This book was, was, was, the reason I had the courage to come out to my Mom as Transgender. Parts of it still make...
    ProcessOfBecoming ProcessOfBecoming 18-21, T 1 Response Jan 31

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    Year 2550 Mars Surgent Demonair Ee.pr Repolov, is exploring the northern hemisphere with his team and searching for temporary energy fields to set up a new reactor. But, it's been...
    Turbo6O6 Turbo6O6 22-25, M Jan 30

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    I know one has already. It didn't work out but I'm thankful that it happened and I wait with increasing impatience to find the next person who will be that great change for me.
    Steelquill Steelquill 22-25, M Jan 28

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    I had never really met a person who had made me question everything about myself-my job, the way I view my relationships with my family, the way I view myself, my anxiety, my...
    sweetsexxylexy sweetsexxylexy 22-25, F Jan 28

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    A child called it, The lost boy and a Man named Dave. Three books about child abuse. I read them when I was in 8th grade and I've never been the same.
    NerdyBookQueen NerdyBookQueen 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    i only visit this site whenever i feel unhappy or depressed,so people might think i'm nerveous brake down..My questions and stories are obviously not super bright. But yes i do...
    babyblueeee babyblueeee 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    I'm so excited about moving...It's a new chance to start all over ...Meet new people, new job,new college ...I've learned from mistakes and my past.... I'm still growing and...
    Bronzeroses Bronzeroses 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    The only way I get something new from life, is when the changes happens. Unfortunately, I'm unable to produce those changes due to my lack of will to even try, if not the fear of...
    exodialp626 exodialp626 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    A friend asked me the other day "Do you sometimes wish you had never come on EP? Life would have been simpler." I thought about that a bit. I have to admit that sometimes I feel...
    LifeinWoodinville LifeinWoodinville 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 26

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    My big one is the Discworld series. Terry Pratchett challenged my way of thinking and values. I learned a lot from his work.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 26

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    All these years i let myself haunted by my own insecurities, i let myself absorbed all the negativities i don't even deserve. I settled for less, fear change. Avoiding anything...
    blitzkrieg7 blitzkrieg7 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    So - I don't exactly feel very GOOD at life. I have a pretty good brain inside my head, but for some reason it didn't lead me to choose the correct decisions. I even KNEW the...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 25