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I Am Trying to Develop Good Habits

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    One Day At A Time

    A few weeks ago, I found myself discouraged, depressed, and feeling stuck as to how to help myself. I had just quit my job, which left me more time than usual to sit with my thoughts. However, by absolute chance, I was looking on Facebook where I follow the page for the movie...
    hooponopono hooponopono 26-30, F Oct 8, 2013

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    Starting With Water and Exercise...

    Eventually will cut out the junk and fast food more.  I was raised eating a lot of veggies and fruits so I really do love those and the only thing I really don't care of is corn at least not canned whole, creamed none of it and celery. EWW But occasional corn on cob is...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic 31-35, F Apr 3, 2008

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    Good Habits Develop Hard.

    I was going to write a brand new story titled " I want to develop the best habits I am able, to be optimally effective in my Life ". I know, that's a very long title. Then I found this one "I am trying to develop good habits", and decided to click on it, although I sensed that...
    SlowlyHealing SlowlyHealing 41-45, F Apr 10, 2011

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    I tried to go to bed on time today at 10 pm it's

    now 5 am lol I couldn't fall asleep and i hadnt used the comp all day either and was so stressed out i needed to use it,i tried distracting myself actually over ate a bit while trying to distract myself from the comp it was mostly healthy food but still i hate over eating it...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    I'll Try.

    I'll really try to stick all cd's back into the good box!I really will try!But it is a funny surprise no?Never knowing which one will be in which box...?
    illiona illiona 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2008

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    Sex, Drugs, and Rock-n-roll....

    So maybe my life wasn't exactly like the title, but it was damn near close. I joined this group because my life over the past two years has been about developing better habits.  After two and a half years of constant drug abuse, family conflicts, and an abusive relationship...
    torimarie torimarie 18-21, F Mar 15, 2008

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    Where's The Fun?

    It's a struggle to wake up early, to go to bed on time. I never feel good early in the mornings no matter how many articles I read saying that this is our natural rythm. I workout. Sad to say I am Not addicted. When does the fun start?? I run. Every step is hard. Eating healthy...
    mtiff mtiff 26-30, F Jan 10, 2013

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    So Any Things

    I have to stop the smoking habit! I have to stop the smoking habit! And the most important thing is I have to stop the smoking habit!
    JustSillyStuff JustSillyStuff 46-50, T 2 Responses Apr 4, 2008

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    Good Habits -

    I've always been very interested in self-improvement and have read many books and tried to implement their positive suggestions! I would usually go along fine for a few weeks but then usually finding myself back where I started somewhere down the road!  I made some small...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 16, 2013

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    Some Physical and Some Mental Habits..

    I eat very healthy. Loads of fresh vegetables, low fat and hardly any junk food. (I do enjoy some french fries every now and then but I couldn't eat them more often than once in a month). -BUT I drink about 1 litre a day, which is very low and can't be healthy and I think...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 4, 2008

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    Hello, my name is Laurentiu and I'll be 18 next mounth on the 16 of july. My father abandoned me and my mom since my birth, so I grew up without the leading of a father. Since I...
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    I am trying so hard to stay away from cigarettes. any ideas?
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    Trying to break negative thoughts about my relationship because we're long distance. It's already hard enough.
    ddg96 ddg96 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Yesterday I drove by someone whom I had developed a deep hatred for. He was suspected of touching someone whom I care deeply about. It took every ounce of will power to keep from...
    HonestQuest HonestQuest 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Does "good and evil" truly exist in this world or are they simply a "man made construct" developed in guiding others toward a better understanding in to why certain individuals...
    WitchOfWoodStock WitchOfWoodStock 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    This is one that I heard a client say. "Life is happier when you're good to people." I think that's very true. Sure, we all get screwed over at times when trying to help others...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 31-35 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I ate my last meal but feel like excercising before bed. Its 15 mins before 1 am. So i can go to bed @ 3 am. Im trying to slowly reset my sleep pattern. So if i sleep at 3 ill be...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F a week ago

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    Some days turn out better or worse than others – that’s a fact. But ultimately, the way we feel about our life and ourselves has the biggest impact on the outcome of each day...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I just have to say this: my life has a historic landmark; and that is the day I discovered Japanese toilets. I will not get into details but Freud would be fascinated by my...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 7 Responses a week ago

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    My intentions are always good because without trying to be nice to others, considerate and helpful, what is life about? The trouble is I care too much sometimes
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I am trying to kill the cynicism inside me, here are my attempts. 1. It upsets me knowing that many successes are due to robbed ideas. 2. I wish my mother had a higher IQ, so I...
    YouAreNotWhoYouSayYouAre YouAreNotWhoYouSayYouAre 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I don't know if this is the right place to search for answers, but I'm at a loss of where to turn. About a year ago I was working in a remote camp environment where you're living...
    dpower1131 dpower1131 26-30, F Jun 20

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    self harm, partying, dealing.... it's all things I've bin trying to break since 13
    reynakaynine3 reynakaynine3 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    I have a habit I had since I was 11. Self-harming. I'm really trying to stop. It's true, but it seems like I have been addicted...
    onedaydreamer onedaydreamer 22-25 4 Responses Jun 19

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    Not so much IRl as on internet,at least i give some attention here.Giving an advice to someone is very responsible thing in my opinion,having necessary life experience or perhaps...
    somerandomguyfromspace somerandomguyfromspace 31-35, M Jun 19

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    Life is ALL about ***… you are either covering it, laughing it off, kicking it, kissing it busting it, trying to get a piece of it, or behaving like one… or you live with one...
    Miklee02 Miklee02 41-45, F 13 Responses Jun 19

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    “For millions of years flowers have been producing thorns. For millions of years sheep have been eating them all the same. And it's not serious, trying to understand why flowers...
    SilenceEvermore SilenceEvermore 22-25 2 Responses Jun 19

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    Relocated Blog Post Originally posted Jan 7 2013 I Guess This Is Goodbye Again...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F Jun 19

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    Everything I have learned in therapy and DBT especially teaches that it is vital to live in the current moment. It is sad that good times must end; nothing lasts forever though...
    Writer1967 Writer1967 46-50, M Jun 19

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    Despite my few good attributes I'm basically a ****** person. Therapy, drugs, and good sex won't change it.
    haylilly haylilly 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 18

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    Tolerance must be my theme, this time upon this earth Some teach if I want beauty, I must deal with ugly first They say that I must experience the negative, and heartache deep...
    1HelluvaMessGma 1HelluvaMessGma 61-65, F 5 Responses Jun 18

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    I'm really trying to stop getting drunk... But the problem is I like myself when I'm drunk. I'm not an alcoholic.. I just think that the drunk version of me lives life much better...
    psidou psidou 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    my bad habits are not letting things go. ive tried sooooooo hard. I just cant
    jonesypoo jonesypoo 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 18

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