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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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    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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    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 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 3 Responses Feb 15

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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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    Well for now I should give myself a big pat on

    the back for the new life I'm creating. Bad habits had to go, drug use, not eating or having time to eat, I had to leave my girlfriend to ensure I stay away from bad habits, (she was a 24/7 stoner) and she had a brother who was on ice, it was a bad environment for me and it was...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M Jul 30

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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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    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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    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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    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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