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I Am Trying to Develop Good Habits

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 167 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    So.. Recently, I've been trying to break a few bad habits that I'm not so proud of.. And, it's hard.. How are you supposed to just stop something you've been doing for so long...
    anxnymxussfangirl anxnymxussfangirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    i have several bad habits, i drink too much, i smoke, im a cutter(recovering) and i am my own worst enemy.
    fragilesoul813 fragilesoul813 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    i have a list of bad habit confessions so heres afew ^_^ i scratch my head too much i eat too much i complain too much i talk too much people tell me im mean which i guess is true...
    kyanitestone186 kyanitestone186 18-21, F Apr 9

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    I want to be more like Jesus in that he loved EVERYBODY, he was/is always calm and peaceful, and never gave into temptation. Some may say it's impossible because he's JESUS and we...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Try changing your eating habits? Maybe you have something you love to eat and its not so good for you. For me its chocolate lol.
    coraimaal coraimaal 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I found a neat, free, Android app called "When Did I Last? ". You can make a list of behaviors you want to stop. It can record the date and time you did the action. I also add...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses a week ago

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    Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become your character. Watch your...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    ive been trying to quit smokeing but everyone i know smokes its i dont even last a day when i try
    kittycat1598 kittycat1598 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    Hi and excuse the punctuation or lack of due to my phone screen not functioning properly I am involved in a charity ballet organised by a lady from my cycling club for a good...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 16

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    It's hard to get into the habit of eating healthy and exercising. I want to be a happier healthier person I'm just finding it hard to say no to bad foods and curing out bad habits
    epsarah94 epsarah94 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I have a lot of bad habits I'd like to kick with both feet. At the end of the day though, I dont have a choice but to accept the things I'm incapable of leaving behind rather...
    AcousticAnne1 AcousticAnne1 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    I don't know what is wrong with me, one week i physically can not stop thinking about food and when in gunna eat, then I eat EVERYTHING then after I'm making my self sick after...
    LostSock LostSock 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I have a favorite tenor who sang a most beautiful aria.The aria is from Giacomo Puccini's opera "Turandot". What has made this aria so popular is hugely due to the wonderful...
    VenusFactor VenusFactor 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    icantmoonwalk icantmoonwalk 22-25 Apr 5

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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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    xxRaindrop xxRaindrop 18-21, M 2 Responses 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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    “There are many good forms of meditation practice. A good meditation practice is any one that develops awareness or mindfulness of our body and our sense, of our mind and heart...
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    Good morning peoples :D Happy Monday!
    whatsmystory whatsmystory 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Internet communication was something new to me about an year ago...I always used internet but not its ability to connect you with other people. Now I think that it might be...
    rockstin87 rockstin87 26-30, M Apr 6

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    I probably should have gotten therapy years ago but never did. I'm so reluctant to share my problems with anyone. How could they understand, anyway? I'm so different everyone else...
    starling156 starling156 18-21, M Apr 8

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    I have so much potential I can do so much more So much more I am lazy My mind is lazy I am slow Doctor said my eyes are slow My brain is slow And I think it's the lack of food I...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    “Religion is an attempt to get control over the sensory world, in which we are placed, by means of the wish-world, which we have developed inside us as a result of biological and...
    icantmoonwalk icantmoonwalk 22-25 Apr 5

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    53 years is a lot of time to develop skills
    janey53 janey53 51-55, F 6 Responses Apr 10

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    I am guilty, i know. But i am trying to keep myself away from here. I m trying good,my friend. Why did you go away? why.......................................................... I...
    noblerain noblerain 31-35 Apr 11

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    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    The struggle you're in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow, don't give up.
    RyanRockwell RyanRockwell 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 11

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    Okay so I was 187 pounds and I lost six pounds! YES! Now I'm 181 pounds. I posted on Facebook an people say I look so good and my cousin told me I looked good. She private messaged...
    MizzChocolate99 MizzChocolate99 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 18

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    "The struggle you're in today is developing the strength you'll need for another day so don't give up!"
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm not sure what this title exactly means, but the way I pictured it, is that someone is telling the general public that they are in general, a good person, but break or snap...
    DementedKarkat DementedKarkat 13-15, T 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Today was a good day. I ate healthy today. I smiled more. I didn't take life too seriously. I tried to relax more at work. Sunday's are usually good days at work. There...
    authenticbeauty authenticbeauty 22-25, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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