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I Am Trying to Develop Good Habits

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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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    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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    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 19-21, F Mar 15, 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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    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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    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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    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 -

    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 am so obsessed with so many weird habits...!! the most-- i love to crush chalk pieces..i was so addicted to that during my school days that i would steal chalk from the cupboard...
    MonicaMonish MonicaMonish 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Sometimes I really hate dramas... I rather watched Romantic, Comedy etc.. but drama? nah... But sometimes I admit that I used to watched dramas.. lol I don't wanna feel crying over...
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    I'm actually a guy but I really need help learning to deal with my wonderful wife each month. It's bad. Very. Very. Baaaad. I don't know how to say it strongly enough. We have a...
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    Boyfriend cheated. again. led about it too. Im feeling alone and worthless. I'm scared i will fall into old habits if I don't talk to anyone soon. Is there anyone out there that I...
    Stoller Stoller 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I think i am not a good girl because i do not say prayers regularly and disobey my parents shout on my sisters,make love on call with my honey.whenever i do something like this i...
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    i know if people are trying or starting to do that to me. Don't try to fool me coz i knw when people are fooling me.
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    favi4et favi4et 18-21, M 5 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. Epicurus
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    Diamondgirly Diamondgirly 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Life gets rocky and people do some stupid things. ..hurtful things. We do as well intentionally or not that's how life goes some times. If you love someone and they hurt you...
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    "Life is like a camera. Focus on what's important, capture the good times, develop from the negatives, and if things don't work out, Take Another Shot" ♥️
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    Life is like a camera Just focus on whats important and capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if things don't turn out. Just take another shot
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