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I Am Trying to Develop Good Habits

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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'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 19-21, F Mar 15, 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 have had to develop good listening skills, and it has taken nearly all my life up to this point. Listening is about being totally present, being in their world while the person...
    Cpaz33 Cpaz33 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    A better description would be 'I am trying to break vicious habits' because I have a tendency to inflict injury upon my own moral character, through my own vice, periodically. I...
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    When I was little I was physically, verbally, and sexually abused. I try to move past my past but it seems nearly impossible. I don't sleep at night, I have picked up some nasty...
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    5'5 size 18 age 20. Seriously trying to lose weight. I am not massive but my family has a bad health history. Diabetes runs in my family I've seen the damage it has done to my...
    FierrrrceNadia FierrrrceNadia 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 16

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    AKT has designed and created Countless kitchens of all variations for patrons throughout the Perth location."Terry was the most tidy, punctual tradesman we have experienced. He...
    Devon1739q Devon1739q 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    Ok so I have been reading this book about mini habits and so far it has really been great. It talks about how many times me have to do something that is a positive thing before it...
    Bela21 Bela21 41-45, F Oct 4

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    Nothing so needs reforming as other people’s habits. Fanatics will never learn that, though it be written in letters of gold across the sky. It is the prohibition that makes...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 13

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    I used to be happy. Until I experienced the world worst breakup. We knew each other for five years, dated for eight months, and have been broken up for two years...and I still...
    NikkiNova NikkiNova 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    What is termed good or bad ? Let's start with the good news to WHAT I THINK IT IS- good can be related to things done in words , thoughts , deeds/actions , not necessarily to...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M Oct 5

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    I don't need a threat of eternal damnation to not kill someone I just don't do that because I have no desire to and I know its wrong. I don't do good deeds just because I think...
    ProfessionalCynic ProfessionalCynic 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 8

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    "I'm sorry, but I don't want to be an emperor. That's not my business. I don't want to rule or conquer anyone. I should like to help everyone, if possible, Jew, gentile, black man...
    AwesomePossum17 AwesomePossum17 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 30

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    Talk only if you have something to sayListening is an art which am developing since quite some decades. I try my best to not only listen with my ears but also use my sense of sight...
    kuveeraa kuveeraa 36-40 4 days ago

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    I wish I was good enough to keep you busy. I wish I was good enough to be able to capture your attention and have you not worry about anything else. The reality that I've come to...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    If you can find humor in a situation, it is a sign of a highly developed mind.
    3Dogmatic 3Dogmatic 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    "I was a complete fool" - Brooks Newmark MP, on sending explicit photographs of himself over the Internet to someone he thought was a political activist with whom he was developing...
    supersnipe supersnipe 56-60, M 2 Responses Sep 28

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    In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision. Dalai Lama.
    JosephSpartanCrimson JosephSpartanCrimson 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 5

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    From the oblivious bateyegirl files. One year we were camping at my land with some friends. I had been out mowing and managed to get a pretty good burn. Well my husband...
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    This is my 4 day without smoking. I have tried in the past to stop smoking but this time it is FOREAL>>>>> :0 My goal is to not smoke weed for the next 3 months. I quit my job...
    Homeristhebest Homeristhebest 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 5

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    "Whatever people says is about themselves. But you become very shaky, because you are still clinging to a false center. That false center depends on others, so you are always...
    silverfox54 silverfox54 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    soo i've been trying really hard not to get depressed, or anxious.. i was doing good until a couple of days ago. but im still trying even tho sometimes i just lose it. i try really...
    aliv12 aliv12 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I never feel good about myself, and i have a psychology classes in my college, i found out i have a almost medium self esteem which is near to the low self esteem. It is weird that...
    oceanend oceanend 18-21 Oct 4

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    "The original story here had the key words "but more importantly I wanted attention". Anyone serious about suicide will do it in a definite way, not take a bottle of Tylenol which...
    occularpatdown occularpatdown 18-21 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Kudos to people who can handle a good conversation online and offline.
    Provinceana Provinceana 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Good questions are questions I have to think to answer.
    BreakingTheBad BreakingTheBad 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    Good friends are one in a million. I'm talking about those soulful people who will tell you the truth so you can grow and they let you do the same. They will support and want the...
    itspirit itspirit 36-40, F 4 hrs ago

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    In a very good mood :) Chat me :) Enjoy it , it won't last long :P
    CGilmartin CGilmartin 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I cut myself it feels relieving. I felt numb for a while and it's the only time I feel something the pain isn't bad because it proves I'm human I can feel and if I can't feel love...
    KTRose KTRose 16-17, F 56 mins ago

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    I am just trying to find my place in a world where everything is so difficult to understand.. What I am is what I am, or at least wanting to be anyways... People have to understand...
    OmegaHunter OmegaHunter 13-15, F Sep 29

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    We all have good and bad in us. Nobody is 100% good or 100% bad. I am trying to be at good side. Evil is nothing but a fear of depression and failure which is making me enemy of my...
    Jms04 Jms04 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 6

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    I dated ( we'll I wouldn't say date) someone for 21/2 years who blatantly told me he didn't want a relationship, yet wouldn't let me go. He was a Christian rapper (go figure) who...
    lovables310 lovables310 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 14

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    I'm a full time father of an 8 year old boy. My ex left before my son was 1. Both my son and I are in therapy (different therapists) and I'm working hard hard to be a good father...
    rsgalindo01 rsgalindo01 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 24

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    “Life is painful and messed up. It gets complicated at the worst of times, and sometimes you have no idea where to go or what to do. Lots of times people just let themselves get...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 24

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    Tired of trying to make friends Tired of trying to be the nice guy Tired of trying to stay a virgin Tired of trying to fit in Tired of trying to find the right girl Time to...
    EBestest EBestest 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 4

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    I am having a really emotional day today. I feel like I am not good enough for my mentor. he is awesome. He makes me laugh. He is a good person. He's amazing in every way and...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    I used to be a generally happy person. Use to be. However, lately I have been quite terrified to notice how good I have become at hiding my feelings. Every once in a while I...
    Skittles2587 Skittles2587 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    Yes its very important because if someone is trying to share an important thing with you and if you keep interrupting in between than it annoys them and mainly one should always...
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    I find connecting on EP through written word gives me a split second more to think more thoughtfully and carefully on communication, that has made me a better person. I am able to...
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