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I Am Trying to Do Better

Tell us about what you have been doing to improve yourself 130 People

    Sometimes Being Better Just Comes To Me

    for the past few months, if not longer, I was not doing so well until a couple of days ago when it started to rain. I became so motivated and started having obsessive thoughts and wanting to clean. Yesterday i cleaned my front porch and the walk way that leads to my front door...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F Jan 21, 2012

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    And It Starts All Over Again

    only this time hes moved 15 minutes away from me, i am now the friend that lives the furthest away, except for his friends that he doesnt go see in SF. him moving away has really helped me not want to see him or hang out with him, its also easier to wake up and get on a bus...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F Mar 7, 2012

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    I Am Trying!

    I am trying to do better at a lot of things.  I guess the most important is trying to stop bossing my husband around....lol wow that one is hard.  He always forgets to do stuff and I try to remind him, however, he says I boss him too much so I am working on it.  He...
    beaglewoman beaglewoman 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2007

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    Worse With Age

    My childhood memories were happy.  I was always positive, full of fun and life.  I didn't have a perfect childhood at all (divorced parents, low income, teased a lot, not a lot of advantages, etc) but I had a good attitude about life anyway.  But as I get older I...
    SHWA SHWA 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 7, 2010

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    I needed time to get my head together took 4

    months but I feel so much better .
    SexyNightmare SexyNightmare 16-17, F Nov 15, 2014

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    Hi everyone who im friends with

    and even not here. I havnt been on in a long while and im sorry about that. Ive been getting much better and its led to doing more things and less getting on ep. So i wanted to post something! I do love most of you ep users... Thanks for being so supportive. Im sorry to you...
    Xychorite Xychorite 16-17, M a week ago

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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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    There Is No Try.....only Do

    We have enrolled over 13,000 new entrepreneurs in as little as 9 weeks. While, over half have had absolutely no experience and the everyday average person has finally been given the chance to LAUNCH their own career or simply put their own business on the front page of Google...
    RussCampbell RussCampbell 41-45, M Jan 10, 2012

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    I'm trying to do better

    but am constantly running into walls. I'm in college and doing well in school but, everything I'm trying to do fails. I just want to know when the struggles stop.
    Nior18 Nior18 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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    Starting Over............

     Fresh and new. I just hope i can live up to my own expecations. Sometimes I look back and it feels like yesterday. It's har for me sometimes to let go that i can't change others . Only myself, and I find myself trying to change how others act and feel. But you can't that is...
    PorcelainDoll PorcelainDoll 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2008

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    Try, Try and Try Again

    I'm not good at anything in particular really. I can do a few things pretty good, but I'm not an expert at anything to speak of. I have a job, but I need to try to do better and get a better job and make more money.(update: Jan 2010, still trying to find a better job...
    auz auz 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 19, 2007

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    I am trying to prepare myself for my mother's death. I am not ready for my mother's death. She is 91 years old and my relationship with her is complicated one. Like Luke Skywalker...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Many people, obviously the whole world, wanted to be a better person for themselves. However, there are many who didn't make it. Some of them made it and prove themselves to be a...
    Megumi07 Megumi07 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I'm trying to be a better person for my own sake. When I help others it helps me. When I'm busy my mind doesn't stab me with painful memories and thoughts. So I'm going to try new...
    Greensickle Greensickle 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am really trying to make myself a better person but it seems like everything i do is in vain. 😢
    Cubeball Cubeball 18-21, M a week ago

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    I lost my first love to cancer this year. Although we had broken up and both moved on long before he died he was a good friend to me before he died. In fact, he was my best friend...
    kdauthor kdauthor 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hello all, so I posted here a few days ago that I was trying to go Vegan. I have been off all meat products, eggs fish and dairy except for a few squares of chocolate for 5 days...
    restartnow restartnow 31-35, F Apr 5

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    I tried to be good with a person and now I'm being in line of fire from that person coz of silly reasons, tried my best to give them a reason to, not, treat me like useless stuff...
    krmehta krmehta 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I am trying to be the best person I can possibly be. I want to grow and expand my wings.... I want to fly and touch the sky~!
    OrchidLilacChrys OrchidLilacChrys 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 12

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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 6 days ago

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    I'm down from 118 to 115.8 as of today! Worked out for a month (4x a week) without seeing the scale drop. Kept at it though and have altered my eating drastically in the last...
    KJPKelsey KJPKelsey 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    Sometimes it is not necessary to say anything, your gut tells you exactly what's going on... It's better to accept what you already know.
    Karmario Karmario 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I didn't need EP for a while. I thought I was doing better but lately I just want to cry every day and all I think about is the past. I really want to run away where I have nobody...
    lonelyalways96 lonelyalways96 18-21, F Mar 29

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    This is my last miscarriage experience EP Link And although I wish I could try again (not just yet I want to wait to get past my original due date of 8/30 of this miscarriage) as...
    Triztemuneca87 Triztemuneca87 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I have seen and read about face-lifts and Botox treatments and God, its frightening to look at when botched ! Why would someone go through all this trouble??? We are all going to...
    KrisKrosSk8 KrisKrosSk8 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I don't know if I'm straight, bi, or curious because I find girls attractive but I don't think I would actually have sex with a girl even though I fantasize it a lot. I sometimes...
    JusttSomeonee JusttSomeonee 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 5

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    *PLEASE READ* I've already accepted my bisexuality and I just wanted to share my story to all of you here who are scared or confused or even ashamed of your mental and sexual...
    SonyaHazel SonyaHazel 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I accept with my heart the moment I live in and positive thinking leads me to a better place.
    nelice nelice 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    as time goes on I am having less hope that one day I will feel again. it's not Like I can talk to someone and feel better. no matter what I always feel dead inside. at least it can...
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F Apr 8

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    It is true. She makes me want to be the best person I can be. Not only for her but for myself too. She has been so influential in my life...in our life. I love you babe....more...
    UndisputedTruth UndisputedTruth 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 9

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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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    So this is now week 6 and 4 days tomorrow that we've had no contact with one another. 4 months since we've seen each other. I feel like I could just die. I miss him soooo much...
    ArizonaCheater ArizonaCheater 46-50 5 Responses Apr 9

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    I feel great. Even though him and I are no longer together, I am really trying everything I can to help him with his brain disorder... Even though apart. I still love him. I do...
    kc248753 kc248753 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Another bad day today. Good days just aren't lasting as long as they use to. Yesterday I wrote that it's one thing to think you're not wanted but finding out it's true would be...
    bunnyXbunny bunnyXbunny 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 10

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    For as long as I can remember I've always been treated as an outsider. Growing up I had anger management so it was always hard to make let alone have friends... I'm 17 and am still...
    supersonic098 supersonic098 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    I wish I could let go of past problems & move on with my life and be happy. I hold on to so many grudges and lost friendships and relationships that I ruin some of the best things...
    easedmysoul easedmysoul 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 11

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    My and my boyfriend were together 4 years and we love each other very much still as friends. I've moved on and kept my business to myself, he's now met someone awful who posts...
    lharker92 lharker92 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 14

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    "It's not about saving THE world. It's about saving THEIR world". My life passion and purpose is to change the world for the better. To be a father figure either to my country or...
    JohnVBlackburn JohnVBlackburn 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    Something happened today, something bad. It's quite trivial in itself, but its implications scare me. I was driving down the street in the heavy rain. It was pouring buckets, and...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 15

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    I seriously need to lose weight. my butt and thighs are too big and my hips are too big. I'm 5ft and 138 pounds. Fat hourglass and I need to get thin to fit clothes better.
    JoyJoy7 JoyJoy7 22-25, F Apr 16

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    I absolutely hate trying to loose weight its pants!
    poshbarbie poshbarbie 26-30, F a week ago

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    Took my measurements today. For the first time in a few months. Not at all happy with it. So I did some research and am trying to write some sort of long term workout schedule. My...
    Lydia93 Lydia93 18-21, T 5 days ago

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