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I Am Trying to Do Better

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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

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    The most controversial thing in my journey of personal development has been determining when to be myself and when to improve. Does trying to improve and change how I am compromise...
    HigherLife HigherLife 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    I often find myself only praying or turning to the Lord in the darkest of hours, and I am trying hard to be a better christian even when the days are bright.
    Bela21 Bela21 41-45, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I really want to be a better person. I know im not the best i can be right now but i am trying really hard. I want to be nicer and more appreciative about what i have and the...
    appetanc3 appetanc3 13-15, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Omg Seriously, 2015 is in few days, I'm still trying to understand what has happened in 2014.
    Johnnystha Johnnystha 26-30, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    of late, i have started a program to lose weight....combination of reducing portions plus introduction of exercise into my sedentary lifestyle... its been 3 weeks now and i feel...
    rover112 rover112 22-25, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Why do we have to struggle so much to be empathetic to others? Is it because we are so different from them? Is it because we cannot understand their behaviour patterns? Or is it...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 31 mins ago

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    I am trying very hard to be happy but mrs Scrooge is really bringing me down.
    grinbearit grinbearit 51-55, M 18 hrs ago

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    I Know It Takes More Than Wishing~It takes effort to change things. Right now I do what I got to do to get by. And pray that I'm making the right choices. I'm trying really hard...
    PrincessSleepy PrincessSleepy 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I realized something recently: I was wrong when I said I have no pity for anyone.I pity you if you look down on others from high above, thinking you are some kind of God when you...
    1alwaysdreaming 1alwaysdreaming 18-21, F 13 Responses Dec 5

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    I dont know why lately this evil in this world is making me anxious. we are to fully trust God, but each day brings more drama. I fully believe in Jesus but need better coping...
    RachelSara RachelSara 41-45, F 4 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Like a lot of adolescents, I spent most of those uncomfortable years of change agonising over my own orientation, trying to work out from others around me (without making it too...
    morea morea 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I like stories that point toward solutions. I am trying to be a better person by... 1. Writing stories about my small successes 2. Doing something for others 3. Getting enough rest...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm working on being present. On living in the moment, but not in the way that justifies doing harmful, destructive things. Just living in the moment, in the purest sense. I'm...
    manzanilla manzanilla 18-21, F Nov 30

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    I am trying to be a good person. Some times I make mistakes. I will keep trying to do better next time.
    socialskillstraining socialskillstraining 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    I am always trying to better myself :) Everyday I try to think of something that would get me out of my comfort zone or something I could do differently that would atleast make me...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Hey so i know actons speek louder than words but ive been trying so hard to change i smile alot more and if im not then im just soo tired i forgot to, ive only been helping people...
    Lasbutterfly Lasbutterfly 16-17, F Dec 8

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    There was a time I was seriously thinking of doing an anger management course. I used to be angry a lot... On edge, frustrated, taking it out on anyone who got near me... Over the...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm not trying to be negative but it's just hard to accept the fact that I lost all my respect. I've had some many friends and many were loyal. And now I've lost it all. When I had...
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm really trying my best in school, I'm very nice to others, I try not to let little things get to me, I'm never rude, I'm very respectful, I'm always there for my mom no matter...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have a friend who used to ALWAYS ask me, "What's something positive that happened today?" It used to irritate me when I was asked that when I was in a funk. Because he wouldn't...
    xxblasianxx xxblasianxx 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Even when you put your mind to things, when you know everything can and will work out....it is hard. Hard not to feel terrible. Even just a few short hours in the evening can feel...
    saturnsdaughter saturnsdaughter 26-30, F Dec 1

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I feel a fire in me trying to grow, i feel the person i want to be in there begging me to find a way to be her. i feel my spirit begging to be fed. I feel it, Lord.
    seekingjoy88 seekingjoy88 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 25

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    A year ago I married a chinese sex worker. I fell in love and I know she loves me because she shows me every day, the little things she does that make love and marriage worthwhile...
    324604ccurtis 324604ccurtis 46-50, M 8 Responses Nov 29

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    It's hard to accept things I can't change. It makes me feel powerless I always like to think that there is a way to change things, make things better but sometimes there isn't and...
    0815Jade 0815Jade 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    So, this year has been full of disappointments, to the point I was seriously thinking about suicide, because most of my life has been the same. I always end up back to this point...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 6 Responses Dec 2

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    My boyfriend has been in jail since October 6th. Before he went away we had hit a rough patch in our relationship. I was feeling really distant and didn't really give him any...
    Fkinnon Fkinnon 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    "Waiting For Superman"Chris DaughtryShe’s watching the taxi driver, he pulls awayShe’s been locked up inside her apartment a hundred daysShe says, “Yeah, he&rsquo...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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    I'd really like it if people stopped saying "they're just jealous". Like seriously of what? An ugly face? A rude personality? A lack of talent in sports, schoolwork, and everything...
    carleyb148 carleyb148 16-17, F Dec 11

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    and i fail everytime because its unfair and i disagree to have this life forever i better die
    eighth eighth 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I can't change that I drove her away. but I'm better now. I removed myself from the people that were toxic on my life. But she can't stand me anymore but she's always on my mind...
    ozboybrian ozboybrian 26-30 2 Responses a week ago

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    Going to bed every night wondering how much longer you'll stay tortured here with us is not a recipe for a restful sleep. The last thing I think of at night is usually the first...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I hate that I can get so mad so easily sometimes. It embarrasses me and really hurts anyone who sees me like that. I don't want to lose my temper. I shake and quiver trying to calm...
    SheilaSmirks SheilaSmirks 41-45, T 5 days ago

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    Oh where to start well I'm no angel and we all know that been single 8 months or so. And two of my ex's are friends and one came over told we they talk and what it comes down to I...
    daddylove4u daddylove4u 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    The last few months of my life have been absolute hell. I've felt so alone and trapped by the sadness inside. For a 13 year old girl my personality is very mature, sarcastic and...
    JewelClara4 JewelClara4 13-15, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've been struggling a lot with unfullfilled desires and other things like fear of uncertainty in life. Most of it there's a reason to it I have a list of mental ilnesses OCD, BPD...
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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