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I Am Working On Becoming a Better Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 188 People

    A Better Me

    A better me,That's what's needed,Now,I've got the magic ingredients,It's a matter of using them,Change,I'm sure,It'll come fast.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 4, 2012

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    Who Am I?

    One thing that I believe is really important in life is to know who you really are.  Not someone that someone else wants you to be.  For the past 3 years I feel like I have lost who I really am.  I tryed to be the person he wanted me to be. ...
    RomanticDreamer RomanticDreamer 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2008

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    I Can Not Own What Is Not Mine

    I have begun to realize through self discovery ( and the support of so many here ), that I can not be everything for everybody. I have to take time for me. One of the things I gave up years ago was my music. I spent hours and hours practicing, composing; I had...
    angelwings626 angelwings626 41-45, F 6 Responses Dec 10, 2008

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    Who Is Me??

    I woke up one morning and my marriage fell apart . . the man I have been with for the last 14 years was not the man I married this one morning when I woke up.  He has left me, moved out we are attending counciling and he says he is trying to clear his head...
    cfulgrif cfulgrif 26-30, F Dec 13, 2009

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    I Will NEVER eat 2 MINUTE NOODLES ever again,

    I have had to much of them. New Diet!
    Zamowell Zamowell 18-21, M Sep 29

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    Working...

    As of now it's not really happening *sigh*
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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    Because It Matters!!!

    The decision to become a better person is or can be the most important decision that you can make. I realize that life can be so much simpler if you focus on making someone elses day or making the world a better place. You will begin to notice that life has more to...
    SJADE21 SJADE21 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2008

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    Paradigm Shift

    I joined Experience Project several months ago, at the cusp of my transition to university. It's very humbling to read back on that first post that I made; I was a scared, confused eighteen-year-old, with no idea of her purpose or value. If I had the capacity to speak to my...
    ElysianPeace ElysianPeace 18-21 May 15, 2013

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    Change

    The time for change has come. I ended a seven year relationship with a very bad boyfriend who I now realized manipulated and abused me to the point, I had no self-confidence and was honestly contemplating suicide. The heart break still hurts. I miss him like crazy, but I would...
    JasminelynnB JasminelynnB 26-30, F Jan 11, 2012

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    Always Working On The Better Me.......

    I am always working on the better me. I have come a long way. I was not such a nice person years ago, very cold, harsh, mean, distant...and the list could go on. I am still hard, but yet very fragile and soft to a point. dealing with things in life a lot better. I am approachable...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Aug 23, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I've been shown something to strive towards. I may fall and stumble along the way but once I rise to my feet I'll never fall again. That's a promise.
    Ace2117 Ace2117 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 17

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    I believe I can never learn enuf. I like myself more each & every year bc I learn something from everyone I talk with. I'm always willing to take good advice
    MiddleSister45 MiddleSister45 41-45, F Nov 17

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    I hate when people judge me because I'm trying and it takes time to progress .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Nov 17

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    Hello, Hope everyone is having a good day. If you are reading this on 11/27/14; Happy Thanksgiving. Well, its been another year. I am a lot better than I was when I first...
    redphoenix911 redphoenix911 41-45, M 6 hrs ago

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    I like exercising and working out to be better physically. Mentally, I don't care what people think of me. I workout everyday. I eat healthy. I used to be really sensitive now I'm...
    teresaboo teresaboo 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    When I was a young girl, curly blond hair ,blue eyes, sincere smile full of laughter and but very shy. Life seemed so easy . Until the age of 5. I remember all of the good times...
    zylahgirl zylahgirl 26-30 1 Response Nov 2

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    Hello, I wanted to share this story, because I can't tell my mom neither my sister! They would freak. Everything started last year when I met this really skinny girl, let's call...
    samisol1 samisol1 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 17

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    I would like to become more - supportive - of people. It's one of the things I've started to almost 'study' in people's interactions. I grew up in a family that was fine...
    elevating elevating 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    I'm a young male adult and, I've been chosen by God to preach his word. So I am trying my hardest to better myself. So that people may look at me and see his grace instead of my...
    BubbaSasquatch BubbaSasquatch 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    After just over a year I am finally resurfacing. It's taken over 12 medication changes, a year and a half of on going counselling and (at long last) a good doctor who cares, to get...
    js246 js246 22-25 Oct 30

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    I visited my brother in law at the costal town of my city where he played a host for two good weeks. While there, I saw this coco and sort of captivating broad whose hubby was away...
    Deflex Deflex 31-35, M Nov 1

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    Who doesn't want this for themselves? In a way it has gotten better, but I still feel an emptiness inside. I was never a happy person even as a child. When I was a child, I didn't...
    PersephoneStardust PersephoneStardust 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    I have been working out for a whole month and I'm already getting results. My stomach is more toned and my *** is lifted more because of squats. I don't go to the gym so I do...
    teresastarr teresastarr 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 5

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    I've made my efforts to become complete, but as soon as I reach the top of my goal, I come skidding back down only to trip and break my leg on the way down. In other words, I'm not...
    alexandr4 alexandr4 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    It has been two years since I graduated high school, the time that should have been spent doing something worthwhile was wasted on doing nothing. My whole life up until now has...
    NONtoxic NONtoxic 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 11

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    I like who I am but know i can be better. I have trouble with people who think they have a right to judge who i am and what i look like. I look like a super model and i guess bc I...
    exoticlotus21 exoticlotus21 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    I wasn't able to post yesterday since I ran out of time. I really wasn't wanting to work out due to aching muscles, and I really was crunched for time, but I didn't let myself off...
    SupernovaxxGirl SupernovaxxGirl 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I've been working out with my best friend lately to relieve stress from the splitting of me and this guy I really care about. I've been feeling a tad bit better about myself and...
    xkxexe xkxexe 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    I’ve gone through situations in my life where, now and again, I’ve experienced unfortunate panicky incidentss and alarming outbreaks, with all the crazy emotions included...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    I've been working on myself lately. I want my hubby to always be attracted to me. I know I'm not ugly but I still feel it some days. Today I worked out for an hour hard. Feel so...
    armstrong7984 armstrong7984 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    I haven't been working out like I used to. I've noticed I've been getting a little flabby, but I didn't think it was too bad. I'm pretty skinny, really. Ten, last night the...
    SupernovaxxGirl SupernovaxxGirl 26-30, F Nov 17

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    Went back to work after a couple of days off and it felt great! I love working! Work is inspiring and fun and challenging! Much better than sitting in my *** feeling sick and doing...
    Hard2Beat Hard2Beat 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Always working...trying to be more tolerant, more patient...trying to better my body...mind...spirit. It helps me deal with those in my life who are not so much patient, tolerant...
    sunnygrlamy sunnygrlamy 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Being a pilot has a certain thrill and charm, like many little children who say we'll become pilot when we''ll become older, I also had the same dream, ambition of becoming a pilot...
    mrshahbaz mrshahbaz 22-25, M Nov 2

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    I try and resist it. I'm a cynical guy anyway. But every time something affects me personally, I feel it getting to me. I guess in my more pragmatic moments, I just accept that the...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Nov 3

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    From very little boy, I wanted to get one leg cut of, it always appeared to me as a wonderfull experience to live. Then of course, with the years, wanting more and more, I came to...
    must308 must308 46-50, T 1 Response Nov 5

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    I was listening to a song called "you there" by Aquilo. I suddenly heard a beeping noise on my right ear, my dad said that it was an early symptom of becoming deaf. I'm scared.
    Dandywishes Dandywishes 13-15, F Nov 11

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    Every time I get into the groove of working out something comes along and I stop :(
    jojokarel jojokarel 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I have screwed up so much over time and even recently, I still screw things up just for the sake of me being me. I don't actually try to sabotage my life and turn others upside...
    CinimonGypsy CinimonGypsy 41-45 1 Response Oct 30

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    I guess you could say I'm not the worst person you will meet.im nice to ppl I'm sweet to the girl I love.i care but I have a dark side to me and sometimes I don't care I do things...
    cameronsmith cameronsmith 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    Where to begin ... My wife and I experienced a set back in our attempts to improve our marriage. I found some evidence last week of an on-going emotional relationship she got...
    lonelyguy375 lonelyguy375 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    Especially when I'm working out. :)
    Roz2014 Roz2014 41-45, F Nov 11

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    The ice cold chill from my single pain window woke me from a dead slumber. I lay in bed cocooned in the down comforter listening to the rain pitter patter outside. The slate grey...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    Love yourself, only God can do it better .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    I want to better myself , I want to be all I can be. I will not settle for less and I have to beat the odds. I want to fix what others broke for me.
    CleverMindsAlwaysKnow CleverMindsAlwaysKnow 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    My relationship with my father means everything to me. We haven't been as close as we always were lately though. He's been working more since he started his small business and it...
    anonymoussouthernbabe anonymoussouthernbabe 16-17, F 5 days ago

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