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I Am Working On Becoming a Better Me

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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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    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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    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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    I definitely am not who I was on yesterday

    or even last week. I am striving to be..to become a better version of Me. Although I am not perfect and make many mistakes, I realize that at the very core of it all....I love ME...and I love even more the ME I see in the future. "The past can hurt, but the way I see it, you...
    Selfhelpme Selfhelpme 26-30, F Mar 2

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    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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    Working...

    As of now it's not really happening *sigh*
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I believe every day is another opportunity to better myself. Though I'm not where I wish I could be, i'm far from where I've been and I've come a long way. Change isn't fast, it...
    BrohovahsWitness BrohovahsWitness 18-21, F Jul 7

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    I am becoming a better person because of the things I've been through. I am learning you cannot fight fire with fire and the only way to a better life is thinking positive. Living...
    faithmonyai faithmonyai 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    My room is beginning to look better then it has in a long time. I've gotten rid of lots of stuff (well at least I think so XD) and its starting to show!!!
    KimTin33 KimTin33 22-25, F Jul 15

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    Sometimes in life you have those moments where you reflect back and wonder how you got where you are in life right now. As I reflect on that I remind myself that everything...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Haha I couldn't say it better Steven Weinberg.... With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people...
    jordo1818 jordo1818 16-17, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I'm working on being positive and happy loving others, life and myself ❤❤ Be positive!! Nothing is worth it! Time is precious Much love and peace ❤❤
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am 22 and although most have been through hell and back.. I have to. Right now I am a single mother of a 3 year old. Her dad chooses not to be involved, his loss not mine. She's...
    Natasha1128 Natasha1128 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Bradley Witham was born in White Plains, New York. His mother and father were artists, who have inspired Witham a lot. Since, childhood, he had a very curious nature. He always...
    moore284 moore284 26-30, M Jun 26

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    I am not who I am supposed to be in many ways. 15 pounds overweight. No muscle tone. No college degree. Dropped out. Dont speak good Spanish and my Chinese is almost nonexistant...
    Timanonymous Timanonymous 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    It took a break up to make me realize that I needed to be a better person. My attitude and my beliefs were not very good. I want to continue to grow closer to God and mend some of...
    LaurenMckinney LaurenMckinney 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I am relatively homebound now due to dystonia. I go out with my husband and rarely with friends, and a walk, swim and shopping is an achievement. I can not perform much physical...
    GroundedButterfly81 GroundedButterfly81 31-35, F Jul 10

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    So I just started watching anime again recently and I wanted to watch some real-life problem related anime and I found one called Welcome To The N.H.K. The anime is about a person...
    ShesGottaBeTheOne ShesGottaBeTheOne 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I got my gym membership yesterday and I also began working out yesterday. I've always been on the smaller side. At the most I've weighed 140 but right now I'm 125. Even though I'm...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jul 3

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    I was very fortunate to have a dad who taught me the value of kindness. Growing up, any time I had a problem, he always had the best advice to always find a way to never hurt...
    SupernovaxGirl SupernovaxGirl 26-30 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Portable speaker is different from traditional big speakers in terms of a convenient size to carry of small volume speakers, supply the power with their own batteries or lithium...
    electricproducts electricproducts 18-21, F Jul 3

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    I don't know if I am becoming anorexic but lately I have been obsessing in starving myself the more I could. I literally stopped eating lunch and breakfast. I would also skip...
    PureAmy PureAmy 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I haven't gotten there yet, but I can see it in my future! Right after I graduate med school I want to start working towards a better future for younger girls, women and children...
    thanamesnyaa thanamesnyaa 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    The whole life thing. The whole, it's going to get better - hang in there thing. The trying to remain positive thing.. Life just isn't working out
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Being the type to prove that i can be the better person, than ANYBODY could,would, or expect me to be. 🌹
    Richesss Richesss 16-17, F Jun 28

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    Honestly I just don't know anymore every time I try to be positive on life things just go bad again. Every since 7th grade things haven't been all that but things didn't really get...
    XFallingAngelX XFallingAngelX 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I am 47 years old and was diagnosed with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia 10 years ago. It was a very upsetting realization after 2 years of searching for answers. I unfortunately...
    cjpcar cjpcar 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    I'm afraid I am becoming anorexic.... Right now I weigh 95 lbs (43 kg), and have a bmi of 14.7 I know I am very underweight, but, I don't look my weight at all. When I look into...
    littlewolf1 littlewolf1 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 6

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    For two years I have been on the borderline of becoming anorexic and being anorexic. Its like a curse set deep into my heart. I can't help but only fall victim to the very thoughts...
    RockingRockel RockingRockel 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    So as the title states. I think I'm becoming anorexic. Again... Last year I had developed an eating disorder but got pregnant and now that I'm 3 months pp I'm really starting into...
    haileyara23 haileyara23 18-21, F Jul 7

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    I have a well-paying, professional job that is sucking the life out of me. I could do it if it wasn't also sucking the life out of my wife, who works in the same office. She's...
    ThroughAGlassDarkly ThroughAGlassDarkly 31-35, M Jul 10

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    Everyone should experience working out in HARD-MORE, its what we are ment to do genetically, historically and BIOLOGICALLY. We were hunter gatherers, in the wild, chasing down our...
    slipdasystem slipdasystem 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Since I hate latching onto friends when I get in the state I'm in at the moment, I will do the alternative: share my experience with complete strangers in hope of some sage counsel...
    HansFizzlebeef HansFizzlebeef 18-21, M Jun 26

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    On me own! I hate being watched, dislike and find it hard to tell people what to do, rubbish at negotiating and it's difficult enough for me to make decisions let alone making...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jun 27

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    Every now and again I get this sudden burst of energy that makes me wanna work towards getting a decent 'beach body' and afterwards I feel so motivated and so much better about...
    Addictedtoablade Addictedtoablade 16-17, F Jun 27

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    im pretty fit and I love it just wish I had a workout buddy. Im starting weight training for my arms shoulders and back. I love women at the gym better than at the club.
    PhoenixSky PhoenixSky 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Have spent 25 years working to improve the human condition. Been lied to, stolen from and manipulated by political and economic forces. Lost everything. All I have left is my...
    speedo369 speedo369 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    A Bucket Filled With Tools And Getting Closer Again The crisis between my wife and myself started around Christmas and came to a terrible high at New Years eve. I left the family...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I have been working hard the past week build my relationship with God and enjoying it. Why does Satan have to dig his ugly claws in? I was doing just fine with out his interference...
    Crys88 Crys88 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    How am I supposed to find work when my EP friends keep posting fascinating, disgusting, bewildering things? Guess I better start looking for a cardboard box with wifi to live out...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    June 13 2013, I was in a major car wreck and broke my back. I am recovering exeptionally well. However, since I was out of commission for such a long time I am way out of shape...
    justagirl4u justagirl4u 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Cutting has begun! Before pic...after pic? Hope it'll get better
    GymLover89 GymLover89 22-25, M Jul 12

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    I remember this time last year when I was getting ready to go working & traveling around Australia, lots of my friends were so excited & happy for me. Others haven't spoken to me...
    verityjay verityjay 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    First day of work went GREAT! :D I love it! My co-workers are amazing people, and I can't ask for better people to work with.
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 2 days ago