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I Be a Better Human Being

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 People

    I Want to Be Better...

    I know I have a short temper, can be lazy and selfish. I would like to curb my bad temper and think of others more.
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2009

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    What a Gift!

    while i've been recovering from foot problems, been trying to get through Gandhi his autobiography, i'm nearly through my first reading of it, will read it again, as i'm reading through it there are a lot of hindu indian terms, words and names which can lead me astray of...
    leosdisciple leosdisciple 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 17, 2008

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    Firm Believer

    ....the mouth speaks what the heart is full of. ----Jim Beggs   i forgot love is a four letter word to some people, please forgive us.
    leosdisciple leosdisciple 56-60, M May 5, 2008

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    Of Course

    I am always doing things to improve myself physically, mentally, and spiritually. My goal is to be a much better human being each day more than the last.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 19, 2011

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    I Have Chosen To Forgive Joel

    After a year and a half torn between pain, depression, anger, and bitterness; after the mess that is my life and how I still suffer the aftermath of the breakup, after the sense of betrayal and the pent-up anger... I have finally, consciously, chosen to forgive Joel for all the...
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F Sep 22, 2010

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    Doggonnit

      I hate running over squirll's.   Whyyyyyyyyyyyeeeee
    leosdisciple leosdisciple 56-60, M May 8, 2008

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    Pass It On

    just viewed the tape of poor little girl being abused at the car wash. so sad, the situation, i felt contempt for the perp, but with trying to be a better human being i recall him (Ghandi)saying hate the sin not the sinner, amen, if we dont stop the cycle it will never stop.
    leosdisciple leosdisciple 56-60, M Mar 7, 2008

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    Cat

    we do'nt appreciate all the beautiful things in our trivial little lives sometimes. just observed my feline companion jumping onto the table. what a beautiful site it was to behold, he paced, contemplating, evaluating if the jump was to be a wise, fruitful decision. the crouch...
    leosdisciple leosdisciple 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    Be a Happier Not Demanding Person

    I get feeling alone and I do like being alone, but I demand too much from my wife and caregiver and I should learn more self astem
    Ratfink Ratfink 51-55, M Jul 31, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    is that weird? i like being social a little bit, if i can. but in the end i like being alone, or at least around people who had more of my interests.
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Your birthday is coming up soon... and tonight part of me wonders what I should do. I know you'll think I've abandoned you if I don't contact you that day... But I hope you'll...
    sweet7sephora sweet7sephora 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    I do not have the power or conversational prowess to convince other people to stop caring about how other people are living. But I do have the power to ensure that my son will grow...
    ChemicalMouse ChemicalMouse 26-30, F 14 hrs ago

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    I think I should stop reading negative experience and focus on the people in my circle.. One thing for certain is their moral compass is still pointing at the right way.. I saw, 1...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 13 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I have made some mistakes in my life and i regret almost all of them but know when people find out what i have done they just judge me on that. They don't know what i've been...
    momo189 momo189 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    The more open I become with myself and my surroundings, the more open I become to other people around me. Most of the people I come in contact with are too far into their own heads...
    Conscious7 Conscious7 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Honestly everyone here disgusts me stop being ******* whiny and fight back. Wtf is wrong with you no two races look the same all because you seen some poll on how black woman don't...
    Dickbutt123 Dickbutt123 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    What better theme for a night-time story than one of love? It's such a long time since I've been writing in the night, last time I did was when I quit drinking, and I remembered...
    Fable Fable 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    As I post this, "Human" by Natalie Grant is playing on Pandora. Beautiful timing. "A little love, a little kindness A little light in this time of darkness It'll be what makes us...
    TheOpeningViolinist TheOpeningViolinist 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    “It was the first religion that preached and practiced democracy; for, in the mosque, when the call for prayer is sounded and worshipers are gathered together, the democracy...
    PosterGirl PosterGirl 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    This is going to be very long winded and I'm posting this because I need to vent and need to know who else is going through something similar and how they're handling it. Here goes...
    Kristy37 Kristy37 36-40, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    If anyone needs advice on something i will gladly think on the problem and give the most serious answer i can. I have an interest in human behavior, have spoken with many people...
    maleficus maleficus 22-25, M 3 days ago

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        Should people with mental illnesses including suicidal tendencies stop dating until they are "normal"?If my mental illness affected my ability to be in a...
    weirdWorks4me weirdWorks4me 22-25, F 29 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've noticed the only time people seem to have time for you is when you have no time for them. You can spend weeks or years just being there or being present, but as soon as you...
    CptAustin CptAustin 26-30, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I love solitude. that's all, people think I feel alone and I'm sad but I just love being by myself. Sometimes I think I'm just not made to be with someone else in my life or to...
    adunas adunas 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I just passed the two year mark of being a widower. Now starting on year 3 it gets different but I wouldn't say it is getting any better. I am finding that the 22 years I had...
    lonelyinroc lonelyinroc 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    why do divide people up into groups?who will fight for the civil rights of necrophiliacs ,zoophobia is a choice as well insest no different WHY MUST WE DEAL IN GOOD BETTER...
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hallelujah!!! Same-sex marriage is legal in America, all 50 borders of this nation cannot override any expression of love whatsoever! Rejoice all my LGBTQA++ brothers and sisters...
    MentAl69noMAD MentAl69noMAD 18-21 5 days ago

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    I am truly working on the becoming the best me as possible. I am the type of person that has put others before myself and I am aware I do this, so, I have to find a happy medium...
    AwakenEdge AwakenEdge 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Was I the only one who found how interesting it was when all of these people who say they promote love, understanding, no judgement, and acceptance, went bat sh*t crazy when...
    SereneWarrioress SereneWarrioress 18-21, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Often I walked away when i feel not needed, useless or just functional as merely an accessory.. unlike other people who wont give in their dream position even tho they are sucks at...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm too cold and heartless to be considered a human being.
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 a week ago

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    You would be surprised but it's not just human kind on here. I'm not entirely human, but I'm human to and can choose the kind of person I want to be. Treating other inhumanely is...
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M a week ago

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    Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere you´d like to go...I enjoy both, at different moments...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F a week ago

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    It all started a few years ago, when I'd look in the mirror I would see a human but I knew it wasn't really me, rather just a lump of flesh staring stupidly outward. I was pretty...
    wishingicouldlovemore wishingicouldlovemore 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Willy's the one I call on, for car maintenance, (after my husband died). In the eyes of people, he was strong; successful. He had a gf, Florie, a homely woman, but an ideal...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 7 Responses Jun 25

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    Humans...could have been better...
    Waqasauce01 Waqasauce01 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    My mom always compares me to... Herself. That's right. My mother compares her daughter to herself. She always says that she knows best, she's always right, she knows how to do...
    salmon140301 salmon140301 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I enjoy solitude, but when I hear the other tenants in the building around me throwing parties and interacting with people, it makes me feel lonely. But, if I'm in a roomful of...
    Lynessence Lynessence 31-35, F Jun 23

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    I understand it's our human impulse that make us liars, but can't you see that but being honest, straight and truthful only creates a web of deceit and mistrust. Be honest always...
    Savions Savions 22-25, M 4 Responses Jun 23

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    I've been alone for about 2 years now. It's my choice, I just can't seem to find anyone I have anything in common. I meet ladies who can't communicate or are not truthful! I...
    PhotoJose PhotoJose 56-60, M Jun 22

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    Which means we should work with each other, instead of against one another! Banish war and greed where there are hostilities behind betterment. A chain is only as strong as its...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M Jun 21

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    I don't know if this is the right place to search for answers, but I'm at a loss of where to turn. About a year ago I was working in a remote camp environment where you're living...
    dpower1131 dpower1131 26-30, F Jun 20

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