I Believe We Create Our Own Reality

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 841 People

    Yes, I do believe that to an extent.

    I mean, life is sometimes unexpected. Things happen, and sometimes those things are out of our control. However, I do believe that we have control over the way our circumstances are dealt with. We can choose to be negative and create a bad thoughts... or we can choose to be...
    BonnieProfound BonnieProfound
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 19, 2014

    Reality

    Is not that I want to remember it But the past always has this power to drag you back in timeYou'll see what could have been You see a glimt of happiness and joy But sooner or later you always wake up, and reality brings you back You claim yourself for everything that went wrong...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Feb 12, 2011

    Just What Is Reality?

    I do believe that we create our own realities.. because what "I" see as reality, is something quite different than what "you" see.  We each have our filters through which we view the world.  The bundle of our personal experiences, the culture we...
    Dee67 Dee67
    41-45, F
    9 Responses Oct 11, 2008

    It's Worth The Effort

    No one really got anywhere by sitting at home.  I tend to feel guilty if I watch T.V. for too long, for all the other things that need to be done.  It isn't usually the big tasks that require accomplishing, either, but the small details, which help make life bearable...
    UnderEli UnderEli
    46-50, M
    Aug 13, 2010

    Reality Is Subjective...

    I believe that reality is subjective... I have my own reality... but it may not be the same reality as yours... I have my beliefs and thoughts and morals and values...  and those are my realities... If you don't agree with my reality it doesn't make your reality less than...
    phidget phidget
    31-35, F
    3 Responses May 15, 2008

    It Is What It Is...

    We perceive it as it is, but then,m what are we sensing? Ah, the now, the then and the apprehension of what will be.   It's real, make it good!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 5, 2009

    Can Stress Be Calming?

    I spent last week gearing up for this week.  This week was suppose to be full of long hours, traffic, desperate phone calls from children and not enough sleep.  Each day this week my schedule has changed.  The anticipated stress did not materialize but the...
    Freestanding Freestanding
    56-60, F
    9 Responses Apr 23, 2009

    True

    Well, about 6 years ago I was diagnosed with Multiple sclerosis.my mind and body began to deteriorate, 2 yrs ago my wife was busted for prescription drug abuse, lost her job (she was the only one that could work at the time). Then she left me, or what was left of me and my...
    touchtalk2live touchtalk2live
    36-40, M
    Nov 2, 2012
    openwindows openwindows
    41-45, F
    Apr 30, 2013

    Stop Seeking and You Will Find...

    In a Native American parable, the creator gathers all the animals and says: 'I want to hide something from humans until they are ready for it - the realization that they create their own reality'.   'Give it to me. I'll fly it to the Moon,' says the eagle.   'No, one...
    anadolu anadolu
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jan 14, 2009

    Embracing My Own Sovereignty

    I have been a student of metaphysics for several years.  The most frightening and liberating experience I had over 10 years ago was listening to someone talk about personal sovereignty and the idea that we attract to ourselves what we think and believe.  It took me...
    bemystic11 bemystic11
    56-60, F
    8 Responses Mar 12, 2009

    Yeah

    Reality here. I'm a mother. I love my baby girl. I love going online, reading, going outside. I love vacation too.  
    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 6, 2008

    It's All Me!

    Being that I am the one who decides what I see, experience and feel. I am the only one who can create my reality. No matter what people say it is always me who decides. With that said I am the only one who can prevent myself from reaching my goals... The only limits I have are...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Feb 1, 2009

    It doesn't mean there aren't other realities

    trying to split mine apart though.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 28, 2015

    Bronnie Ware's book, 'The Top Five Regrets of the Dying - A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing' is a memoir of her own life and how it was transformed through the regrets of the dying people she cared for.

    Top 5 Regrets of the Dying For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with them for the last three to twelve weeks of their lives. People grow a lot when they are faced with their...
    openwindows openwindows
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 30, 2013

    This Is Unbelievable, But This Is True

    this is about the closest perosn i know as a friend...it was about the time when she was in college, she met this extremely good-looking and welloff guy & the guy was held by her beauty and charm ..n soon they realized they were in love...and later it was proved that it was...
    a1a a1a
    18-21
    4 Responses Nov 22, 2008

    Life Is a Self-fulfilling Prophecy

    I truly believe life is a self-fulfilling prophecy.  I don't think that we necessarily all get what we deserve, but we do create the way we see the world and therefore the way we act in it.  And the way we act has a counter to it which is the way others act towards us...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton
    36-40, M
    10 Responses Nov 18, 2007

    I Hope We Can

    I believe i can become a better person. I believe it so it is true. I have paid for my actions and will now reap the rewards of living a good life. Does anyone else feel this way?
    souloftheether souloftheether
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 10, 2009

    I'Ve Been Looking...

    i came into this world unlike any before me and unlike any after me.....as did everyone....why i came as i have and why i am as i will be...i don't know why this life was chose for me....or even if i chose this life....but i'm happy to finish the story...however it may end.
    sanchezy sanchezy
    31-35, F
    May 25, 2013

    Not at all. It is created by others

    as well. And few can understand your reality completely. We are lucky to find one that understands what it must be like.
    jeresey jeresey
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Aug 30, 2014

    and marketing helps us do this.

    .. by our own imagination! http://www.upworthy.com/no-one-applauds-this-woman-because-theyre-too-creeped-out-at-themselves-to-put-their-hands-together?c=reccon1
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71
    41-45, M
    Jun 23, 2014

    Love Life, No Regrets

    I believe that we all have the capability of making life into anything we want it to be; with a little dedication and determination, we can stop at nothing to get what we want.  Everything you do makes your life into what it is, no one forces you to be a certain way or for...
    beautifuldisasterxo beautifuldisasterxo
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 12, 2008

    Extraordinary Story

      Here is an extraordinary true story about a woman who was dying of cancer and had a near-death experience. Within days, her body was healed. But what's even more interesting are the insights she discovered about the nature of reality - and how we...
    anadolu anadolu
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Dec 21, 2008

    Why Must We Do This To Ourselves?

    A lot of people would likely read the title of this group and assume it means to take action of your own life. To get out there and seize opportunities and make things happen according to this driven attitude. Of course, with this way of thinking, you could argue that it happens...
    itsmesally itsmesally
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 8, 2010

    Me Too~

    I had no choice but to join this group as this has been my life's motto for decades, I am known for this mantra among my few close friends. Sometimes people don't appreciate this mantra, it gets on their nerves because it basically dismisses all whining and people love to whine...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone
    56-60, F
    Apr 12, 2012

    I Believe In Partial Control

    I believe that we do not shape our reality entirely. I believe that in order to know that the computer is a computer, it takes the faith of knowing someone Else's idea and accepting it as our own truth. Red is red because we were told it is red.  As for the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 13, 2009

    i have a different mom i think she never love

    anyone becuse she doesnt love or like me since i was born until now i think i need be married with someone who is just like a good mom i think I cant live without pure love anymore
    alimasoud alimasoud
    31-35, M
    Jun 19, 2014
    cashetty69 cashetty69
    51-55, M
    Sep 12, 2015

    Confirmation Bias

    I think the vast majority of all conclusions, even and especially those made under the closest scientific scrunity, are subject to confirmation bias.  This is the purpose behind "double-blind" psychology tests and the need for rigorous peer review. Confimation bias...
    Honir Honir
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Dec 4, 2008

    Reality must be one of the most

    and if not the most abstract concepts i can think of. What is reality? How can it be proven? These are questions that have plagued the mind of human beings probably ever since we started thinking for ourselves. I like most people have my own view on reality. I tend to think that...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 23, 2014

    I believe that every new life is like a blank

    canvas. And everything from that point is like a stroke of paint or some pencil shading. The work of fate, good choices, foolish acts, bad decisions, and even the fruitless years that you thought was mere wasted nothingness, the good memories, some kind words and gestures given...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 28

    The Blue Feather Project

     I discovered this wonderful idea that we create our reality a few years ago. However, it wasn't simply a conclusion that I came up with over time... I was far too young for thinking thoughts as deep as this! Instead, I got it proven to me that it actually works.. and that...
    fudgibaby fudgibaby
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 16, 2008

    It's True and Not Just At the Surface...

    To me, it's a fundamental truth that we create and attract what occurs in our lives.  I think the reason that happens is that the world reflects back to us what we put out there.  Here's a real example from EP. When I found EP, the very first groups I had added were...
    bioyah bioyah
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Sep 7, 2008

    A Story I Wrote...

    I wrote a story a couple of years ago about a relationship between an Aries-Taurus cusp and a Libra-Scorpio cusp. The saying goes "opposites attract" and this would make these characters exact polar opposites, which would make them perfect. They met in June and were mysteriously...
    ForeverNaive ForeverNaive
    18-21, F
    Aug 18, 2012

    Your Thoughts Equal Your Life....

    According to your faith be it unto you...
    openwindows openwindows
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 9, 2013

    100%

    We completely decide what we allow in our lives and how it will affect us. we decide what reactions we will have to these things. none of us are victums.
    goldie25 goldie25
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Aug 7, 2008

    Sometimes I Wonder……

    Reality is what we are living, whether or not it is real for anyone else if it is real for me it is real. If I think I see aliens it doesn't matter whether or not they are "really" there for anyone else they are really there because I see them. What is reality you have to ask...
    Chelebub Chelebub
    51-55, F
    Feb 10, 2013

    So True

    Everyone see's stuff different Cause it's what they precieve. I mean you hear all the time The Real world. What exactly is the Real World? What may be real to me, May not be to you. We Are the creators of our own World. It's in the way we look at stuff. :)
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Aug 6, 2008

    The Way I See It

    The layer of life that is based on reality, isn't real at all, but a figment of each persons view...their view of others, of life, and of themselves.   so reality, isn't about what's real- it's what's important, apparent and wanted.  It's the thoughts that we believe...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Sep 28, 2008

    Every single thing that we encounter

    and think and say and read effect who we are and how we perceive things. There's really no question about it. It's how two people can look at the same thing and see two completely different things.
    BoredNerd BoredNerd
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 18, 2014

    What Is Is, Isn't It?

    Or is it all just what is inside?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 24, 2009

    Every Decision, Action, Tho...

    Every decision, action, thought, etc. goes into making your own reality.  Sometimes you may share that reality with someone else but sometimes you don't.  It does seem at times though the more I try to create my reality the more unrealistic it gets because I fill my...
    KiaC KiaC
    31-35
    2 Responses Apr 11, 2008

    I Absolutely Agree

    I intuitively cannot see reality any other way. Yes there are plenty of books that agree with this i think though that we need to get past our emotional traffic jams that fog our senses to the truth. Sometimes it is a very difficult step but processing and releasing emotions...
    gothere gothere
    41-45
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2009

    I Believe We Have The Power To Control Our Lives

    I have read a lot here on EP and heard and seen a lot in my real life how people complaint about their unhappy lives and failures. I have seen many people going into bad situations from stable points.... I don't know what happens to them that they only fall .... if they lose...
    deeepsea deeepsea
    26-30, F
    Apr 12, 2012

    Too a certain extent we do ,

    we even create safety nets sometimes subconsciously , we even create some of our own misfortune at times . So it's not too far a stretch to think we can surely create our own happiness right ?
    Iamalostcause Iamalostcause
    22-25, M
    Jul 22, 2014

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