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I Feel Like I'm Wasting Time

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 113 People

    Cycle of Meaning and Nihilism

    I get motivated and complete goals when I set them for myself but I always feel like I'm wasting my time. I want to change. I want to believe that something that I will do in my life will mean something. There are so many positive things I could be doing with my life. Aren't...
    blessedmovers blessedmovers 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 23, 2007

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    I think to myself..WHAT AM I DOING WITH MY LIFE?

    ! people are out travelling and experiencing amazing things but oh wait I know the problem...exams, school, education blablabla etc. we've basically wasted our youth on that and I'm not saying drop out of school I'm just feeling bored with life and that shouldn't be the case...
    lifecanbebeautiful lifecanbebeautiful 18-21, F Jun 5, 2014

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    Stop Wasting Time And Start Living Life

    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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    We All Are

    Of course I'm wasting time. We all are. Human life is absolutely without meaning, unbelievably insignificant on a cosmic scale. Time? Meh! So it's OK to waste time (unless it's in pursuit of "the meaning of life") but it's appalling how flagrantly we waste resources...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous 51-55, M 6 Responses Nov 6, 2009

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    Wasted My Time

    I have wasted my time online for the longest time.  Tonight, I said it is enough,  This is my last night.  I'm old enough, no more a teenager that I should spend hours and hours online which doesn't do anything for me.  I'm also married and I will start doing things for us...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 7, 2012

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    Nothing's changed at all.

    I'm struggling with my grades still and probably won't graduate high school. There's no point anymore. I'm just here, and that's all.
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F Nov 27, 2014

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    Got a Tire Round My Gut From Sittin On It

    There is always something to do, and always somebody not doing it, me.
    intothewoods intothewoods 26-30 Nov 6, 2008

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    I feel like im wasting time in taking driving

    loessns while I cant drive well as others:-(
    denez denez 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2014

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