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I Have Learned Many Lessons In My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 427 People

    One thing I have learned over the course of my

    life is people who are quick to offer advice to strangers are generally not very good at it.
    JackisMe JackisMe 41-45, M May 17

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    Lessons Learned.

    I have learned that your happiness should always come first. You shouldn't put others before yourself. I have learned to not accept advice form someone who doesn't have to deal with the consequences, or has never experienced that situation. I have learned that karma truly is...
    Amay408 Amay408 18-21, F Oct 27, 2013

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    Life happens in stages

    for every one of us. The lessons are taught by those in formal environments as well as informal environments, in family life and in world life, in passers-by and in friends, in curriculum and in actions performed. You are best friends with someone and have been for most of your...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jun 9

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    I have learned that things don't always go

    as you think they should go......that life is full of opposites you would never dream of......that some things are not easily explained little lone able to be explained......that we don't have forever even if we think we do......that each encounter counts for something even if...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 13

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    Life teaches me many things every day.

    I was not born with a whole brain. I was born physically disabled. I was born with extreme sensitivities to many things. I was born unable to comprehend certain logical and simple things while being able to comprehend deep, artistic and emotional things. I am sad there can't be...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 8

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    I have learned and taught myself to never get

    my hopes up because I get disappointed every time
    findasilverlining33 findasilverlining33 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    so i wrote about the story

    where a guy tries to rob me and I jump on the back of a speeding truck, then tell him to go ahead and shoot me, when he pulled out a gun. This is the opposite story, lol, but I figured it was still fair to share it. I was dealing lots of coke at the time, and I would drive from...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Aug 12

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    How Stolen Bread Tastes....

    I went to Fred Meyer to get unsliced round sourdough bread, because my wife loves to pull it apart and have it with chili. When I got home I couldn't find the bread and I searched the kitchen, entryway, garage and the car...no frickin' bread! Sigh....so I head all the way back...
    AlaskanHero AlaskanHero 46-50, M Jun 25, 2013

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    Sunlight appears everyday to tell us

    that this brand new day is a chance for wrongdoers to correct their mistakes, dream followers to do what it takes, career builders to put together their steps like flakes, and success seekers to finish what success their great well makes! As long as there is sunlight, there is...
    amine31 amine31 31-35, M Sep 4

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    always remember that your present situation is

    not your final distination.the best is yet to come
    amine31 amine31 31-35, M Sep 4

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    Give love with all of your heart Never assumed

    no expectations You have your own rule You have a voice to say yes or no If your happy go..... If not leave.... If had a vacant share teach a good Advice... Comes to a great crap Experience......
    mjmjharu mjmjharu 26-30, F Mar 19

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    The Worst Decisions Of My Life

    This is a long story, but i have had this on my chest for 1 year, and i need to get it out, so weather or not your prepared to read it is up to you. Anger. As powerful as it is dangerous. I remember my parents telling me to never make an angry decision, but I was always too...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 20, 2013

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    I feel like life is a game,

    and it gets harder as we progress
    dravensNewAccountxc dravensNewAccountxc 16-17, M Apr 29

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    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F Sep 4

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    take all the time I need to heal emotionally.

    Moving on doesn’t take a day; it takes lots of little steps to be able to break free of my broken self...
    octobernine octobernine 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    I Have Learned Many Lessons In My Life

    i know life has it,s up,s and downs and i have had my share. i have learned to handle adversity better than before. i find when i drank to much bad things seemed to happen. so now i drink much less, and usually i can avoid a situation that can get out of hand. i have stopped so...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M Mar 27, 2011

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    Back to my childhood days I used to think

    that monsters are only creatures with ugly faces; now that I'm old I see monsters with lovely faces!!!!!!!!! Only now I came to know that my perception about monsters was, certainly, wrong!
    amine31 amine31 31-35, M Sep 4

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    Do not wait for anybody

    or anything. Do whatever you can. Build your hope on none. Swami Vivekananda.
    DelightedRaj DelightedRaj 31-35 4 days ago

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    If "Indiana Jones" and weird searches on the

    internet has taught me anything it's that: Some things are better left unknown.
    Novemberman Novemberman 22-25, M Mar 10

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    The Lessons Are Numerous

    It is not possible for me to list all the lessons I have learned in my long life. But, I can pass on to others one of the most important lesson, it is that try and learn from the mistakes of others, because you will never live long enough to learn from your own mistakes. There...
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M Apr 6, 2013

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    I have learned when you have nothing to hide it

    makes you look more guilty and when your telling the truth you get handcuffed and ***** searched multiple times at a international boarder
    idkAndrew idkAndrew 26-30, M Jun 9

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    5 Beautiful Messages !

    1 ) Stay away from anger… It hurts…Only You ! 2) If you are right then there is no need to get angry, and if you are wrong then you don’t have any right to get angry. 3) Patience with family is love, Patience with others is respect. Patience with self is confidence and...
    thelivingdoll9 thelivingdoll9 22-25, F Jan 12

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    dollysworld dollysworld 46-50, F Mar 3

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    Life is like riding a bicycle,

    in order to keep your balance you must keep moving...
    ElizabethSwannTurner ElizabethSwannTurner 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    Life is a just like a mystery book.

    .. It gives you different kinds of experience to teach you what is the world and people around you... But it's up to whtr to learn from the situation or nt!
    Dharmik0417 Dharmik0417 18-21, M Dec 21, 2013

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    One of the earliest lessons I learned

    as a child was that if you looked away from something, it might not be there when you looked back. - John Edgar Wideman
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Oct 11

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    I Have Learned Many Lessons In My Life

    i know life has it,s up,s and downs and i have had my share. i have learned to handle adversity better than before. i find when i drank to much bad things seemed to happen. so now i drink much less, and usually i can avoid a situation that can get out of hand. i have stopped so...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M Mar 27, 2011

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    The most painful goodbyes are those

    that are never said.......
    AmethystMoon77 AmethystMoon77 36-40, F Mar 10

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    Well don't go to lousiaianna

    that place is a **** hole and their jails sucks
    idkAndrew idkAndrew 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    in the blink of an eye,

    everything can change.so forgive often and love with all your heart.you may never know when you may not have that chance again.
    amine31 amine31 31-35, M Sep 4

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    Of course I have.....

    isn't that the point? Some lessons, I had to learn more than once....just to to be sure I got it. (I can be a bit obtuse at times) But some of my most cherished and revered experiences are ones I didn't think I wanted.
    Babydoll42 Babydoll42 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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    I am sure many of you have leaned a plethora of

    life lessons, so I am not reinventing the wheel here, but I find it more curious that some people seem to inately know how to live their life, while others (like me) seem to always make mistakes and have to learn various painful lessons or feel that they always make the wrong...
    chatty1962 chatty1962 51-55, F Oct 6

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    I'm young, 16, but I feel like

    if I died right now, I'd be okay with it. My life has been so meaningful so far. I've done so many things that made me happy but also helped benefit others. From mission trips to Haiti to teaching kids how to surf, I feel like I've learned so much about the world and the people...
    pinkylo7 pinkylo7 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    The more time continues,

    the more I realize. Time has given everyone the opportunity to make life, to live and breathe. To remember the moments in life, for time is just a fragment. We live in a time zone that is limited. After understanding the concept of gravitational pull, the layers of atmosphere...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M May 8

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    Take A Look At My Life And See What I See

    Well i always been always optimistic about life and experiences. Even though i been through alot. Like my childhood was ok to me. I spent my 10th birthday in a shelter because my dad left us for a another woman. He still with her to this day but he isn't happy (karma is real...
    msquawna24 msquawna24 22-25, F Jul 30, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I certainly don't want to forget the past, and the lessons it gave...The truth is - life now is getting out fully of the dark and into the light. "When we begin to take our...
    samemay54 samemay54 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    Bday party at the office, year after year. It has become a permanent date in the calendar. That day, I already set my mind on what to do. As I use the motorbike to work more than...
    samemay54 samemay54 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    We are all rowing our boat across the river of life; all starting on the same shore, all going to the shore across the way. Some row one way; some row another way. The current runs...
    samemay54 samemay54 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    EP is becoming complicated and full of contradictions...... dig through the files like a maze, decode, pick up tag words and hashtags in other peoples' posts, to finally arrive to...
    samemay54 samemay54 41-45, F 8 hrs ago

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    I really have learned from my mistakes and I feel today I learned a lot. I won't go into great detail because I doubt anyone on here cares. I'm not saying that in a pout and...
    HONAW HONAW 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    i have messed up my life so bad and i am in constant depression. its like i dont know how anyones life can be this miserable i just feel horrible about myself and the way i look...
    unlovednbroken unlovednbroken 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Wake up Go to college Come home Use internet Eat Sleep Repeat!! Thats my life right now, i feel like i have no destination, i have nothing interesting in life!
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    10 Life Lessons I've Learned 1. Dressing up and doing your makeup always makes you feel good. 2. Those days when you lay around the house in sweats and a hoodie with your little...
    hellerpeople hellerpeople 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    Today, I learned that many tumblr girls who act all cutesy ect, don't really care for for others, only themselves and attention. I've been talking with one girl for several weeks...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    In my own world,I thought I was the only one depressed. Nobody understand my anxiety and I stopped trying to get people to listen. I joined EP and threw those thoughts out the...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    This has to do with my personal health, comfort, pain management, and basically just how to make the quality of my life a little better than it was, not even two days ago. RUNNING...
    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M 2 days ago

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    Just feel like saying this. I attended or volunteered if you want to call it that in a six month program called the Challenge program. It was a military based structure school...
    alfredy666 alfredy666 18-21, M Sep 26

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    My past has lead me to where I am. The experience has aged me beyond my years. The emotions I have let me know I am still alive. My family and friends are part of me. The smile...
    johnbaldwin johnbaldwin 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    On those days when I am in need of perspective and I might feel stressed beyond endurance, I have to take out some quality time even just for five minutes. I have to change my oil...
    teabookbliss teabookbliss 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I always let little things hurt me.. Mostly because i am very sensitive which doesnt always end in good results.. Ive been through soo many different stages that i dont even know...
    believexo believexo 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 27

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