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I Its the Simple Things In Life That Makes a Difference

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    Simplicity Is What Keeps Me Sane

    Simple things are never really appreciated until they're not there anymore, and only then you realize how important they are in life. Little things like the sun, animals, a view...whatever it may be. The simple things that make a difference for me vary widely, nature plays a big...
    rajiv123 rajiv123 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 6, 2011

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    Might Mean Much, Might Mean Little.

    it IS THE SIMPLE THINGS IN LIFE that make life, well life. Helping is a part of it, and what i think is that understanding is one of the biggest part of life. correct me if i am wrong but i think we need to help elders and we need to stop polluting the air with smoke and gas...
    zipseal zipseal 18-21 1 Response Feb 13, 2009

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    You Wouldn't Think

    That a easy chore such as doing the laundry, washing the dishes, vacuuming the floor or even cleaning the room would be a big deal, but it is to those who do it all of the time. A cup of coffee with a fritter for a quick breakfast in bed for the one that you love would be a...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 8 Responses Sep 19, 2010

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    Not the Cost, But the Value That Counts.

    About twenty years ago,I helped a lady to pass her driving test, she had a younger brother who had been oxygen starved at birth, and was attending a school some ten miles from her home. He was an easy going lad and no trouble to have in the car when I was teaching her...
    Cherpee Cherpee 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 22, 2009

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    Simple Things

                                              it really is the simple things...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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    Bling

    It's strange that life is full of tricks. Blue smoke and mirrors come dancing by our eyes for a few decades, tempting us, shining in our searching eyes, blinding us with their "bling" and then, like magic, we wake up one day, the glare, the fog, all of the tricks have suddenly...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 56-60, F 2 Responses Sep 14, 2011

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    I Love You

    when I hear those words from one of my kids or my husband all the troubles of the day just melt away I know I can make it through anything and I know all will be well
    librakitty05 librakitty05 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 5, 2009

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    simple joys :) i bought a wafer called knoppers (the label says it is made in germany) can't help but smile like a kid in every bite :) haha the simple things in life..Germans...
    missanonymouz missanonymouz 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    "The simple things are also the most extraordinary things.." Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist ( you can eat this one - the flower.. See photo)
    Kardia Kardia 36-40 1 Response May 1

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    At the end of the day's B.S., the simple things are getting home to your spouse, kids, a loyal dog, a warm meal, and a good bourbon/whiskey
    lonewolf3762 lonewolf3762 36-40, M 2 Responses May 16

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    I live simply. I wear the same old pair of Chuck Taylors until they disintegrate. My wheels are a 1982 Wagoneer that I can fit the most important things in the world - my kids and...
    wayward71 wayward71 41-45, M 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    I love when people say hello. Although it may seem small...a simple hello can really mean a lot. When people do speak to me it often makes my day.
    tomcat3999 tomcat3999 22-25, M May 11

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    I love it when my friend ask a question to me. It makes me feel better
    enayelyueich enayelyueich 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    Every place on Earth has its unique type of beauty. Photo taken in Guatemala
    isuvillaga isuvillaga 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    You know what makes me happy? I asked my best friend to the prom and she said yes
    MichaelGabriel00 MichaelGabriel00 13-15, T May 2

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    what is the simplest thing to be appreciated?
    Sugarface1 Sugarface1 46-50, F 12 Responses May 17

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    The beach....sun on my skin...sand in my toes....a good book....simple and perfect!
    SouthernGApeach SouthernGApeach 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I could sit on a bar stool looking out at the waves in Puerto Rico for the rest of my life
    Imhungrytoo Imhungrytoo 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 29

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    Trail running, hot chocolate and afternoon naps, curled on the couch with a good book.Cooking a delicious meal in the kitchen on a rainy day with a favorite music album or...
    EchoAmorphus31 EchoAmorphus31 22-25, T 1 Response Apr 30

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    Just being alive is amazing. Life is beautiful.
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M 5 Responses May 10

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    Enjoy life while it's still great because you never know when it will go downhill in terms of situation and health. Sitting in the garage sippin' beer, smokin' a cigarette...
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M May 16

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    When was the last time someone behind you at the grocery store gave you the extra $ (that you thought you had) to pay the cashier? People that do things like that amaze me. <3
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 19

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    Life is like riding a bicycle... to keep your balance, you must keep moving....
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I can't say things I don't feel. Like sometimes BPD puts me In such a heartless mood and even if my partners telling me They love me and I know I love Them I won't feel it and I...
    blasianalien blasianalien 22-25, F May 8

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    Is therapy expensive for this problem? I've been trying so many different things for my problems, and it seems like BPD, which I highly suspect I have, keeps getting in the way no...
    dinorap1 dinorap1 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I stArted up therapy again, after having an on and off relationship with it. Now I feel ready, committed. It's intense. I begin DBT at the end of the year, so I'm building up some...
    gabbii22 gabbii22 31-35, F 1 Response May 3

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    good morning everyone hope all had a goodnight
    ashes1229 ashes1229 26-30, F Apr 28

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    The great feeling when you are in the shower and hot water is flowing on your head and down your spine! I love it!
    thinpink thinpink 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 29

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    My husband downloaded Meditations by Marcus Aurelius.I hope to start reading it today.He must have been a great emperor.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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    I like texting my best friend early at morning just to say hi . It puts a silly smile in my face.
    MissDeefee MissDeefee 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    Eating an orange under a tree on a rainy day. ^_^
    thegilgameshlore thegilgameshlore 26-30, M Apr 30

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    I love wrapping myself in a warm blanket and reading the New York Times or a phenomenal book. Priceless.
    Ruminateandpursue Ruminateandpursue 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    The smell of cut grass in the morning :)
    Hajimu Hajimu 22-25, M 1 Response May 1

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    Spending time exploring earths beauty with my 4 yr old son and nature walks
    jadeice110 jadeice110 41-45, F 1 Response May 1

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    sitting in on the porch watching and smelling a hard rain
    samiam198812 samiam198812 26-30, F 2 Responses May 2

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    Spending quality time with people I love. Going somewhere on my own just to sit and be alone with my thoughts, and appreciate the quietness. Taking a nice walk in a park when it...
    BexBaby84 BexBaby84 31-35, F May 5

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    there is just something about silence that is so comforting.but few people appreciate it
    late0 late0 18-21, M 1 Response May 9

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    I miss tracing the lines of your tattoos. I miss the feeling of your shoulder blades the way your muscles flexed when we made love. I miss your laugh, that loll on your face when I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses May 9

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    The humming of tires drowned out buy A.M. radio on a road trip.
    COTX COTX 26-30, M 1 Response May 9

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    Now living with 7 people, yes 7. I have 7 roomates smh ....I don't think I appreciated having my own place in the past. Like I reallllllllllllly miss having my own place and...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 4 Responses May 9

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    Hearing birds chrip after an evening rainstorm.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 2 Responses May 9

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