I Know Life Is What You Make Of It

and I made a good life for myself 153 People

    I have met people who wallow in misery

    and love blaming everyone but themselves for making the wrong choices in life.You either pick yourself up,dust yourself off,learn from your past mistakes and carry on in life or you choose the escapist route by overindulging in sex,substance abuse and playing a victim.I have met...
    sparklingdiva sparklingdiva
    31-35, F
    Apr 10, 2016

    The Sum Of The Ingredients...

     This concept is similar to the idea that we create our future every second of the day.  And they logically flow together for me.  Classically, saying that life is what you make of it is meant to convey to someone to "cheer up and do what you can with what you have...
    headstrongheart headstrongheart
    56-60, M
    4 Responses Jul 2, 2010

    Mostly

    You have to be willing to admit though, there is a large percentage of life that just happens and no matter what you do is going to change that. Focus on changing only what can be improved.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 14, 2011

    And

    I must think it is one hell of a life because I have a great one. 
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    May 10, 2010

    Life is more 'as the way you want it to be'

    than 'what you make it of' in my opinion... Looking for love? You'll find Love. Wisdom, wisdom. Respect, respect. Friends, friends. Money, money. Fame, fame. Hatred, hatred. Whatever... You didn't get what you are looking for yet? All you need is ... To find out yourself what...
    whyacinth whyacinth
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 27, 2016

    Allowing yourself to be miserable

    because of some of the issues each of us has to deal with in life is easy. But in misery there is no growth, and no happiness. Sure, it is hard to accept those issues that suck, but it is the only way to learn how to be happy in what you have been dealt with in life. Be happy...
    Mrskatearch Mrskatearch
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 27, 2016

    What's is the meaning of life?

    Is life really what you make it??? If or when you find a reason or meaning to it, it eventually changes to something unexpected... Is there ever a true meaning to life? Is it far and out reach or is the truth even closer than we think.. Cause I'm thinking the meaning to life...
    jazzybluz jazzybluz
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 5, 2014
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