I Learn Something New Everyday

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    Today, I learned the hard way

    that you're NOT supposed to swallow your saliva while chewing red man. :-(
    deleted deleted
    Nov 12, 2014

    Learning Things You Never Knew You Never Knew

    I'm one of those people who have never lost their sense of wonder.It's a trait I take pleasure in.I like to check out sites like Wikipedia(and even here on EP) and learn very cool facts.Just when you think you know all there is to know about certain things,there's another...
    ultrasensitive ultrasensitive
    46-50, M
    Apr 4, 2013

    Let me ask you a question today: What is the

    starting point for happiness? Is it wealth? A good job? An easy life? The truth is, it?s none of that, despite what our world tells us. The starting point for happiness is forgetting yourself and looking to the needs of others. If all you think about is yourself, you?re going...
    yayepisoverimsad yayepisoverimsad
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 27

    Life's Funny Lessons

    It's funny how no matter what age we are we think we know it all, weather we do or not.   We 're so stubborn we don't even realize that we've learned a lesson until it's  already been taught. For the most of us, the good advice we've been given is seldomly...
    JessBcuz JessBcuz
    31-35, F
    Oct 10, 2010

    I learned that if you do not stand

    for something you will fall for everything. I just saying............:)
    zg4love zg4love
    31-35, M
    1 Response Sep 19, 2014

    Good Advice.....not Always Easy To Follow

    Listen to your elder's advice, not because they are always right but because they have more experineces of being wrong! They can sometimes help you from making the same mistake and sometimes they can't but they can be ther when you do and help you recover.
    Jordangirly Jordangirly
    36-40, F
    Oct 31, 2012


    Today I learned that sometimes unconditional really does mean unconditional. I face things on my own. I don't ask for help I don't look to others for help. I am always running away from help but today I blurted out my need in a moment and found the hand waiting for me on the...
    Jordangirly Jordangirly
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 9, 2012

    Column #314 My Lesson For Friday, December 30, 2011

    It is always good to laugh. Read on. A column by William J. Thomas.Drugs to save your life, side effects to make you hurl For every action, there's an equal and opposite reaction. For every new drug on the market these days there appears to be a side effect that is often worse...
    Serenitree Serenitree
    70+, F
    3 Responses Dec 30, 2011


    I have learned There are moments I should give up And I should not be persistent or insist Because the other one took another decision I can love many times, different people In different ways with different meanings Because they have left marks in my heart. I should dare to say...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Jun 23, 2010

    For Instance... (again)

    Even though I learned this in elementary math...we don't always hold on to the knowledge...  :)Today I learned how to convert Celsius into Fahrenheit. *excited face* yeah, I know. I am a dork. So in case anyone wants a little refresher, a good laugh (because you already knew...
    NiftySox NiftySox
    31-35, F
    Nov 14, 2011

    I have learned some people enjoy being blind

    so that they do not see their own mistakes
    zg4love zg4love
    31-35, M
    Sep 27, 2014

    Ok So Some Thing New

    Oh I saw some thing today about me I'd never thought about before, when I get panicked, unsure off balance I push people away. But not just like go away I don't want to talk I throw everything Ive got at them. But what I really want to do is ask them to hug me, or help me but I...
    Jordangirly Jordangirly
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 13, 2012

    Never Really Know A Person

    Sometimes i feel i know so much about my friends and how i wish they could know as much about me as i do about them. i think about how it's crazy that i'm the only one that sees through others bullshit and the face they put up for others when they're scared no one will...
    yukijadedsoul yukijadedsoul
    18-21, F
    Sep 6, 2011

    Manage your emotions.

    We all have emotions, but we must learn to manage them. Emotions can be positive or negative. They can make us feel wonderful or awful. They are a central part of being human, and that is fine. Unfortunately, most people do what they feel like doing, say what they feel like...
    yayepisoverimsad yayepisoverimsad
    22-25, F
    Feb 28

    Story #285 Today's Lesson.

    Shavers work much better After you remove the plastic shield from the blades.
    Serenitree Serenitree
    70+, F
    3 Responses Nov 24, 2011

    Story #296 Lesson For Monday December 5, 2011

    Remember this because it is important. Belly buttons do NOT make great suction cups. So, the next time you are washing patio doors, and there is a ledge barely three inches wide, and you can't reach the top of the glass without standing on that ledge, don't count on your belly...
    Serenitree Serenitree
    70+, F
    2 Responses Dec 5, 2011

    Life Is My Academy

    Life is my college / University / academy - it is my playground, my school, my home so much so that it is a boring day when we think that we can not learn anything new - life is so full of new discoveries that I learn something new EVERY single day - whether profound or mundane...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly
    36-40, F
    May 16, 2012


    I learned it's useless to cry when it happens what good will it do all that happens with your tears they stay on the flooror the carpet soaks it up if all you do is cry then think why am i crying it won't fix anything
    jezabella12345 jezabella12345
    13-15, F
    Jun 28, 2011

    Realizing That You Are Reading About Something That Will Undoubtably Change The Future....

    There are moments when you read an article and your realize, this is the way it will be... 5, 10, 20 years from now. Just this morning I had such a moment. In the New York Times: Tiny Chiplets: A New Level of Micro Manufacturing http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/09/science/tiny...
    RunToTheMoon RunToTheMoon
    51-55, M
    Apr 9, 2013

    Lesson #307 My Lesson For Monday December 19, 2011

    Got this in an email and just had to share it. "I'm passing this on because it worked for me today... Dr Oz on TV said that to reach inner peace we should always finish things we start, and we all could use more calm in our lives during the hectic Holiday season. I looked around...
    Serenitree Serenitree
    70+, F
    4 Responses Dec 19, 2011
    Serenitree Serenitree
    70+, F
    1 Response Dec 24, 2011

    Ok Maybe Not Every Day

    Oh I learn I'm sure but it's not till I take a look at the event or the time that I realized I learned something. So I thought as the year draws to a close for me I would look at this last year....not something I normally do. I'm a here and now kinda girl. But I thought what the...
    Jordangirly Jordangirly
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 31, 2011

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    for a sugar momma to help me financially and to enjoy convo.
    babidee2b babidee2b
    26-30, F
    Apr 26, 2015

    I Learned More About Me

    I have been fighting my own mind for the last week. It has been an arduous battle but I've come out on top. I have learned so much about myself that was previously hidden or I was blind to. While what I learned I didn't like and it made me very troubled, I awoke today with a much...
    Jordangirly Jordangirly
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 8, 2012
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