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I Like Peace and Quiet

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    I love being at this mood.

    .. I am not that busy person.. I love listening to music.. I am that type of girl who sit in front of the sea or stare at a butterfly... it's just fit me!
    monafm monafm 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    Noise Pollution Makes Me Sick, Literally.

    Noise pollution makes me sick, literally. I cannot think straight, my pain gets worse, stress level rises, sweating, increased heart rate, and finally grand mal panic attack. I have a panic disorder that recently bloomed out of no where. Although I have some theories of its...
    Delphinia65 Delphinia65 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2012

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    Just For A While

    I would love to have some peace and quite, not have the wife or kid yelling at me every 5 seconds. I work to many hours everyday and whrn I get home I want to chill out for a few but just can't get it. I'm not really sure what I would do if I got it but would love to find out...
    rtc50315 rtc50315 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 16, 2012

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    Boooooooooooooooooooooo

    I like it but if it's just blankly ignoring someone I think it's mean and I want to push them off their chair. And when someone disrupts me when I'm wandering around I want to shoot them in the leg and lie in the grass while they run off I hate how often people do that and then...
    Acchbellon Acchbellon 18-21, M Jun 14, 2013

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    Music?

    I need silence, most of the time.... the quiet forests or at the very least, MY choice of music in my headphones so I can block out the noise not of my choice. Silence is the best though.... mock silence and the peace of solitude. I get it so rarely anymore. Though it is...
    menschfeind menschfeind 26-30 Jul 13, 2010

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    Shhhhhhhhhh...........

    That's the sound the mother made, imitating the rustle of the leaves to calm her child........... Can you hear the leaf falling on the ground? Can you hear earthworm moving in the mud, pushing grain after grain? Can you feel the light steaming through the window? Can you feel...
    Thethinkingthinker Thethinkingthinker 16-17, M May 14, 2013

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    yrnjojo yrnjojo 16-17, M Jan 21

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    I Love It

     A peaceful quiet walk in the park refreshes me.
    purplelovesfever purplelovesfever 16-17, F Aug 17, 2009

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    My mom is back from vacation with my nieces,

    there goes the peacefullness :(
    ticocorico ticocorico 18-21, M Aug 13

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    Stillshot Of Serenity

    Ever have one of those moments where the world seems to stop for a split second and you haven't got a worry in the world? Although I don't go frequently, I was on a golf outing yesterday. At one point I had to walk up some steps to a plateau where I would tee off. I reached the...
    WhisperInTheDark WhisperInTheDark 46-50, M Jun 22, 2013

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    Its the Only

    way I can get almost totally sane again!! Going to the desert or mountains here works best, but if I can't do that, then I hit airport mode on the phone, minimize getting online or cut it out altogether and get some serious solitude :D Its really the only thing that every works...
    Opalina Opalina 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2009

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    When you stop being what everyone else wants

    you to be, including your own mind. All their expectations, let them be, distance yourself from all that and there prevails a stillness, a quietness so peaceful which no material things can give. I just love that peace and quiet, but sadly, it doesn't last long and the mind and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 15

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    If You're Quiet You Can Hear Yourself Think...

    It's great having moments of peace and quiet (though quiet is not always necessary).I realized the less activity going on around me the better.I went to a festival recently and I hated it, I barely enjoyed any of it because there were just way to many people there for my comfort...
    zmajurazanog zmajurazanog 18-21, M Jul 2, 2012

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    I love my TV. I love going to the movies.

    I love playing my music and singing along loud and proud. I love laughing like a lunatic. But I am most me when it's just quiet. Just me and my thoughts and feeling the world around me. That's where I'm anchored, safe and content.
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Jan 22

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    Its Like This

    solitude is awewsome, i love the time i get to my self, without the buzzing and talking and cellphones and all that otherstuff going off. at night its the best. no a sound other than the music and the turning of a page or the click of the mouse 
    alsorolo alsorolo 36-40, M 5 Responses Aug 17, 2009

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    Yourfavnextdoor Yourfavnextdoor 16-17, F Mar 23

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    Solitude

    There is no such thing as peace and quiet. Everywhere you go theres noise. Even when you close everything off in the house and try to get some rest you hear the neighbors rustling about, the cars traveling on the roads, wind blowing, sirens on police cars,the clock ticking in the...
    RESCUE RESCUE 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 1, 2009

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    this world is too noisy.

    That's really all I had to say about that but the little pink message told me to "make my story longer"
    tornadowinds tornadowinds 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    Poem #135 I Need Peace

    . . . When I was a youngster I cared a whole lot About popularity And what people thought. Now that I'm older, I really don't care, I just want the quiet And lots of fresh air. I don't want to argue And I don't like to fight. I just want to make it Through one more long peaceful...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 6 Responses Sep 3, 2011

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    The title's just me being a smartass

    as my ears are ringing. LOL I was thinking this morning of what an impression I must make here. I don't hold back, good or bad, because my essential purpose for being here is to give voice to thoughts that are unwelcome in my reality. They're often disorganized, erratic perhaps...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    It's midnight and I'm the only one up.

    I'm reading a great novel beside a bed side lamp. The cool summer breeze gently flows through the window. It's so peaceful and quiet, except the occasional cricket chirps. I want to stay in this moment forever.
    JackOLanterns JackOLanterns 18-21, M Aug 10

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    In Case You're Interested -

    I made up a group here entitle, "I hate arguing and fighting." You are more than welcome to check it out and join it if you choose to do so.
    MySweetLord MySweetLord 36-40, F Oct 24, 2009

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    πŸ˜”πŸ˜”πŸ˜”πŸ˜”πŸ˜”πŸ˜”πŸ˜”πŸ˜”πŸ˜”πŸ˜”πŸ˜”πŸ˜”πŸ˜”πŸ˜”πŸ˜”
    LAsuperstar LAsuperstar 70+, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    Peace and Quiet

     I like being able to sit and just let the stress try to melt away or atleast just be shrugged off long enough to relax the mind and muscles. I can find this in quiet rooms, soft music, watching the ocean or the clouds or the soft sleepy eyes of my new son. When I can find...
    BlueButterfly001 BlueButterfly001 26-30, F Aug 18, 2009

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    The Sound Of Silence.

    This would be the first thing I'll be posting on here, and as I think it'd be necessary to make my first post something self-defining, I feel the need to declare my love of peace and quiet. After a long day's work, I go home, do some chores and then once I feel I deserve it I...
    DontTouchMyDuck DontTouchMyDuck 26-30, M May 14, 2013

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    Fighting My Way Out Of Myself

    Smiles to hide the tears I cry. I put you at ease while I fidget in my skin. Broken coffee pots and anger I cannot explain reflects my shattered but functioning heart and the way I feel about the pain. Trapped in the only corner I would not fight my way out of…afraid of the...
    anonymous2413 anonymous2413 26-30, F Aug 15, 2013

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    Peace and Quite

     well i like to be in my room alone sometimes its nice to have some peace and quite i love to color and lison to music alone it gives me time to think.
    Baby69 Baby69 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 2, 2009

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    Weird

     I am not a morning person, but When I get a good nights rest and wake up real early before everyone else and can just sit and eat a bowl of cereal, in peace and quiet. It is so so nice.
    BillySPizza BillySPizza 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 30, 2009

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    I Appreciate The Moments Of Mindful Bliss

    I like to mix and have fun like anyone else, but I also deeply value a peaceful soul and mind... I enjoy hearing silence and quiet around me... I enjoy having time out to think my own thoughts and feel relaxation and re-charge myself... there are few places now that understand...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jun 17, 2011

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    Peace

    Peace and quiet to me is sitting in my back yard feeling the warm golden sun on my face and the balmy breeze whispering through the trees.  Tranquility sets in and gently soothes my soul.  My heart beats gently my body relaxes as all the worries of the day fade away...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 Apr 21, 2009

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    I don't believe in saying anything if I've got nothing to say. It really confuses me when I get asked, "why are you so quiet?" Why can't I be quiet?! :(
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    I don't like confrontation, I hate stress & I don't like feeling uncomfortable when talking to someone. I'm usually the quiet one & keep my opinions to myself unless asked. I'm...
    amazinggracious amazinggracious 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    "Penny for your thoughts?" is a common sound bite in my life, or others in a similar vein. The thing is, I tend to prefer to keep quiet and just observe a situation, believe me...
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    Loneliness is a good and necessary force within our lives. It makes us tick. Much liberating insight can come from a proper understanding and self-apporpriation of this. We all go...
    clearlytransparent clearlytransparent 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    SempreverdeSelva SempreverdeSelva 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    "Why are you so quiet?" "What are you thinking?" "What's going on inside your head?" I've heard those questions all too many times over the years. All too many times, I've...
    bobrido bobrido 46-50, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    After a long, painful Monday at work I came home and tossed some charcoal on the grill. Gas is a lot faster when feeding my starving belly, but charcoal is better for my sanity...
    lostsoul8844 lostsoul8844 36-40, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I want a peaceful atmosphere always, well I'm not able to make peace in this whole world but I do manage it in home.
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