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I Live a Simple Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 194 People

    Oceans

    I live a simple life. Work-house, House-work. Family-house, House-family. But apart from that, something extra-ordinary that I can consider not simple. I have a wide ocean of emotions to explore with.
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 8, 2012

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    "welcome?"

    OK, I've held my silence long enough! (actually I have been discussing it with friends, but not writing about it)Here's a scenario: Let's say you go to a furniture store and purchase a couch. You have it delivered, then next day go to work and upon returning home, the salesman of...
    basementsong basementsong 41-45, M Mar 18, 2013

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    most of my life I have strived to make

    as much money, as possible.. now I just make enough and I am happy most of the time. Before I was always stressing and wanting more. The more I made the more I wanted. What about you
    jarret1234 jarret1234 51-55, M 1 Response May 15, 2014

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    What Is This?

    I love living a simple life. Having what I need and less of what I think I want. Life for Rob and I is basic and we try to keep the drama at bay as much as possible. Our home is our sanctuary and everything has its place and every purchase we have made for our new life together...
    dartist dartist 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2012

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    Happy Nov. 12th.

    Once a year we celebrate an event that is yours alone A time when creation stood still to watch in awe. A miracle, transforming you from thought to crying babe A moment that those who cared will always recall. It's not a day that ages you or makes you wrinkle It's not a...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    Slow Down You Move Too Fast

    I stepped off the merry-go-round I found the fast pace of life stressful and unfulfilling.   I felt ill in mind and body trying to keep up with the so called "normal" life intensity. My life might be boring to  others but it suits me well.  I don't have a bored chemical...
    rubyetuesday rubyetuesday 56-60, F 5 Responses May 29, 2012

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    The Most Simple expression On The World: The expression Of Nature

    so romantic, beautiful, yet simple a little miracle of nature
    zuzi57 zuzi57 51-55, F Apr 29, 2012

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    Down On The Farm

    It is simple. It is pure, organic, unadulterated, fresh, in touch with the elements, with nature, with flora to delight the senses, and fauna that enchants and befriends in many gorgeous ways. I see myriads of stars, planets, shooting stars, satellites and other celestial bodies...
    CatchCabby CatchCabby 56-60, F 3 Responses Nov 1, 2010

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    Ranch Life

    "Ranch" is actually too grand a term for 28 acres. But since we have horses and our attempts at growing anything are mostly a miserable failure...ranch it is. My father has a multitude of free range chickens with which I try to remain uninvolved. Emergency back up only where...
    Epiphany68 Epiphany68 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    I always thought something big

    and great was going to happen to me. I was always waiting for that to happen. In the meantime, I worked, married, had children, etc. I finally realized that something great and big had happened to me and I didn't even realize it. It was having 3 wonderful children and finding...
    Camille7 Camille7 46-50, F 5 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Artifact

    I am the eldest son of a postman.  My dear father was a severe man.  He died recently but he was almost dead from tuberculosis  when I was four. That was within a decade after the 2nd World War.  The times were harsh.  People had to struggle to survive...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 5 Responses May 7, 2010

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    I Will Protect My Friends

    I will have you know that I am not afraid to get violent with you if you pick on my ep friends. Prepare yourselves foolish perpetrators of imaginary violence and tomskullery. If need be I will do one of the following.. And if need be even more I will do MORE of the following...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    My Outer Life At Least.

    My inner life, not so simple. lol. In fact, I have a strange feeling that I might be a little NUTZ. I don't think it's anything to be extremely worried about though. haha. I live in the country on about an acre of land with my family. Well actually it's just mom and I.... That...
    Simplyliving Simplyliving 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2010

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    The Value Of Being Right And Sticking To It.

    About 6 or 7 years ago, my aunt, then 89 years old had fallen and broken her hip. She had never married and lived alone on a sheep and chicken farm. At this point, she was still taking care of chickens and gardening, completely independent. she had to go to a rehab nursing...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 3, 2013

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    I hate the way my parents especially my dad thinks he has control over my future. I'm sick of the way he's always telling me how I should live my life but he seems to have...
    kelvinng90 kelvinng90 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Money and power are but just one of the reasons why people becomes greed. Why people had to sacrifice. Why people do filthy things just to gain a lot of wealth. I won't deny, we...
    ShadesofWhite67 ShadesofWhite67 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am tired of retreating into myself. I am tired of reliving the heartbreak that I have experienced from the time that I get up until the time that I go to bed. I need to learn...
    2020dreamscreen 2020dreamscreen 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Tis the way of the Viking. Tis the way to be a Norseman. Every moment of everyday is carved in stone in my life. I take in everything of everything. For all we know, life could end...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    I am female crossdreamer without any desires of becoming a man or dress like a man
    Bluerosered Bluerosered 26-30, F Feb 10

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    ALL OUR DREAMS CAN COME TRUE IF WE HAVE THE COURAGE TO PURSUE THEM :)
    Californialexiiiiiii Californialexiiiiiii 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I hate my life so much, I really have been compensating whether or not I should kill myself, but I can never bring myself to it, like it's just thoughts; but seriously Life's...
    Krchan2 Krchan2 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    "50 most positive one liners 1. Have a firm handshake. 2. Look people in the eye. 3. Sing in the shower. 4. Own a great stereo system. 5. If in a fight, hit first and hit hard...
    bigboy4chat42 bigboy4chat42 41-45 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This article will guide you have a healthier life.Quinoa can help you maintain protein in your red meat intake. It is one non-meat food that has beneficial amino acids but is not...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    I take a deep breath in exhaustion.. sitting in my 4WD, listening to Joshua Bell, The Swan.. my back is killing me.. a friend recommended his music to me.. she also recommended...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 5 Responses Feb 20

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    It's simple, life is not what I expected and I'm tired of it. The funny thing is every year I say this is my last one, or I plan my death the best way I know how. Sometimes I want...
    ItsAnt ItsAnt 31-35, M Feb 15

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    I am in love with life. I have depression issues, more than some people, less than others. This does not stop me from trying to live my life to the fullest. This life was meant to...
    stupendusdude stupendusdude 46-50 7 Responses Feb 17

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    I like trying to help people and giving helpful advice. I'm always honest and will tell you how I think something is. That isn't always the best way to approach things but I like...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Feb 22

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    Don’t have a thought attack. This weekend was a true test to apply the principles I have been learning for the past couple of months. I was presented with a very difficult...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 16 Responses Feb 9

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    I wholeheartedly agree with this statement and have tried my level best to live my life in this manner. And every so often we are dealt harsh reminders of just how short life is...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 1 Response a week ago

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    All my life I have been deeply fascinated with the other side of town, the darker aspects of reality. I could live any life I chose and take myself anywhere to which I please but...
    Svetyevokov101 Svetyevokov101 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    So in July I'm walking down the street in 90 degree weather which felt more like 190. My head was pounding because I had a banana and a protein shake in the morning but didn't eat...
    Modiwolfshit Modiwolfshit 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    I'm still learning...imagine if we could live everybody's life...were would you be and what change it would take to live that life
    UrOneAndOnly UrOneAndOnly 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    So I ran away a couple of days ago, and they made me come back (they= police and family). They said they were gonna change and so far that's bullshit. I am leaving when I turn 17...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F Feb 18

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    honestly I live in my friends shadow. since second ******* grade. she's been the cute one. the popular one. the not stupid as **** but not a nerd one. the guy getting one. the one...
    confuuuuuuuuuuused confuuuuuuuuuuused 18-21, F Feb 23

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    never give up when life gets tough , if u choose to get up and focus what can be improve than you will succeed . patients and persistence always pays off. if u believe that you can...
    minniekoala minniekoala 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm 14 almost 15 and have been on Lexapro for a little over a year. Honestly, getting on these antidepressants saved my life. I mean I still had/do so a therapist button emotions...
    jess965 jess965 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    So excited, starting a new life in Boston. Im so worn out from the fight it has taken me to get to this point. It has taken every ounce of my soul to go against all expectations...
    Daring2care4u Daring2care4u 26-30 Feb 6

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    Aren't we all? There's opportunities knocking at my door and I feel ready to answer. I'm trying to focus more on where I'd like to be in six months rather than in six years. I tend...
    AshleyJea AshleyJea 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    this is not where I wanted to be. I am not who I wanted to be. I want to live my life. I need to face my fears and turn it around. so many changes are scary. what is the next step...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 9

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    Though we are not defined by our choices, our lives can be either made easier or more difficult by them. In many cases, complication arises as we are left with the sticky...
    blueyedreamer blueyedreamer 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    I'll try to sum up and simplify this as I could write for days, and to the untrained seem crazy if making any sense at all. I was bullied and mentally abused from childhood, as...
    NightGambit NightGambit 31-35, M 9 Responses Feb 22

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    I realise that this is quite a long post for anyone to have to read though; essentially I am asking for advice on a somewhat unusual situation. My stepdaughter Emma has recently...
    LouiseBainbridge LouiseBainbridge 66-70, F 1 day ago

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    Adventure. I wonder how many would laugh at what I perceive as adventure. I don't require speed. I don't require the imminent possibility of death or danger. Something new before...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 9

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