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I Live a Simple Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 195 People

    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    Related Experiences

    OK...so for many years now I have been wanting to escape society and the bug bare of day to day life. I aim to live from only the land with no cash, credit cards etc etc you get...
    dillybob10 dillybob10 31-35, M Jan 14

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    Can a woman ever love a man who lives a simple life, yet has a complicated mind? It seems that everyone these days automatically associates simple with boring and that's not always...
    lymedisease lymedisease 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    That's my true dream trust me there is nothing better than a simple life where I can sense and enjoy every single moment of it. Sweet simple life no complications.
    Sparklecat Sparklecat 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've always wanted a simple life. I am a companion by nature. I've always taken care of others. I've put others above myself. I feel very tired. I envy housewives in a way...
    SKDel SKDel 26-30, F Jan 2

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    But I can't. Gotta stop living in the past and don't plan for the future. Just live in the present. Easy init? But it's not init? Life on earth is a privilege and not to be taken...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    I getting sick of people tell me how I should live my life in a certain way I don't even like your group so quit forcing me to be in yours.
    sham17 sham17 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I couldn't agree more. It's easier than you think to do...the keyword here...simple. Your best friend, that you would never hurt and could trust with your life is all this takes...
    kattrx1 kattrx1 31-35, F Jan 4

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    Once again, I don't mean literally other lifetimes. I mean this one. Tonight I was thinking of the past. The night after we got married. I was thinking of how happy we were. Good...
    chimbie88 chimbie88 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    That's about the entirety of it in a nut shell. I fell for a girl when she was 17, I 18. We had a very intense, deep love for only 3 months time. After 9 years of remaining...
    jsc0tzi jsc0tzi 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    It's literally my dream...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    why does love have to be so complicated??? it makes me wonder if love even exist???!!!.... can i have love???.. is having someone to love unconditionally,wholeheartedly so wrong n...
    tiiedrope tiiedrope 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    That'd do me! No desire for wealth or materialistic stuff. Like the idea:)
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    Devote yourself to an idea. Go make it happen .. Struggle on it...overcome your fears... Smile....don't forget: this is your dream......
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 2

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    it just isn't gonna work. my guts telling me I should just end the relationship instead of trying to work things out again......
    Qballsidepocket Qballsidepocket 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I hate this feeling that I am alone. Someone was supposed to be with me tonight but instead the person is enjoying someone else company and had the nerve to post it on a social...
    BKNY2000 BKNY2000 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The simplest things make me happy. I don't acknowledge how many battles I've fought until something so simple reminds me it's ok to let my guard down & be purely happy. Last...
    Stickwithmebabe Stickwithmebabe 36-40, F Jan 15

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    Interesting,very interesting? I've lived a life of doing all the right things.Believing in God and Jesus Christ.Living a clean safe Christian life. I've had opportunities as early...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I appreciate everything that life has to give. From the little moments to big moments, I'll cherish them all. Something as simple as a smile or knowing the people I love are okay...
    AndyL567 AndyL567 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Some time ago I read this article on some website, theunboundedspirit.com There's nothing new, but in my opinion the article is very well written. It made me think... 1. The...
    DiscoveringTheTruth DiscoveringTheTruth 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 11

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    We are programmed by society to live our lives according to a set and proven set of rules. We finish school, go to university, get a good job, meet the right girl, get married and...
    HavingFun138 HavingFun138 46-50, M 7 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    At this point in life it's just hard to be happy anymore. All my life consist of now is struggle, drama, sadness, school, and pain. I haven't been happy in months and anything...
    ArtisticLife ArtisticLife 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I am 27 yrs old and I don't feel like it. I still live in my parents' house (haven't lived anywhere else, nor can I afford to). I'm still in community college trying to get my AAS...
    lamalbelle lamalbelle 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Belonging to a Indian family and being the youngest member of the family doesn't create any complication but in my life it's really hard to explain what I am going through.. I'm 20...
    hayenyari hayenyari 18-21, F Jan 15

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    Life is way to short.. I live my life to fullest.. So many people are closed minded.. Why.. Just enjoy life.. We only have one life why not enjoy it..
    horneybear79912 horneybear79912 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    One of my biggest fears is that I will look back at my life with regret. I am only 20 years old and there is so much that I want to do and so many places that I want to see. I want...
    WhoAmI77 WhoAmI77 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    For over 20 years I lived a life with very little sex. The times we did have it were mostly initiated by me. After many years of this it really messes with a person's psyche...
    sundancesoul sundancesoul 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I try to live my life to the fullest because u never know when your life could be taken away from you.
    submit00 submit00 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    im learning how to let go. its hard and difficult at times but i have to live my life for me. i have a genuine heart and i s always take others into consideration but in actuality...
    edyo23 edyo23 26-30, F Jan 13

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    This may sound silly, because it's not something people would say I need. However, I long to have a good group of friends, best friends that are always around. I want them to be...
    qwernia qwernia 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    I feel like when you live a life...you will hit by tremendous among of waves everyday...but when you learn to survive those waves..no matter how much time it takes...when you learn...
    dreamchaser23 dreamchaser23 26-30, M Jan 5

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    Everyday has been a struggle ever since I found out. I am sinking deeper into a depression and I am all alone in this. Every little thing about my day has left me at the verge of...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    If someone gave me a ticket to anywhere right now, I would go. Just once in my life before I die, I want to fly away to some place exciting and different than I have ever known...
    LadyLouisiana LadyLouisiana 56-60, F 10 Responses Jan 13

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    Plum village...a community where people involved in the work of social transformation go for rest and spiritual nourishment. That would be a reTREAT for sure. Thanks...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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