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I Live For the Moment

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 82 People

    The Time Is Now

    Life has certainly been teaching me to live for now. We can wait and plan and hope, and that does not mean what we hope for or plan for will happen. We can only control our own behavior, not a thing or anyone else! So I have been living more out of what is good for me today...
    elsiepea elsiepea 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    Or At Least Wish I Did

    I don't know. I just overthink things and don't take time to sit back and go with the flow.It's how I have been all my life, overthinking things, over researching things so that when the time comes I just don't do what I really wanted to.Right now it's bad, it's stopping a lot...
    IllySocks IllySocks 22-25, F Aug 17, 2011

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    Live For The Moment

    Live for the moment,Do now,My past,Sorted itself out,No more depression,What a way to be.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 5, 2012

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    A Conversation With a Friend

    Mr X: I think we all live in the future too much.   Miss X: Yeah.   Mr X: Like when we do things it's all about getting things done and moving onto the next task -    Mr X: - never enjoying it whilst doing it - in the moment - but moving quickly to the...
    The5Cs The5Cs 18-21 2 Responses Sep 7, 2009

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    Live Everyday Like Its My Last

    Life is fragile and short, before you know it years pile on and you dont know where the time went. I have learned to live for know, still think about the future, but live for now. Life can be cruel, but it can also be good. People, events, and these little most mold us, live...
    vanessa34 vanessa34 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 2, 2009

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    Live For The Moment

    Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now. --Denis Waitley
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M May 28, 2013

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    Life is about the little things.

    A beautiful sunset, preferably with someone special. The moment just before that first kiss, when your heart is pounding and you know it's going to be even better than your wildest dreams. Knowing that today is a gift and using that gift to make someone smile who would otherwise...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F Sep 25

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    Related Experiences

    I'm starting to realize I have nothing to live for. I'm 28 don't want kids and don't think I ever want to get married. So what's the point of this daily struggle of life. Damn my...
    Bluesky86 Bluesky86 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 7

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    People think that I'm the happiest person because I smile and laugh a lot. But actually I'm not. Sometime I just want to end everything when everyone that i trust cut all the...
    Julietxxx Julietxxx 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Life is so short for me to find the love of my life. I have never been married and never ever thought to find a partner as I've been so caught up in living a hermit like life...
    kipross44 kipross44 46-50, M Nov 14

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    I see it as getting educated so that I can work for someone and make them money. That just makes me an 'ant' with two weeks of holiday a year... But it is all covered up because i...
    SaskiaDragonborn SaskiaDragonborn 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    The clock is ticking, my time is running out The true meaning of life seems to me as I am always helping someone else out Is this as good as it gets? Or is there something else in...
    sicknfaith83 sicknfaith83 31-35, F a week ago

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    I really do! It's not for everyone, but it's for me. I always wear button-down shirts and chinos (both always ironed!). On the weekends, I drink coffee out of a porcelain coffee...
    7Questions 7Questions 16-17, M Nov 10

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    Oh i almost forgot, i will have a debt of 24k for the education i had to get done to start working in a First place just so I could think "I'm not an ant, I've got a better work...
    SaskiaDragonborn SaskiaDragonborn 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I'm not suicidal but I don't understand what to do . I guess I'm lost . I don't know how to be alone .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    I'm not suicidal just don't feel like I have anything to be happy about anymore. Something seems to happen everywhere I turn. I feel like I'll never be good enough I hate the way I...
    kanashimi93 kanashimi93 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 8

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    I'm just done.. Done fighting, trying. Just don't feel like it will get better anymore. Maybe everything has to fall apart so I can build something new.. But I just don't see it...
    missmosjer missmosjer 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    Why I love red haired women. First, let me start off by saying; I love all women. I prefer redheads and Asians, (another story for another time). Most ages(there is a minimum age...
    thelovingdominant thelovingdominant 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 6

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    Growing up I realised that we live more for others than to live for ourselves, well talking about my case in particular as I am from India where Academics is of utmost priority...
    Tushar96 Tushar96 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    I always feel happy, you know why? Because i don't expect anything from anyone, Expectations always hurt...life is short.. So live your life...Be happy.. And keep smiling... Just...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Ok this is hard to explain....I do live for someone very important to me but it's not someone I'm in love with like most people. This person has just helped so much and I am...
    Greenvines123 Greenvines123 13-15, F Nov 6

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    I wish this was true, but I don't know any platform I can do it by. My advice here has been well received of late, no idea why now compared with before it's the same stuff... But...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M Oct 25

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    I truly believe that people walk in and out of our lives for a reason and I also believe that everything happens for a reason, I don't believe in co-winky-dinks! everything and...
    bearcatt46 bearcatt46 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 27

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    I believe God put people into our lives for a reason. For some it could be to brighten up their days or to be a good listener. I am always honored by the great friends I have an...
    BigRalphie74 BigRalphie74 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    I am honest, loyal and sensitive person I don't lie and hate liars and cheaters when I love, my partner be my first interest and I only live for her I am single never married...
    Egyptian1Dentist Egyptian1Dentist 26-30, M Oct 29

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    My husband and I had been together for 29 yrs. Raised 2 children now in their late 20's. My husband and his mother always had a strained relationship. She called him "spawn of...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Dr. Myles Munroe was the reason I got freedom back in 1996, with his help I was able to find a place to stay when I came out of detention centre, his blessings go a long way...
    yisi yisi 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    So beautiful and mysterious I truly feel at home in the forest. All the green is just so perfect. It's been ages since I've seen one since I moved to Cali :( not many trees here. I...
    burnout95 burnout95 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    Negatives: Identical to traditional LASIK, IntraLase LASIK has precisely the same shortcomings because of the development of a corneal flap, including the cornea getting much more...
    Matthew9360qft1 Matthew9360qft1 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Powerful lady of the crossroads, lady of all roads, owner of the streets and the red roses. Beautiful lady that your beauty be the beauty of our roads, that your strength be the...
    rspratley rspratley 36-40, F Oct 27

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    Life is made of millions of moments, but we live only one of these moments at a time. As we begin to change this moment, we begin to change our lives. - Trinidad Hunt
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Here's a is post (I don't know who the author is) that always reminds me to appreciate people who come into my life - whether they teach me, hurt me, or love me. *** Sometimes...
    AWomanofSubstance AWomanofSubstance 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    It's very easy for me to lose myself in my dreams and hopes, and then I find myself feeling bad that I am not there yet. Meanwhile, life passes by and moments lived become distant...
    roryta roryta 26-30, F Nov 8

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    A girl and her father. I'm not quite sure where to begin. Im twenty. A girl. The youngest of three. I have two older brothers, 24 & 27. My parents are (shockingly) not divorced...
    kmelody kmelody 18-21 1 Response Nov 14

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    Forgiveness for a man I thought to be evil has been an amazing learning experience. Although its not complete, I have found it gives me control over the pain I once felt. I have...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    You will find as you look back upon your life, that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Nov 9

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    It's been a difficult week. We lost two family members and a friend I've known since high school. Life is short and as a friend once said to me, "Tomorrow is promised to no one...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 9 Responses Nov 2

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    I'm gonna talk to you this time about my life and experience in Bournemouth I moved to Bournemouth at the end of September 2009 for the fact that it was a beautiful town and it...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    My family is a bit spread out. Ever since my father died when i was young my half sisters never really kept in touch. Mainly they hated mom. Except the youngest of them. She...
    donttellme86 donttellme86 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I came to Canada 3 years ago to study and then hopefully settle down here. Just the way I saw marriages and relationships go down in my family (my mother has been the mistress of...
    TheDragonBorn TheDragonBorn 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I'm not sure of what's happening. I'm not sure if it's GSA, I mean, I assume it is. I'm confused about it and maybe if I share my experience, I can figure it out better. I'm a boy...
    Noahtuk Noahtuk 26-30, M Oct 29

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    Live in the moment. Karmic synergy.
    Jaysee90 Jaysee90 22-25, M Nov 12

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    In my opinion Christ if he existed was trying to teach people to live in the present moment. There have been several books that postulate that the lost years of Jesus's which are...
    jthitt jthitt 56-60, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I was talking to someone a couple of days back, and they asked me in passing where home was. I guess they naively meant to inquire as to where I lived. I've been something of a...
    Quiche5 Quiche5 18-21, M Oct 26

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    Where is my home? Technically, this is my home. I lived in this house for over a year with my boyfriend, but I still consider where my mom lives my home, which is about 800 miles...
    PlasticRobot PlasticRobot 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    All at once my life was changed. Feelings and friendships rearranged. The rhythm of my heart was altered the moment our self control faltered. Our love became a hiding place...
    nvragain1024 nvragain1024 31-35, F Nov 9

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