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I Live For the Moment

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 83 People

    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    My cycling tour brought me to a spot in a park which holds a beautiful, happy memory. A hand touching, a soft voice speaking, dark eyes gazing, my head resting on an adored lap...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    I would sleep but there's still coffee left to drink!
    BUalways BUalways 46-50, M Mar 21

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    So, I realized how strange this sounds but I absolutely love coffee but I despise Starbucks. Its just gross to me.
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Outlander starts up again April 4. I know it's shallow but I'm so excited I could squeal like a greased pig at the county fair. :D
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    They came for a reason, they left for one too.. moments are built for the reasons to emerge, and the reasons are destined to show us the real picture of life.. the infinite wisdom...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 6 Responses Mar 3

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    Right now I'm listening to my tunes and drinking a coffee. Why do we complicate our day? live for the moment past and future Is what It Is.
    Awesomegal81 Awesomegal81 31-35, F a week ago

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    I've never told you, but these are the moments I cherish. There's something very unique about the silent exchange between us as you give yourself to sleep, as you give yourself to...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Mar 17

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    Dear sir,I may never get to see you, but I am writing this to you in hopes that somehow…some way.. The words find you. In some way, I write this also to myself to remove...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M Mar 16

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    I think I have it in me to do it one more time to find a worthy woman to : love, protect , comfort, cherish, shield, validate, be attentive to, hunt for, look out for, provide...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a believer that everything happens for a reason. We may not be able to understand why things happens or why persons comes into our lives for a period of time. I have had...
    singlefemaleonvacation singlefemaleonvacation 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I believe people come into our lives for a reason. For example, each of my ex boyfriends has taught me valuable lessons in life. My first serious relationship was 4 long years, and...
    kayfivee kayfivee 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Back in 2007 I was living in Milwaukee Wis. I had been injured working in a prison and had several of my operations down there. My daughter ran a large apt. complex and I was...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 4 hrs ago

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    NyxInvictus NyxInvictus 41-45 1 Response Mar 1

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    Go in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined!
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 22-25, F 24 mins ago

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    As I am planning and working towards my future, I try to enjoy life in the moment. A day spent in the snow with my kids, breakfast with my friends, a phone conversation with...
    Eir89 Eir89 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    You Live in the Present! You take things one day at a time. And it turns out, that's a pretty great way to live. You aren't consumed by the past, and you're aren't obsessed with...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 22-25, F Mar 3

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    There is a young lady whom I am doing my damnedest to not think about, unfortunately such discipline is not in my character at the moment. I just want to have a few moments with...
    Imnotreelyhere Imnotreelyhere 31-35, M Mar 12

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    Death in the dark mirror This will be the possible title of a fictional story that I'm working on but part of it will be based on personnel life's events that have taken place in...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” - Mark Twain You only live once, and life is tragically short. It’s...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I continue - L. Bush (my aunt) Everyday I get up and do the same things I did when I was well. I feed that cat, I make breakfast for our son and watch him go off to catch the bus...
    saraann838 saraann838 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Dont wait for the perfect moment ... take the moment and make it perfect ........
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    Is vulnerability weakness? I thought it was until I listened to Daring Greatly by Brene Brown. Brown challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability and based on...
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    Questions shouldn't be asked because they're not important?! So recently I was looking through the comments sections of one of my favourite youtubers and I came across an amazing...
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    Took this picture today - guess where I live!! Any giveaway picture you can take today that makes it easy to guess where you are living at the moment.. Come on it's just a bit of...
    Liverpool47 Liverpool47 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    In 2008 I was going through many painful operations. Most of these on my legs. I had Moved to Green Bay to be closer to the hospital I needed. I had rented a large ground floor...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F Mar 8

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    i moved to Seattle area in 2005 from Newport Oregon cause i needed a change. -my father grew up here and met my mother when she lived here for a year. he said when she saw him she...
    carriesafreak carriesafreak 41-45, F Mar 8

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    Idk how to express it. I don't know if I really have the depression nor anxiety but I feel like I do. It's hard for me to really be happy. I am always longing, wondering, asking...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Quick introduction; She is my last great love, probably the only true one yet. Had plenty of girlfriends before her. We met at university and we developed a great frienship and...
    GroovyET GroovyET 31-35, M Mar 11

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    yesterday my band teacher, fagner, was trying to get us to pit more emotion into our music. ive gotten to where i don't show anything anymore. he then went on to say that bad...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Mar 5

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    So I'm not sure how often people see emergency vehicles rushing down the road for me it's usually a couple times a week. The past two weeks I have seen nothing but nonstop...
    lostdream4 lostdream4 18-21, M Mar 8

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