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I Live In the Present Moment

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    Gentleness In The Now - all we really have is now. choose to be present by coming fully into the now. om shanti
    gentlenessnow gentlenessnow 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    The Gift Of Life.... - . the past is HISTORY.... the future is MYSTERY, today is a GIFT that is why it is called the PRESENT.....
    N1ghtMan N1ghtMan 31-35, M 3 Responses Nov 28, 2013

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    I Choose To - I cannot look back and dwell on all of it because every time I do it sets me back. I can't think about tomorrow because if it doesn't get here then I wasted today's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 15, 2010

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    There Is Only Now. - What does it mean to live in the present moment? The present moment is all there is. Forget, right now, about the ideas you have of past, present, and future...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2010

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    Living In The Present Moment - I try toIf we are busy looking at the pasthow can we see the beauty that lies aheadif we are busy looking aheadhow can we see the beauty that lies at...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 5 Responses Jan 30, 2010

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    Living A Life. - I Live a life. no procrastination. won't leave it for another day if i can do it today in my own way.i worry not about tomorrow but the present. As an adage goes...
    needyfun needyfun 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 18, 2011

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    Living In The Now Moment - Since i was a little girl I instinctively knew that the only important moment was the one i was present in... keeping my mind free of compulsive thinking...
    MandyGabriel MandyGabriel 44, F 7 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    Its All In The NOW - After all this while, i grew up and realise something.. just in recent couple of years .. i realise that true living is only at present.. The moment of now...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 9, 2013

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    to make memories live the present cause it will become someday your past
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 4

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    There Is No Me In Reality, There Is No You - The thought of a ME that exists. Is only a thought that is happening RIGHT NOW. there is actually no ME in reality. Its like this, the...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M Jan 2, 2011

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    The Chance Of Humming - A man standing on two logs in a river might do all right floating with the current while humming in the now.   Though if one log is tied to a camel...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 8, 2010

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    Living life day by day, is the best way to live life because you never know when it can be taken away from you!
    freespiritgal2777 freespiritgal2777 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    The Magic Lantern - A good friend of mine asked me today: "What would you wish for if you had a lantern with a genie?" The question gave me pause because I am not much of a wishful...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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    The Power Of Now - One of the most life changing books that my being has read has got to be hands down The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle. Fascinating book. I highly recommend it...
    LaughLoveLiveHope LaughLoveLiveHope 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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    Mostly I Do - I live in the moment..although sometimes the present is well spent pondering your happy memories, or anticipating a future in excitement or out of simple practicality...
    ladyofnow ladyofnow 26-30, F Jul 21, 2013

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    i want to be in the moment.i think its the solution to all the problems not only in my life but everyones..there is so much mental activity going on that i never stay present i...
    Camouflage Camouflage 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    ---- MEDIBANK PRIVATISATION PROPOSAL BY ABBOTT GOVERNMENT ---- Below is what I wrote about the idea of Privatisation in regard to real life experiences and the explanations for...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M Mar 26

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    Let's say Sir. Helpful, offers assistance by means of a massage. This is not inappropriate as he does this professionally. The suggestion arose from lengthy conversation of...
    merrygentry merrygentry 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Remember the Peanuts cartoons where Charlie Brown tried and tried to kick the football held by Lucy? Charlie Brown would approach the ball, skeptical and questioning: "If I try to...
    indianoutlaw indianoutlaw 31-35, M 9 Responses Apr 2

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    Psychology Today has a couple of recent articles regarding "Does Sexless marriage justify adultery". The articles are reasonable and informed and the comments worthwhile. They...
    hl42 hl42 51-55, M 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I'm so clumsy lol it's bad enough I'm socially awkward but I continue to embarrass myself on a daily bases. I've kind of gone unnoticed the past few days, thank goodness people don...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F Mar 26

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    I don't know how others feel about this but here goes nothing. The Dream world, is a place where we all can be our true self's. We build mountains, canyons, city's, and much more...
    skydarkblu skydarkblu 16-17 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I just read the story on the caretaker from NeedingtoVent (thank you NTV), and it really hit me hard. In my journey I am recognizing my failings to be far greater than I thought...
    Usernametbd Usernametbd 36-40, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    sometimes ill be doing something and the smell of horses and leather comes to me, sometimes its the smell of livestock, manure and all. i love the smell of dogs Evan when there...
    nutjobgoatherd nutjobgoatherd 26-30, M 7 hrs ago

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    Stoners live Stoners die but in the end we all get high so if in life you dont succeed **** this **** and smoke some weed
    pudgyXadorable pudgyXadorable 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I finished college on top.. Found good jobs until several stresses came along and lead to my meltdown... Been almost 8 years now and still having a hard time moving on and picking...
    chaiteea chaiteea 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    The Rogue Unmasked My Queen I know that I have been a thorn in your side, I do apologize a bit for that, but as you will soon see it was for a purpose. The evils that you have...
    dandydan1999 dandydan1999 51-55, M 6 Responses Mar 27

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    My Party DressI've found my dress for the party! You can't see the bodice very well in this photo, but I assure you, it's quite pretty and artfully presents certain assets.As for...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 7 Responses Mar 28

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    I have a vision of how I'd like to live based on a book my Mom presented me with as a teenager. I created a version of my vision in my single life and carried it through to my...
    ObiOneyouremyonlyhope ObiOneyouremyonlyhope 41-45, F Mar 28

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    For Kids Sake.... As part of our divorce and the process both my stbx and my therapist suggested a seminar called For Kids Sake. I got quite a bit out of it myself. I attended...
    Usernametbd Usernametbd 36-40, M 7 Responses Mar 30

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    MRRT- Minerals Resource Rent Tax- a note........... The MRRT has been controversial since Rudd-Swan first brought it out from the tax consideration list of the the Federal...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M Apr 7

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    Dying. It leaves you with a much different attitude about life."Dave, call 911. Somethings real wrong." is what I called to my room mate from the hallway. I retreated the four...
    mmob mmob 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    this is my fav song from the band in this moment. i could see myself saying this. "Wh*re" I'm the girl you've been thinking about The one thing you can't live without I'm the...
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F Mar 25

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    I think I met my husband from a past life. I have always felt that I was somehow able to tell when meeting someone from a past life. I just instantly connect with them...
    marblelapis marblelapis 22-25, F Apr 2

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    YOLO isnt true we dont live once we live everyday but we die once so YODO! anyways i belive that everyone deserves to be happy everyone should smile at least 24 hours a day becasue...
    butterflies1212 butterflies1212 16-17, F Mar 31

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    After feeling down and doubtful about the whole thing (who will I call when something big happens? Who will I go on vacation with? Who will kill the giant wolf spiders that run...
    LynxKitty LynxKitty 36-40, F 12 Responses Mar 22

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    The Right Person, Not The Right Time, or Place... Letting go is a process. It's always hard, but there is some truth to the line "the first cut is the deepest". Honestly, thank...
    Iamhere4me Iamhere4me 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Hubby has agreed to talk with me tonight about what is bothering me (which is miraculous in itself). lack of sex is causing other problems with us and I feel myself distancing...
    Neverthoughtit Neverthoughtit 46-50, F 20 Responses Mar 28

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    Two weeks ago, I shared what I thought would be my current status for awhile. Life being what it is - it has thrown me into a crazy roller coaster loop once again. The good news...
    lightblueeyes lightblueeyes 46-50, F 21 Responses Mar 28

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    My two most humiliating moments so far. Yesterday I went to the pool, and when I got there I immdeately dived in. When I dived in my baggy trunks slipped down to my kness despite...
    ray1357 ray1357 16-17, M Mar 29

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    For folks new to my story, I've been the one who has been refused sex for ~10 years, and now I'm currently building a social support network for myself. Overall, I am making steady...
    Xaeth Xaeth 36-40, M 7 Responses Mar 31

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    yesterday my mom read a conversation with a friend i met online. I dont care if she does, because normally, its a relief so she knows what im upto. In india its not safe to talk to...
    ShybutSweetGirl ShybutSweetGirl 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Going green Using Olive Maid-matron of Beach Wedding Dresses honour Dresses-short environmentally friendly prom gowns A lot of practices concerning the classic bridal gowns have...
    flowydresses flowydresses 18-21, M Apr 9

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    Solidarity The back story: Sometime ago at a function for my husband's extended family, I was verbally shredded by my husband's brother. Not in private, but loudly, aggressively...
    tresses tresses 36-40, F 13 Responses a week ago

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    As of 5 pm - 6 hours ago - I started living full time as the woman I have always been. I am so excited to think that I will never present as male again.
    chantalmw chantalmw 26-30, T 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    So Please Take Your Temper And Leave. *locks door*..... My childhood was spent receiving and coping with family members whose hotheaded tempers provided lessons to learn regarding...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I cannot live without my best friend But I have no choice My best friend my wife my love of my life my soulmate passed away on January23/14 And I am left here without you I feel so...
    IlovetitsToo IlovetitsToo 31-35, M Mar 27

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    Well, I am looking forward to each weekend…mostly Saturday. I am taking my wife on a cheap date. We seem to have a lot of cheap dates, yep I said it and to be honest with you…I...
    wvtxpen wvtxpen 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    The air stinks here. The water tastes like flat pool water. Yet I am head over heels for this place. I feel profound moments all the time and I don't wanna miss a thing. The...
    Jesticles Jesticles 26-30, F Apr 1

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    I experienced it and it surely was an eye-opener. It was a breath of fresh air. My most successful clean slate ever. Now when I returned, the old me did as well. Although I know...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 Apr 4