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I Need To Find The Balance

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    Like Catching Steam

    The same feeling. When I wake up in the morning, before I fall asleep, when I have a quiet few moments to think. The feeling that something just isn't right.I'm happy. I'm in the middle of my teenage life, and I've put up with more than I'm comfortable with during those years...
    ImaginedTherapy ImaginedTherapy 18-21, F Sep 20, 2011

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    Balance

    I need to relax and not psych myself out as much BUT I can't keep up with this procrastination either or I will never be successful.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25 4 Responses Sep 7, 2010

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    I Need To Find The Balance...

    ...now that is the understatement of the new millenium. I'm not sure I ever had any. Maybe a bit at some points here and there but I think, generally, not too much. I get bored easily. I can't sit still for long. Always looking for something new. Everything always seems so...
    MyLucidDream MyLucidDream 66-70 10 Responses Aug 25, 2010

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    This Is The Time Of My Life

    Some time ago, I felt that I needed a balance. I couldn't handle the stress of living in a society where everyone expects something of you and you are bound to live by their demands. One day, I decided to think for myself instead of how others are perceiving me. I told myself why...
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 7, 2011

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    On The Tip Of The Needle

    between my heart and mind among my choleric, phlegmatic, melancholic and sanguine traits :) my foods my private and public life i believe in yin and yang *the title is as a monk put it on his book*
    uliftmeup uliftmeup 36-40, F Jun 3, 2010

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    Temptations

    *whacks temptations*
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 10, 2012

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    Balance Sheet Of Life

    "Our Birth is our Opening Balance! Our Death is our Closing Balance! Our Prejudiced Views are our Liabilities. Our Creative Ideas are our Assets. Heart is our Current Asset. Soul is our Fixed Asset. Brain is our Fixed Deposit. Thinking is our Current Account. Achievements are...
    cheeco cheeco 26-30, F Apr 11, 2012

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    Tip Tip Tip

    This is so hard, most of the time I feel like Im going nowhere. But iam a fighter, what else am I to do? Anyone got any balancing tips? lol. Oooh, does anyone know how to meditate? apparently thats the best way to find balance.
    MushroomFaerie148 MushroomFaerie148 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2010

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    "How can you mix fire

    and water?" the Fool finally whispers. Never pausing the Angel answers, "You must have the right vessels and use the right proportions." The Fool watches with wonder. "Can this be done with all opposites?" he asks. "Indeed," the Angel replies, "Any oppositions, fire and water...
    wingedjaguar wingedjaguar 22-25, F 8 Responses Jun 16, 2015

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    Balance is safe...it at the very least gives me

    the illusion that I have a little bit of control in my life. But sometimes I feel like maybe I need to give up on having control and embrace a little chaos in my life. "Sometimes that which is most worth fighting for can be the very thing that unbalances your life."
    RememberTomorrow RememberTomorrow 31-35, M 3 Responses Nov 9, 2015

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    Fear & Trust

    I find it very difficult to find the balance between fear and trust..... I mean I have a past and people were not always the most trustworthy and they hurt me in various ways, and I know trust is the basis of a loving relationship, but sometimes through all youve been through it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 15, 2012

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    It's Hard

    With all the responsibilities and tasks,
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 26, 2010

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