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I Need To Find The Balance

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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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    Inclination

    She fought the urge to clear the ground. To look out and see nothing. She knew her stillness would intensify if she waited. She had to release fear. Even though its columns were consuming the edges of her mind. Possessing like a spark behind her eyes. The glimmer of silent...
    SilentBluemoon SilentBluemoon 36-40, F Oct 26, 2013

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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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    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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    It's Hard

    With all the responsibilities and tasks,
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 26, 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 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 7, 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, F 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 70+ 10 Responses Aug 25, 2010

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    Temptations

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

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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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    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 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Background: It's easy to forget we are creatures of habit. It's great to have a job, car, money along with all the basic essentials of a balanced lifestyle. But for a moment, start...
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    December 22. Good Things Coming. Do not worry about how the good that has been planned for you will come. It will come. Do not worry, obsess, and think you have to control it...
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    December 22. Good Things Coming. Do not worry about how the good that has been planned for you will come. It will come. Do not worry, obsess, and think you have to control it...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 21 hrs ago

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    have you ever loved someone so much that you would do anything for them? I have and my boyfriend well I let go of him and it's hard ,I really can't move on but I need to take...
    trew5432 trew5432 13-15, M 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    December 21. Balance. Strive for balanced expectations of others. Strive for healthy tolerance. In the past, we may have tolerated too much or too little. We may have expected...
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    December 21. Balance. Strive for balanced expectations of others. Strive for healthy tolerance. In the past, we may have tolerated too much or too little. We may have expected...
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    December 20. Expectations of Others. It is our job to identify our needs, and then determine a balanced way of getting those needs met. We ultimately expect our Higher Power and...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    December 20. Expectations of Others. It is our job to identify our needs, and then determine a balanced way of getting those needs met. We ultimately expect our Higher Power and...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am finding it difficult to be myself and still be kind with friends I don't want to lose. I have done both. Being too kind that I lost everything I am and being too self that got...
    rockstin87 rockstin87 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    Sooo I really need a feeder haha It's really hard to find one in real life so I figured why not get an online one? xp If anyone is intrested in fattening me and encouraging me...
    BigRachel BigRachel 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Recently I've spent more time offline and time with my loved ones. I've been keeping busy this holiday season, enjoying Christmas specials and festivities and getting things done...
    mguinm mguinm 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 10

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    I think balance is the key to life as well as EP friendships. All friends are different and have different interests. I try to balance EP friendships by only sending them links...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 11

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    I think balance is one of the easiest things to break. I seek it, I achieve it, and then I tend to ruin it. I was so balanced about a month ago. Everything seemed perfect. I was...
    TheRisingPhoenix TheRisingPhoenix 16-17, F Nov 24

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    Tired of having to balance his wife Cindy's checkbook, Mike made a deal with her; he would look at it, but only after she had spent a few hours trying to wrestle it into shape...
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    Those comfortable living companies, simple fact is that taxation that might you can keep them awaken during the night. That is why for such type of sounding citizenry or sections...
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    December 14. Clear Thinking. Strive for clear thinking. Many of us have had our thinking clouded by denial. Some of us have even lost faith in ourselves because we've spent a...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 14

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    December 14. Clear Thinking. Strive for clear thinking. Many of us have had our thinking clouded by denial. Some of us have even lost faith in ourselves because we've spent a...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 14

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    December 16. Taking Care of Ourselves Emotionally. What does it mean to take care of myself emotionally? I recognize when I'm feeling angry, and I accept that feeling without...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    December 16. Taking Care of Ourselves Emotionally. What does it mean to take care of myself emotionally? I recognize when I'm feeling angry, and I accept that feeling without...
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    My girlfriend and I met during fall of my senior year of high school. She's the shy type and I found her super cute. We talked for a while and I finally cracked her out of her...
    Shock15 Shock15 18-21, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I can't find her anymore 😔
    ajj7766 ajj7766 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    Okay so this is going on day 2 (tomorrow) where I will be without medication that I need, to keep myself chemically balanced. I don't know why I didn't ask for help yesterday or...
    deademotion11 deademotion11 22-25, M Dec 10

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    November 28. Back to the Steps. Go back to the Steps. Go back to a Step When we don't know what to do next, when we feel confused, upset, distraught, at the end of our rope...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Nov 28

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    November 28. Back to the Steps. Go back to the Steps. Go back to a Step When we don't know what to do next, when we feel confused, upset, distraught, at the end of our rope...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Nov 28

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    Still in pain, still not living the way I want to. Nothing has changed about my life or body, I just feel balanced right now...
    Christinamarie3095 Christinamarie3095 41-45, T Dec 4

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    ahh... I am having this headache from end of last month when I resigned my job. After my ad I started to work in a studio name called stein studio. it is one of the most popular...
    sperrow sperrow 22-25, M Nov 24

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    ahh... I am having this headache from end of last month when I resigned my job. After my ad I started to work in a studio name called stein studio. it is one of the most popular...
    sperrow sperrow 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 24

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    Sometimes I feel lonely thinking about where you might be or what you look like, but I just shrug it off cause I know my time will come where I lay my eyes on my other half; till...
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    He grew up in San Jose and attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
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    Lately I haven't been going to sleep early like I used to. I've been going to sleep late and waking up late. I'm just finding it difficult to sleep now
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    It sometimes takes a new person in your life to gain a better perspective of your past. What I believed I never had, might have been, that I never understood the power of love...
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    There are many things over a span of years that I have allowed to be said about me, and to me by members of this site. I have told you repeatedly that I do not speak out to...
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    What’s more important than medical devices? It is the people who develop, design, test it before the devices can be launched in the market. How do companies find these set of...
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    Firstly, morality predates religion. That much is obvious. When I was young, I did stupid things, kids do. When I was 5 I used to throw stones at cars. However, I reached a point...
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    I feel nervous typing this as my beautiful baby sleeps beside me and my very handsome husband, who is a great father and a good person, snores nearby. I just feel so ungrateful, or...
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