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I Need to Start Living Life to Its Fullest

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    A Change Is In the Air and It Is My Opportunity...

    ..to once and for all be me.  I know it may not be what I think, but I will do my best and take every option presented that appears (with research) to be a positive and fulfilling choice.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 4, 2009

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    Finding My Place Here

    Tonight I spent time in a gathering of people of diverse lifestyles and it was like coming home again. My husband and I were invited last night to a dinner that was a special sendoff to his co-worker and I met such lovely people. They invited me to a Wiccan celebration and I was...
    dartist dartist 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2012

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    mayyydayyy mayyydayyy 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Thank You.........................

    These days I'm just enjoying every moment of my life. I've taken a room close to my college and being on my own is really helping me. I feared a lot of things before I took that decision but now I've realized that I tend to imagine all the horrible things that may happen in a...
    miles120 miles120 18-21, M 1 Response May 9, 2013

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    I kinda wanna be like 'YOLO LETS GO CRAZY'

    (heehhe) But then you actually think about how you only have one chance or else you will regret it and start hating your stupid self. BUT THEN if your life is too controlled and organized, then you regret not having enough freedom. Like either you do whatever you want or do what...
    llovelyfallenangell llovelyfallenangell 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    ...And I Will

    Does it hurt? Are you afraid?  Does it matter??  Pain, fear, darkness and despair may exist despite my best intentions.  They will not dominate me, like before.  I am greater than my trepidations, my agony, than the blackness that shrouds me.  The light will shine through...
    Tunasushi Tunasushi 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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    Taking Control Of My Life

    Hey everyone :-) How are you? I hope you're incredibly well. Do you sometimes feel like you just simply don't have control over your life? Many situations, people or events dictating where you're going in life rather than being the 'captain of your soul'? The great challenge...
    changemakers changemakers 26-30, M Dec 10, 2012

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    We are give one life one chance.

    The way I see it is Live while you can, when your young you can afford to take a few risks, so take a few fun ones. Strive for happiness not money, most people want money so they can do what they want, but if you do what you want everyday you'll be happy and have to workless...
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M Mar 17

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    I want to experience something new.

    I want to be free from all those expectation and obligations. Just for once in my life, i want to go somewhere where i can be what i want to be. I need to live my life to the fullest.
    elel110993 elel110993 18-21, F Mar 26

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    Take the opportunity to travel see the world

    and enjoy life, don't kill yourself paying bills they'll always be around enjoy life.
    Midnigght Midnigght 31-35, M Feb 4

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    One Time Around...

    Life is a circle and we only get one time around, unfortunately it is not always a big circle or even a full circle at best. I sometimes wish I had paid more attention to the words of wisdom that my grandma said...Life is short but death is sure. I don't really regret much about...
    bluetatoo19712000 bluetatoo19712000 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2012

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    Living young wiled and free.

    I'm going to stop sobbing over my ex. People on hear are so nice starting to get my smile back
    alexmudd alexmudd 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 14, 2013

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    Living In The Moment

    Whenever a depressing situation hits, I go back to that dark place where the reason for my existence cease to exist. I take my life as a burden. I just realized I just cannot accept the fact that there's sorrow in life and I have to deal with that just like any other daily chore...
    miles120 miles120 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 13, 2013

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    What's Living Life To The Fullest?

    I got an app for my ipad that send me positive quotes throughout the day to remember to live in the NOW....One of the quotes was "stop planning to live and actually live,"this made me pause for a while.What does living this life truly mean when you have isolated yourself so very...
    Isabellas35 Isabellas35 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 29, 2012

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    Something with me just not right.

    I fear meeting new people as if they are going to hurt me, i fell short of words to continue a conversation in short i am a bit low on confidence but just wish i could live my live the fullest.
    shadow010 shadow010 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    I'm so tired of hiding my scars

    and cuts. In tired of the lies I use to cover my mistakes and wounds, tired of putting make up in my battle scars. I should be proud, I survived and I want to live. I want to do things people are too scared to do, I want to fly and be free. No judgement, no tears, no blood...
    BleedingAngel BleedingAngel 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    It Is My Life

    I want to defend my decision by portraying my current life situation in a negative light, but instead I would rather talk about the dreams I am going to be chasing. It was a dysfunctional relationship, but in my heart I knew if he went back to his country things would be better...
    Lenina1 Lenina1 18-21, F Feb 28, 2013

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    Ive been sleeping late

    and waking up late. I feel like i'm just wasting my time. I wanna do something about it but i just dont know what
    Ecogirl Ecogirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    This Is One Of The Things That's Been Bothering Me

    I get the bad chills whenever I think of the concept of "living life to the fullest". Because for me to do that I have to make a lot of major changes. I'm gonna have to turn everyone's lives upside down. They gonna have to know the real me. They gonna have to decide whether to...
    aokigahara29 aokigahara29 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 5, 2012

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    I need to start living life

    before it's too late. I keep procrastinating. I keep prolonging the process. It's time for me to grow up and stand on my own two feet. Anyone else out there agree with me?
    VerucaRose VerucaRose 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    I have lived life to the absolute fullest I

    could muster. I even stretched myself out over challenges to the point of breaking. I desperately wanted to break down; to give up, to let go of the reins... Nothing I have ever come up against broke me outta my shell except fitness. Fitness breaks me down every day, in a good...
    SammyJD11 SammyJD11 31-35, M 5 Responses Jan 31

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    Fitting In

    Ever since I was a little girl, all I ever wanted was to belong and my life has been anything but. I am not going to go back in time cause I have learned to make peace with that. The last ten years of my life have been very frustrating. Many things that I wanted I didn't get. Now...
    starjewell starjewell 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 8, 2011

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    I Feel For You...

    when you want to go out there and live your life.when you think you are free regardless of what they told of who you are...walk everywhere look at every small details breathing and smiling,looking positively in your life ahead, no signs of regrets...confidently constantly doing...
    cHopzWmanshArt cHopzWmanshArt 18-21 Apr 14, 2013

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    A Little More Like I Used To...

    OK...so for you EP people getting to know me...Yeah you know who you are...I've been a little down in the dumps and a little boring and unpleasant. I'm really sorry, cause thats not the real me...Usually i'm the annoyingly cheerfull and happy one...I used to be the one who helped...
    Cadet1995 Cadet1995 18-21, F May 12, 2011

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    Today Is The Day

    Ive been through so many ups and 1000 s of downs in my life and just started to not give anything any more..... But I've just realized that there is still so much more I want to do and see and it is all up to me if I'm going to do it.... Everything I life happens with a reason...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 9, 2012

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    Start Living Life

    Start living life,I sure have,To the fullest,The news,I've been waiting on,Yesterday,It came to pass,I'm livin' again.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 4, 2012

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    Yes you do cuz life is beautiful.

    Highs will come, you just have to know how to endure the lows.
    pinkkcotton pinkkcotton 26-30, F Mar 20

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    Changes Have Been Good To Me :)

    When I first joined EP I was going thru a very rough break up. It has been quite the climb but I made it out. I am very happy with the way my life is going now. I focus on the things I should have been all along. My family, my friends and my job. I would have been lying if I had...
    Guardian2277 Guardian2277 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 14, 2013

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    When Will My Life Be Interesting?

    i want my life to fun and interesting not just plain old boring. I have the same routine everyday school work homework then it starts all over. i want something to happen in my life, i feel like i have accomplished nothing and therir is nothing to look back on and be like wow i...
    Dancer6 Dancer6 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2009

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    melnie melnie 16-17, F Aug 22

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    Love Vs Ego Do You Live For Love Or Ego?

    I am ltruly love driven ,but so many are ego driven.What do you live for love or ego? New Stargods book "Waking from a Dream"
    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101 56-60, F 4 Responses Oct 4, 2012

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    I Really Try

    I've had my up and downs in life and right now I'm coming back up from the worst year of my life and the biggest down I could have. Forclosure, bankruptcy, a cheating wife who doesn't like sex whom I have a kid with, counceling, being led on for months and used, feeling...
    SoMuchToSay SoMuchToSay 31-35, M 2 Responses May 23, 2008

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    I've been working on my own company called

    'GIHYL' (Get It How You Live). It means survive by all means, do what you've got to do to feed your children and house your family. Now on the topic of living life to it's fullest, we like to say LIVEnotExist! {[Check Us Out On Instagram @GIHYL_Life 18+ 🚨Pro-Cannabis🚨)
    ShmittyFLA ShmittyFLA 18-21, M Aug 14

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    What does it take to interest a nice female out

    there to have a conversation? Do my words irritate you women? please someone tell me something?
    domeman domeman 46-50 1 Response May 18

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    When You Wanna Give Up, Remember Why You Started...

    Do you ever feel like the world is throwing everything it has at you to get you to give up? Do you have a track record of plan after plan to reach your goals?I find myself saying over and again, 'come on Bekki, get up, you can do this you can be better than this', you have only...
    bex22 bex22 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 10, 2012

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    Last night in Salem MA I performed spoken word

    poetry at an open mic at a bar I like. It was so fun and I haven't felt that alive in years. I wasn't nervous at all, I felt so comfortable and at ease and I got a really positive response from the crowd. And two guys asked me out. I mean, maybe life and friends and love are out...
    Reboenix Reboenix 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    Today I volunteered at a cocktail party,

    for my art club. Guest there painted masks while they drank alcohol, There were some darn good mask made by people who were a little drunk. The food was really good and the atmosphere was lively. Best decision I ever made.
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F Oct 4

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    I would love to do this

    but I am a broke college student and I am afraid to be myself honestly. Need to meet more people like me.
    Life1sinteresting Life1sinteresting 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    Actually, i have. Admittedly,

    it has not all been good.... but the things that I have done, one day, maybe my son will look back remember the stories I've told him and say...The stories were true.... and My Mom LIVED...  .......... and she went out with her boots on.but I've still got 50 years or so...
    SKiesterly SKiesterly 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I admire people who are brave enough to take

    risk and change theirs lives!
    domipl domipl 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Things To Come

    I'm at a point now when the only thing that matters is taking it day by day. My wife will soon divorce me, which is a good thing I think because there is nothing left there, and we have nothing in common. I go to work, it's the same everyday, and I come home. I play with my...
    PrayersforRain PrayersforRain 36-40, M 4 Responses Sep 12, 2013

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    A Life Beyond Life...

    I want a life beyond life…I want to be able to live without the necessity of breathing..i want to immerse myself in the deepest blue ocean, be whirled around to the core of its depth and never come out of it and yet never feel the need to either, I want to be able to jump off...
    Nishitaa Nishitaa 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2012

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    I Would Like to Project Myself...

    I would like to project myself more in the world...to be able to recognize some of my potential.  Too often I fall short of my ambitions many of which are quite simple.  But life is complicated and we don't always get around to doing the things that we want to do. ...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 4 Responses Jun 11, 2007

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    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F Sep 23

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    TubbyPlumpton TubbyPlumpton 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 30

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    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 11

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