I Need to Start Living Life to Its Fullest

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 1,851 People

    feels like my life has stalled a bit over the

    past couple of months...need something new to jump start it again..probably a change of environment, meet new people....need to get back to happy, healthy living...
    rover112 rover112
    22-25, M
    Jan 6, 2015

    Two days ago I confronted him

    for his frequent messaging and several other activities which can be termed as unvirtuous behavior. He kept denying everything while displaying excessive hand gestures. His hands were icy cold and his eyes were not affixed. I pleaded with him for a fresh beginning where he can...
    xezeep xezeep
    36-40, F
    Aug 20, 2015

    I never appriciated life

    as I thought of it as a punishment or a curse given to me just because. I hated everything that comes with living such as discrimination, bullying, frequent rejection by all walks of life. I guess in the end you can't stop hate from forming but I can stop how that should dictate...
    DarkPhoenix1985 DarkPhoenix1985
    26-30, M
    1 Response Oct 22, 2015

    After an end of something

    that I thought mattered. Set up and have discussed more business plans. Took myself, family & friends out to many outings and felt so much joy it was overloaded. Bought tickets to fly out for travel. Am getting more recognition for my hard work pulling through for a few years...
    BlueSkysAreCold BlueSkysAreCold
    26-30, F
    Mar 1, 2015

    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
    3 Responses Sep 12, 2013
    mayyydayyy mayyydayyy
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 21, 2014

    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

    Life is a one way street

    and you can't look back. Life's just too short. We are all apart of something bigger and we are all set with an expiry date. One day we will die and my biggest fear is looking back on my dying day wishing I could have done more, wishing I fell in love more, wishing I spent more...
    lolznewaccountio lolznewaccountio
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 9, 2015

    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

    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
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 17, 2014

    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
    Mar 18, 2014

    So many people are stressing out over plans in

    the future. They want to get a masters and bury themselves in debt all because someone told them that it's the best thing to do. Which to some or most it may be a great idea. I prefer to live each day to the fullest. Just lounging after getting my work done and playing some...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits
    22-25, M
    Jan 9, 2015
    alelina alelina
    13-15, F
    1 Response Oct 23, 2015

    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

    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, 2014

    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, 2014

    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
    22-25, F
    Mar 26, 2014
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie
    22-25, F
    Dec 9, 2014

    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, 2014

    There are a lot of things I need to change

    about me. It's so hard to stop. I need go change my food choices, stop being hard headed, etc
    staystyleandsmile staystyleandsmile
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 22, 2015

    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?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 18, 2014
    Tigertail807 Tigertail807
    26-30, F
    Oct 23, 2015

    I admire people who are brave enough to take

    risk and change theirs lives!
    domipl domipl
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 26, 2014

    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...
    SweeetKiester SweeetKiester
    41-45, F
    1 Response Aug 24, 2014

    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

    There's so much I should do

    and can do but something's holding me back and i don't know what...I don't know if its a fear of change or if its fear of anything might happen if i do this or that... I have to remember that nothing happens if i dont do anything and life is all about risks and changes! This is...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Jan 14, 2015

    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

    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

    if i didn't care about being judged

    so often i'd already be doing this.
    Babypuncher454 Babypuncher454
    22-25, M
    Jan 9, 2015

    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

    I have a horrible habit of making things harder

    than they need to be. I want to start be being happy and doing things more often than not.
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    Oct 23, 2015

    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
    22-25, F
    Oct 4, 2014

    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
    36-40, M
    2 Responses May 23, 2008
    melnie melnie
    16-17, F
    Aug 22, 2014

    Honestly because no one knows

    when their last days of earth will be. Also try not to be sad so much because you know at the end of the day one day we all will die so why be sad or mad. If you see a cute guy, tell him he's cute or girl. Smile. Make lots of friends. Make lots of memories. Instead of your daily...
    aquaciarabieber aquaciarabieber
    18-21, F
    Oct 23, 2015

    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
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 26, 2014

    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

    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, 2014

    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
    2 Responses Apr 24, 2014

    Do the things I wanted

    and maybe move out from my comfort zone. Deadline: 2015
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81
    31-35, F
    Dec 3, 2014

    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

    Life is really simple,

    but we insist on making it complicated.
    Galantis Galantis
    18-21, F
    Jan 29, 2015

    Considering trying something quite new

    for me. A while ago I was talking to an artist acquaintance in another country, and she mentioned painting nude portraits of burn survivors. This intrigued me. Being a paraplegic myself, I've sometimes wondered what it would be like to pose for such a thing, exposing all my...
    BlueEyedGeekery BlueEyedGeekery
    26-30, M
    Oct 24, 2015

    I want to be able to tell my children

    and grandchildren what I've done in my life. The places I've explored, the people I've met, the fun I've experienced, and the crazy things I've done, and the dos and don'ts so they won't make horrible mistakes.
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 8, 2015

    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, 2014

    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

    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

    Related Experiences

    I've made my life a living hell. good bye ep. maybe things will be better for me some day.
    4gotwhereiwas 4gotwhereiwas
    31-35, F
    Apr 21
    I think life is less about what happens to you and more about how you react to it. we have these ideas and preconceptions that we carry with us that change how we see the world and...
    WhirlwindR WhirlwindR
    22-25, M
    Apr 21
    Hi I'm really confused and I need some help.. Please take this seriously...This is not a joke..It really happened...I’m an 18 years old girl...I’m in high school... When I was...
    Lonely50298 Lonely50298
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 21
    So I'm planning my sons graduation party and I text my Aunt to get some address for invitation. Which lead to other stuff. First annoyance Mind you all I asked for was addresses...
    toniyl toniyl
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 20
    i seem to be an isolated entity and nothing comes easy to me ....i sometimes feel like my existence is purely to struggle ....i don,t have many people around me i don,t know...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer
    36-40
    Apr 20
    Well with EP closing i feel the need to finally post something. I Have been a member for about a year or two, and in those years i have not posted a single thing. I never felt like...
    ARandomNerd ARandomNerd
    16-17, M
    Apr 20
    I have been in a very dark place for a couple of years. I don't really tell anyone exactly why because it sounds so stupid to me. it could have really been caused by a combination...
    4gotwhereiwas 4gotwhereiwas
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    I have had a ridiculous amount of fun in my life.
    1jeni 1jeni
    51-55, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    It may be a bit pointless to post experiences when EP is about to close, but I might as well use the privilege to do so while it’s still available. I’d rather start off by...
    TrentNovac2 TrentNovac2
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 19
    I'm going to take some time to reflect today. I'm at a point where I question what I'm "studying" is really what I want to do for a "career". And yet, I feel hesitant jumping ship...
    Nick8876 Nick8876
    18-21, M
    Apr 18
    This is gonna be a pretty long rant, sorry. You have been warned though. I'm 22, about to turn 23 in a couple of months, and I feel like I'm completely lost. I'm living with my...
    cyberwhat cyberwhat
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 18
    Could never tell why people settle down for somethings that isn't them. Life is too short to spend it not living out what you're meant to be doing.
    omariSosa omariSosa
    18-21, M
    Apr 18
    Im 17 years old and I was addicted to triple cs. Triple cs u may think are just some cough medicine thatll get u a high so youre not bored on a weekend but trust me it will RUIN...
    andy2198 andy2198
    16-17, M
    Apr 18
More Stories