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I Notice the Small Things In Life

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    The simple things are what make me happy.

    A good sunrise, reading a decent book, nature. The best things in life are free :)
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M Feb 24

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    Little Boy. . . Im Sorry

    About 3 Weeks ago i was at the mall, waiting for a ride. i was sitting on the bench, just taking in the view.about 15 minutes waiting, i notice this, about 2 years old little boy, oh my goodness, was he fly!?he had on some nice little fresh kicks? fitted cap, nice jeans and a...
    loyallover loyallover 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 31, 2011

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    Little Treasures

    Have you been already conscious that you can die tomorrow? No, not in reality. Not in the way: "Omg, I have a premonition that I will be murdered by a serial killer in the middle of the day ”. But for example: "My time here is limited.” While I type such...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Aug 15, 2009

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    One of my "experiences",

    I noticed says, "I'd like to help other people on EP" why did I not notice? What are 'other' people? The ones that are not me? Or those Other people, you know those over there> So does it mean I gave up on myself and now seeing if I can help others? idn, but I'm very confused...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I simply adore them. It might be

    as little as not having a stuffy nose, but I have sure come to appreciate it quiet a bit.
    gomensigh gomensigh 70+, F Jun 2

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    Tiny Flowers

    I don't know what they are, but these little blue flowers are blooming all over the place!  They're tiny, no bigger than a hole made by a hole-punch.  And they're everywhere.Every time I look down, if there's grass/miscellaneous green ground cover I see these itty-bitty...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 4, 2012

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    The small things in a relationship make up the relationship to me. The hand holding, kisses, remembering the song that song that played when you first met, her/his birth stone...
    Vickypearl Vickypearl 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    My boyfriend and I have liver together for 5 years with my two kids.... At first everything was good ... But the last two years or so the sex has declined a lot he seems to have...
    Angeleyes73 Angeleyes73 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Is it weird the I like to use small utensils when I eat???
    TheYoungHawaiian TheYoungHawaiian 18-21, M Jul 7

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    I think that it's the little things every day that are more meaningful than the big gestures - because it means your partner is thinking about you even in the mundane that so many...
    lesbianjen lesbianjen 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I'm talking to new people and I'm so excited because they seem so nice!:3
    ladychief13 ladychief13 13-15, F Jul 6

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    I was 15 years old when this happened. The day Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 came out, my brother went to go get the game at Gamestop. When he got it, he was playing it. I saw him...
    favi4et favi4et 18-21, M Jul 13

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    After 20 years of marriage and dealing with some of her issues and poor decisions I sometimes don't know which way to go. I have tried and given my all. I have been a jerk and...
    JimD911 JimD911 36-40, M Jul 15

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    They say two halves make a whole, but what if those two halves don't fit? Like half a banana doesn't fit with half an apple. This goes for relationships. Two half people can never...
    JimD911 JimD911 36-40, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    The cuddles. The smiles when ur eyes meet Holding hands Knowing u make them feel safe The inside jokes
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    When I pay attention to all of the good small things in life, I find that they far outweigh all of the negative, and it makes me feel much happier with a positive outlook. Most...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    The best advice anyone has ever given me when my world was falling apart, I was so lost in my own pain. I knew I had to pull myself together I just didn't know how. My Mother said...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F Jul 7

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    The two kiddos I take care of-- both passed out in the back of my car after a long, fun day. These are the small things in life that make me happy. Knowing they had a great day and...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21 5 days ago

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    1. I love my hair. It’s totally awesome. 2. I use pomade sometimes. 3. I use a black comb. 4. I almost always carry a Swiss Army knife with me. 5. I always have tissues...
    BewareTheGonzo BewareTheGonzo 13-15 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    The smallest things, takes the most room in my heart. I prefer a billion times for you to make something or write something thoughtful for me than to go to the store & buy a...
    Katie419 Katie419 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    In this life we cannot always do great things. But we can do small things with great love
    Warrior2356 Warrior2356 18-21, M Jul 2

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    I notice little things about people like the certain faces they make, or just stuff I pick up on. I can also pick up if someone is lying or trying to hide something.
    dyingalittleinside97 dyingalittleinside97 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    In January I was put in a medically induced coma. Both lungs collapsed, kidneys failed, and all sorts of other things went completely wrong. Long story short, it didn't look too...
    Bigkahunaburger Bigkahunaburger 26-30, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Until about the last decade it wasn't common knowledge that this was possible without massive expense. With the arrival of the internet, this information became available and I've...
    Gerblitz Gerblitz 70+, M Jun 25

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    He told me I have to blog again I wrote a blog today when I was going through a very rough time. I feel I am doing better. I think that some of you were right. I am depressed. It...
    RsBrat RsBrat 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Thinking about all my friends/family that has left me to be with the Lord. Thinking about all my current friends that is upright, honest, sincere and knows a little about true...
    toufie1 toufie1 22-25 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    This is from my journal today Yesterday, I was inspired to look into past lives and, a day later, I find myself writing about my meditative experiences. I do not think that I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    HELP!!!!!! I really really need someone's help! I have no clue what to do with my life! But my situation is very unique! I have asked parents what they did when they where like...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    Hi. I am 22 years old and I have no idea what to do with my life. I studied website development the moment I got out of high school and thought that I wanted to be a web developer...
    Chiefomatic Chiefomatic 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    Starting today, I have made some personal inner changes. I have always been a pretty positive person, especially for those around me. But what I have been failing to do, is be...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21 Jul 1

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    my name is unkown cuz i will not tell any one about it, may be i am complicated person, but life changes us our life style , immigrating from one country to other to survive, i can...
    goge1797 goge1797 16-17, M Jul 15

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    To Jenni and others: I have been an EP member for a long time now and have met so many ...some amazing, some not so amazing. Several have really come to mean a lot to me...
    Whym Whym 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 9

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    1) I’m Lumierre. 2) I hate it when humans are described as biological machines. 3) I can’t say I have a specific hobby , I am interested in human behavior if that counts...
    ReversedLumiere ReversedLumiere 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I see patterns and themes that have existed all my life. Change is not easy, and sometimes I doubt if it is even possible. Maybe it is comforting to think that it is not, that way...
    annalea annalea 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    But it feels impossible. Been a 12 stepper for 25 years. Learned it there. Was told learn acceptance and tolerance. Worked on both. No mastery was found...
    converted converted 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 30

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    We have got to do things differently. This system we have built is working well enough to profit the people who already have their fortunes but it is not promoting any new...
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M Jul 2

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    1. I procrastinate like there's no tomorrow. You have no idea how long it's taken me to write this story. 2. I am a master at all things Pokemon. 3. I have the shortest attention...
    SensitiveSelf SensitiveSelf 13-15 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I had a weird experience about 10ish years ago and I woke up thinking about it this morning, so I decided to write it up and post it. My sister and I were laughing and talking as...
    SkatingMomma SkatingMomma 41-45, F 12 hrs ago

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    I need some help, really badly. First, I apologize if any of this has improper grammar or misspellings, I am writing this in a hurry. When I was a child, I was moved around a bit...
    LilMissStats LilMissStats 13-15, F Jun 28

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    I don't think anything is wrong with small talk. One has to start somewhere to break the ice. And I actually like small talk because it helps people with comfort level in a lot of...
    Olivia2014 Olivia2014 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I have neglected to write an experience about the most important man in my life. Rarely do I come across someone as extraordinary as him, and although it may be near impossible to...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    The little things that people do I notice. I notice everybody's little things. It's just a trait I picked up over time. Wherever I go, I observe people to find out their little...
    EllieBlythe EllieBlythe 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I like routine, order and structure I think because I'm slightly OCD. But I think that if I continue the same thing ever day anymore it's going to drive me insane. Every morning I...
    Ailurus23 Ailurus23 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    1. I was born on Christmas Eve (late at night). I was supposed to be named Nicholas but my parents decided not to because of how close to Christmas it was. 2. I have had a job...
    N8tehgr8 N8tehgr8 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I have no special or unique talents. I'm not gifted artistically, athletically, or academically. I'm a pretty good student but I don't care about what I learn in school which makes...
    triptrap27 triptrap27 16-17, F Jun 29

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    1. Music an anime are my life 2. I want to be a writer and cosmetologist when I get older 3. I dye my hair once every two weeks it's purple atm 4. I have 1 pet gecko named neon, 1...
    baeily baeily 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    June 30. Accepting Change. One day, my mother and I were working together in the garden. We were transplanting some plant for the third time. Grown from seed in a small container...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jun 30

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