Post

I Think Life Is Too Short to Waste Time

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 168 People

    Way Too Short

    The (global) average life span for a human is (roughly) 67.2 years (taken from a study this year). That is roughly 24,528 days. When you can take away 8,395 of those days because I am 23, to me that seems like a very short amount when you put in in context of time and how long...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Dec 11, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Your Life In Days!!!

    imagine that you live to be 90... that's 1080 months... = 4680 weeks... = 32850 days! your whole life is less than 33000 days! if you're lucky... well 10 years of our lives we dont realy live (childhood)... so substract 10 years from that you get 29200 days. we do sleep...
    dentonterry dentonterry 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 27, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Just A blink

    And wow! it was only yesterday! I can't believe I am in my mid thirties! and I have wasted a lot of times on things that do not matter.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 29, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Think That I Have Done Enough

    of wasting time and energies on things that were dead when I got them, no matter how much I tried they never blossemed under my care, but then someone else came in and the blooms came out.  Hurt and sad that I could not and found that even though it made me who I am today...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 12 Responses Apr 27, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Time Is Of The Essence!

    I really do believe life is too short to waste time, that's why I'm here, on EP, procrastinating! I mean I could be putting up that shelf in the bathroom instead of typing this, in fact I should be doing exactly that but I'm tired, I'd only mess it up, so I'm putting aside my...
    Illiteratetroll Illiteratetroll 46-50 1 Response Sep 30, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Sometimes It Just Hits Me!

     That it's extremely likely that I am probably more than halfway done. Done!! I have no fear of death whatsoever. But I do fear that when I get "home" I'll not have done the things that are genuinely important!! OR worse yet..I'll have to come back!! 
    Opalina Opalina 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Too True Too. :)

    Time moves quickly and waits for no one. If you don't stop and look around once in awhile, you might miss it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 28, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    What Am I Doing?

    This beets me, why we all do thinks that we know, deep down are of no use. I once read an article about why humans mas***bate. One possible answer is because we seek pleasure. But If that so, if we humans really seek pleasure and have knack for it, then why do we put up thinks...
    arjob arjob 22-25, M Jan 25, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Fading Away...

    After you’re gone, people will forget your name, no matter how important it was, and your face, no matter how pretty it was, and what you said, no matter how clever any of it sounded. The things you’ve done will crumble and fade and the places you once loved, will change and...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F Feb 3, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    Well my life because I was born and raised in a country said to be "better" than Canada but I dont see how it is I mean Hong Kong has nothing fun in it, people are rude, gross and...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's like eating a Pizza... You enjoy the first few bites as they're always the best, the deeper you get you realise it's getting shorter and you take your last few bites and wish...
    AnonymousTony AnonymousTony 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Life is soo dame short to be happy, to be free, to be anything..!! Learn how to live free... When you think u r free u will be supper happy, N when u r happy No one can put u down...
    PoHser PoHser 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I agree. I just find it hard to deal with because I'm not used to being ignored. Especially when it's someone that I interacted with daily. To watch them volunteeringly walk out of...
    ceexa ceexa 18-21, F Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If you exist God, I just want to say thanks. Thanks for bringing me into this world an awkward only child that is so alone he slowly goes insane. The type of mental development...
    Unnkn0wn Unnkn0wn 22-25, M Jul 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Wife thinks she's hot love to show her nude photos to show she's not what she thinks
    reitill reitill 51-55, M 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It feels like I was just a little sixth grader in middle school, but now I'm a junior in high school. Everyone has changed so much. You don't really know who to call your friend...
    halieghnicole halieghnicole 16-17, F Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's Monday here but i have a day off today haha. I woke up this morning and suddenly felt so great. I danced to this song while taking shower (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
    JohnsonDavidson JohnsonDavidson 18-21, M Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wonder in which way I am being tested whenever I go through troubled times.I really liked this story I read a long time ago.Once there was a great king named Harishchandra who...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F Jul 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know what it wants from me but its been testing me for a long long time now.Where do I start?My childhood ..screwed up..wasn't allowed to act like a child , lots of...
    Asadstory2tell Asadstory2tell 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am tired of my life. Really the problem is with me only. I am too bad for everyone. I have lied and suffered so much. But still people cant get past my past. I am changed, a...
    Weareunited Weareunited 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A day I grew up looking forward for the whole year. EID. I wanted to celebrate like I was. Happy. As far as I could remember, it was the day I would live for the whole year. When...
    Fevdayoftheyear Fevdayoftheyear 41-45, F 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Honestly, not every aspect of life sucks. I like the food, the music, and sleeping. But everything else just seems to make the world darker. Not only is our world dying slowly...
    ToBeAnOtaku101 ToBeAnOtaku101 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The reason life and or time move faster every day, each day or year is a smaller percentage of the life you've lived. At 10, a year's 10% of the life you've lived, at 20 a year's...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    As a 21-year-old woman who is engaged to be married, I have been mentally preparing for the day my mom dies. Smoking for almost 40 years, my mom has a noticeable melanoma mark...
    taylorheartsch taylorheartsch 18-21, F Jul 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I literally can't tell if I'm fat or not. I'm like 5'4 125 pounds and size 3-5 pants. I honestly feel fat, but this is very personal this next part; I'm a virgin. And I feel like I...
    trippyprincess trippyprincess 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel like I am shut off emotianally. My father has stage 4 brain cancer. The tumor has greatly affected his speech and the drugs are having its side effects. He also is at a...
    daviddaviddavud daviddaviddavud 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Life Is Better with out Friends. They Can Not Hurt Me, When They Are Not There as I Need When I Hurt When I Bleed. They Can Not Hurt Me By Being Disappointed With... My Letting...
    imgreywlf imgreywlf 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think about what will happen to my kids, my mom and dad. I try not to think about dying but I feel so hopeless. My life is filled with very few accomplishments and deep regret...
    lifealreadylost lifealreadylost 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well another wonderful day , in a wonderful life:) Breaking free from the chasils that smother our individual self expression . Life is good
    heavenlyflower123 heavenlyflower123 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    “When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or...
    Luvmylexus Luvmylexus 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hate my ******* life hope I get shot life is not fair
    sugarpills sugarpills 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    We are going to die someday. Someday the sun will rise but we will not be here to see it. Someday the moon will be hovering above a dark earth but we will not be here to look up...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think it's messed up how teens feel alone or depressed and have anxiety or panic attacks in their rooms with out their parents knowing while their watching t.v. or something and...
    MorbidRainbow MorbidRainbow 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I only think this is true because I feel as if I can't trust anyone..
    Answeringyou35 Answeringyou35 18-21, F Jul 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The human condition is full of ups and downs. No one, even the luckiest, is ever always happy. Bad things happen to us all. What determines our ultimate satisfaction with our life...
    Adaydreambeliever Adaydreambeliever 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Everything goes great and then I always say or do something that goes wayyy too far lol
    xcountrycam xcountrycam 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    life is a struggle but it's a beautiful thing yet I still want to throw it away
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F 20 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's not easy, if it was then it wouldn't have made you the person you are today. All the things that life throws at you, help create you & it all makes you stronger even if you...
    Kirjamo Kirjamo 26-30, F 16 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really don't mind loss. I mean like, losing things. It hardly fazes me. I think I would deal well with my own death, I'm just afraid of what comes afterwards... I think that's...
    dinorap1 dinorap1 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yeah...they dont wanna see you? Alright,moving on.You are way more worthy than waiting for some idi*t to notice. Honey was not made for pig's mouth. Be honey ;)
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    14,000 are having sex right now. 25,000 are kissing. 50,000 are hugging. And you...well you're reading this experience. Trust me I'm now happy about if either ;)
    foreignindulgence foreignindulgence 18-21, F Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    But EP is like totally way better...
    Rzrbldksss81 Rzrbldksss81 31-35, F 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
     do you agree
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I loved a girl once more than anything. We was engaged and expecting a baby and she had a car wreck in a street racing mustang I built for her and I still can't stop blaming myself...
    wastedh0b0 wastedh0b0 18-21, M Jun 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm still in love with him, but he's already forgotten about me. I've tried to move on, but I don't even want anyone else. I'll probably never see him again. His name is Austin.
    listenn listenn 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Today is another beautiful day. Not only do I have my health but I have a beautiful collection of friends, family and pets to share it with. It's a wonderful world.
    heavenlyflower123 heavenlyflower123 36-40, F Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Crewsaver BSI Looking to get one of these, do they do them with a crotch strap? Also what do they feel like on? Thanks
    rik01uk rik01uk 26-30, M Jul 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yup. Like does everything need to happen right now? Like why can't I have normally parents and not be in between everything. It puts a lot if stress on me. 😒😔
    Everystormends Everystormends 13-15, F Jul 18