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I Think Sometimes, You Just Have To Go For It

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 168 People

    Do It!

    I just came out of a crippling year-long depression that left me unable to even leave my apartment unless absolutely necessary. With the help of a little spiritual wake-up call, some herbal anti-depressants, and Ep, I am finally over it, and would like to start living life...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2010

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    I Most Definatly Do

    I believe in taking that 'leap of faith' into the unknown, in going for it and taking a risk. Life is too short, I would rather live and fail, then to not live at all.
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 3, 2012

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    All Ya Gotta Do...

    There's some times when all you can do is make that huge leap of faith and trust that somehow everything will come out all right. Sometimes all ya gotta do is do it!
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Sep 28, 2011

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    Ke$ha

    I have really been into the music of artist Ke$ha lately. I decided to look her up & check out her website. I got this story off her site today & LOVE it. This is a classic example of just going for it!     "If there’s one thing Ke$ha knows how to...
    VendettaVita VendettaVita 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2010

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    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 7, 2010

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    If I Can't Do This, I Can't Do Anything

    If I can't do this, I can't do anything.  Thats what I told myself when I made myself call someone who used to be my friend.  We had a really bad falling out two years ago.  It tore me apart because she was my oldest friend, and the closest thing I ever had for a...
    SerenaDragonfly SerenaDragonfly 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2010

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    Very True

    I'm all in favour of taking time to think about it ... being cautious ... looking at things from all angles before making a decision. That's all just fine ... but sometimes you just know that if you don't grab the bull by the horns and go for it, the opportunity will pass you by...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 7, 2010

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    I Don't Like The Negative Approach I Here Others Giving Young People

    I think sometimes you have to "go after something hard" like say education or a job or take a gamble in approaching someone you are attracted to... I hear a lot of people today discouraging the youth about education and jobs, and romance... romance is not dead and its not just...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jul 25, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Nothing hurts me more than having him say, "you should've said something," or "I don't know what the hell to say," or "you're making this a whole thing, it's not a whole thing...
    WhatTheMEL WhatTheMEL 26-30, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I wish that I could constantly live within that small window of time where I'm just starting to wake up but consciousness hasn't quite kicked in yet. That's always the time in...
    SplendidChai SplendidChai 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    I have had two heartbreaks back to back. And even though I didn't want to let love go I am glad I did because I know I search better and I love myself more than making someone who...
    MissTaylaSabree MissTaylaSabree 22-25, F 23 hrs ago

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    I don't care or think about the people in my past... there is some reason why they didn't make it to my future!
    seniordingdong seniordingdong 26-30, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    You shouldn't come back, because later you'll still want to leave.
    seniordingdong seniordingdong 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just let my man know the other day that I am done. I respect and love him but I know he's not the one for me. I'm almost over it, but then again it's still fresh and I haven't...
    CutieWants2PleaseYou CutieWants2PleaseYou 31-35, F 13 Responses 2 days ago

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    All the people that I seem to chat to are on the other side of the world. I really like that because I'm getting to know different people and things about their lifestyle but it is...
    Livit Livit 46-50, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.
    seniordingdong seniordingdong 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I'm really depressed so I don't have reasons. It just happens
    erxnio erxnio 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I'll start from the beginning. When I was about 3 or 4 my mum met my first step dad. Early on we discovered he was an alcoholic. From then on a lot of days off were spent searching...
    Travellingmagnet Travellingmagnet 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Sometimes the first step to forgiveness, is realising the other person was born an idiot.
    seniordingdong seniordingdong 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I should probably go to sleep now, but all I can do is think and I can't get rest from my own thoughts, I Have a lot of **** on my mind and tonight I've been thinking about...
    sunshineh13 sunshineh13 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm not in pain. I'm not angry. I'm not pregnant. I'm not hungry. I'm not tired. I'm not scared. I'm not happy. I'm not upset. For some reason, no matter what the situation, I just...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Any male or female ! Who like like to cross dress an male ! As an dulhan ! For the day? With all the ornimants! Any budy intreast in doing so plz pig me out ! Ian ready to come...
    Anjumsultana Anjumsultana 36-40, F a week ago

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    It applies to both the good ones as well as the bad or evil ones. In reality, they are a reflection of what even we can become, therefore embrace the good ones alongwith their...
    airliner2111 airliner2111 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Whenever I don't particularly have things planned for a day, I can not get up.
    17Olives 17Olives 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I guess it's because there's some sadness built up.. When I was a kid I got diagnosed with cancer & was told I wouldn't survive (even at this age I have nightmares of being told...
    Yazlo Yazlo 18-21, M Aug 17

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    i just really wish i could dream forever, because my nightmares i dream about... are nothing to the nightmare im living when im awake, im always scared of myself, of what i might...
    GabrielBois95 GabrielBois95 18-21, M Aug 17

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    "Hurt" written and performed by Trent Reznor - Nine Inch Nails http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQRmCy6LfjI&sns=em
    Boxerlove2 Boxerlove2 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    This started happening to me about five years ago, and I take it as a sign of inner progress. I think it's what *real* happiness is -- just the pure joy of being alive and...
    MyNameIsSeven MyNameIsSeven 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 15

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    Just bought a new bong a little while ago! I love her <3 I named her Lolita. She's a bubbler only about 8 inches tall. What do you guys think?
    porcelainymphet porcelainymphet 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    This is one of those foods that will blow your mind .... forever.
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F Aug 14

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    Except when I have gas. Cheese+gas+my stomach= eternal hell
    KindredKings KindredKings 13-15, M Aug 14

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    I'd like to die asap. I'm disgusted. I don't think i can do anything good. I'm a loser. And I'm lonely
    Vinny09 Vinny09 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 14

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    Wish it would happen some day...like sleeping forever and never wake up...life isnt that easier how i thought it would be...if suicide wasnt a sin i would have committed it long...
    Manha95 Manha95 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 14

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    As Kevin James once said "there's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap."
    KoolKidd22 KoolKidd22 18-21, F Aug 14

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    Ok so I just realised something and these days teenagers are stereotyped, people say they are stupid because they drink and smoke and I use to think they were stupid because they...
    smileyfacebaby smileyfacebaby 13-15, F Aug 14

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    PINEAPPLE AND HAM!!! if I can't get to it, then I'll settle for little ceaser. haha
    relentless5454 relentless5454 22-25, M Aug 14

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    I've burned my mouth while eating a slice of pizza so....... yes, I do know what it's like when a loved one betrays you.
    SvveetKiester SvveetKiester 41-45, F 8 Responses Aug 13

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    My feelings. I find myself bottling up a lot of feelings and emotions. This is something I wasn't even aware of until the people who are most close to me pointed this out. It...
    WhatTheMEL WhatTheMEL 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I'm sitting here in college, can't focus at all. I feel so exhausted, more emotionally so than physically. I want to sleep forever
    theesodapop theesodapop 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    Worries will follow you wherever you go. It's like when you're driving and you keep looking back, you're going to hit a tree someday. Then it doesn't matter where you'll go to in...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 31-35, F Aug 13

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    *feels* Say Something A Great Big World Say something, I'm giving up on you I'll be the one, if you want me to Anywhere, I would've followed you Say something, I'm giving...
    juju027 juju027 22-25, F Aug 13

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