I Want More Peace In My Mind and Rest In My Everyday Life

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    These days, i'm going through really tough times. And i am trying to get by, take things as they come, do it a step at a time. Sometimes, i just feel so lost. Sometimes, it feels like, i just want to take a break, to rest, to take a pause.... but i just can't. Each day, i just...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 25, 2009

    A defining characteristic of people of my

    generation is our angst. I'm entering into my late 30s, and thought I would have shed it a long time ago, but haven't. We think we are entitled to peace and happiness, but I don't think we're meant to be. We aren't here for that. We're here to feel pain and struggle, and...
    toddflanders138 toddflanders138
    36-40, M
    Jan 17, 2015

    Who Does'nt Want Peace ...

    Who DOES'NT want peace of mind?  How wonderful it would be to feel at peace every day,,that would be my dream, no worries, no problems, just,, PEACE.   As for rest,, I think I get way to much of that!
    justANNIE justANNIE
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Feb 25, 2009

    Really, rest is the second most needed thing

    for me and I just can´t. Always something, problems and stres in job then work at home because owner of my lended house is so lazy. Then some sleep and back to work. And when I have a few hours free, my brain is thinking like it never done it before. I feel exhausted BUT once...
    mrzuty mrzuty
    22-25, M
    Sep 26, 2014
    deleted deleted
    Jul 29, 2015


    I want to be able to accept "life" as it is.I want to be able to understand what the life is.I want to be able to find a peaceful mind in the whole world.For on and on I just want to be a warm welcome home.
    RayRx RayRx
    May 7, 2011

    Hard Lessons

    Be honest with yourself. Superficiality is the biggest sin, Quickly followed by false hope. Most of life is waiting, Learning to content Oneself with disappointment. Assessing the damage, Examining truth And formulating plans of Achievements. We can only control ourselves, And...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 11, 2011

    Our Restless Leisure Time

    How do Americans spend their leisure time? The answer might surprise you. The most common voluntary activity is not eating, drinking alcohol, taking drugs. It is not socializing with friends, participating in sports, or relaxing with the family. While people sometimes...
    ellenooo ellenooo
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Mar 2, 2013

    Every Day

     I have been taking steps towards this on a daily basis. I have become a vegetarian, started meditating more, working out every single day, talking to my spiritual advisors and surrounding myself with people that are going to reflect my light. It's not an easy...
    AmberXLight AmberXLight
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 15, 2009

    Letter To Mr Cameron

    Dear Mr. Cameron,: Please find below our suggestion for fixing England 's economy. Instead of giving billions of pounds to banks that will squander the money on lavish parties and unearned bonuses, use the following plan.   You can call it the  -    Patriotic...
    shadow111 shadow111
    51-55, F
    Apr 15, 2011


    I don't even think I know the meaning of the word. I can't seem to ever relax or just have a moment of peace where I'm not stressing or worrying about someone or some thing. I think maybe if I could have a real vacation somewhere away from home and away from responsibilties...
    mimsy2 mimsy2
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 3, 2008

    I Worry A Lot

        I worry about things so much. That I wish that I had a peaceful mind. There are times that I think I have heard something. I don't know why I worry about things. I also worry abouty people as well. I don't mean to at all. I just wish that I didn't worry so much...
    acjf acjf
    22-25, F
    Sep 6, 2010

    I chant in Sanskrit Yes I do chant in

    Sanskrit. dont hv much to write but the post needs at least 25 characters lol
    monatonie monatonie
    26-30, F
    Aug 17, 2015

    Because I Promised.

    I promised AC tonight that I am going to do both of these things and if I make a promise to him I never break it so I am focusing on having peace in my mind and getting more sleep and rest in my days.  I am going to start by relieving some tension in my life to make it...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    17 Responses Aug 11, 2008

    Like Lime On Trees

    The man wiped his eyes with the bottom of his shirt, through blurry eyes he looked up the street.Jimmie would learn to understand that our fear of the unknown may cause us to resist growth, acceptance and change. Once we feel secure in our understanding, to challenge that...
    gsparky22 gsparky22
    41-45, M
    Mar 27, 2013
    yungmumm yungmumm
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 17, 2015

    Me Too

    I'm a mother of 2 wonderful boys, one is 18 months,the other born Feb.20. So you know my life is already hectic.My husband works 12 hrs a day, gone for 14 so I'm basically the only caretaker of both of them.Not saying I don't appreciate him working so I can stay home, but I'm...
    deleted deleted
    Mar 3, 2011

    Sangha Invitation

    In my pursuit of further understanding and reduction of suffering I have studied and practiced mindfulness as much as possible on my own over the past year. The practice of mindfulness supports peace, happiness and the ending of suffering.   Sangha is a word meaning "association...
    gsparky22 gsparky22
    41-45, M
    Apr 20, 2013
    LuluNeea LuluNeea
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 20, 2015

    Always Worrying

    I worry all the time about stupid little things.  Im always worried about something.  I just want to be able to rest and not think about something negative or terrible is going to happen.  I want more peace of mind. I want more rest in my everyday life.
    trainwrek trainwrek
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 2, 2009

    I dont like to go to restaurants,

    because I have nothing to talk about.
    monatonie monatonie
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 4, 2015

    For Kathieredart..........from Kathieredart.........

    Perhaps, like me, you have family members who do not uplift you. Every once in awhile I need to uplift MYSELF. The very traits that I love about myself, irritate two people in my life. I'm gonna toot my own horn, not from a place of ego, but from a place of thankfulness for the...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart
    56-60, F
    3 Responses May 8, 2012

    I randomly have these doubting,

    negative thoughts and then I get all sad and I just get really upset.
    mkm0725 mkm0725
    13-15, F
    1 Response Feb 4, 2016

    I Would Love More Peace In ...

    I would love more peace in my mind, who would'nt, But rest in my everyday life, "NO WAY". When I stop my body will stop.
    deleted deleted
    Feb 25, 2009

    My Life Is Rather Busy

    My life is rather busy and full of events welcomed and not welcomed. When I looked at it I could see that I am not comfortable in my space till I have created this room in my garage. It become lately my studio cause of the relax feeling. Nothing special but the stuff that I put...
    41-45, M
    8 Responses Aug 11, 2008

    Life is so stressful,

    and I'm tired. I wish I could just completely relax.
    will1982 will1982
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 28, 2015

    Accept The Changes And Move On

    The last 6 years has been very disorganised and unmotivated. My life went disarray when i was diagnosed with massive health challenges. Health challenges were the only area that i have least experience. I am not myself most of the time and could not make much progress despite...
    unshakable unshakable
    61-65, F
    Mar 15, 2011
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Nov 27, 2015

    Acceptance But Not At Peace Yet....

    I wold love nothing more than to just let the past be where it belongs - in the past. But no matter how hard I try (and for that matter, how hard I try NOT TO TRY) my past and the things that have happened leave me feeling frail and overwhelmed. I had a twin brother that died...
    Fraternal Fraternal
    56-60, F
    1 Response Mar 26, 2013

    We Live In A Restless State From Day To Day

    We are no doubt a restless people. Restlessness is not difficult to define for it is the opposite of being restful, relaxing, or untroubled something we all desire daily in our search for peace within ourselves. We crave it to the point of heaven or eternal rest. As our lives...
    ellenooo ellenooo
    41-45, F
    Jul 8, 2012

    The Group Name Say's It All

    No need to write a story here as the group name cover's it.
    Robert1256 Robert1256
    51-55, M
    Dec 26, 2010
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