I Want to Do Something Useful With My Life

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    I really want to do something with my life, something useful, yet every time I find myself browsing the internet liking pictures of silly cats. I really feel bad about it myself, I spend WAY too much time online! I always tell myself 'This is the day, today you're going to work...
    DrunkenHaze DrunkenHaze
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 4, 2013

    Job?! Career?! Self Esteem?!

    I am middle aged and have not had paid work for 17yrs, since I was pregnant with my first child. Before then I worked in a co-operative cafe. I have been being a parent whilst also sorting out my '****', which I have quite a lot of. My children became a huge catalyst for me to...
    impro67 impro67
    1 Response Oct 18, 2010

    Every day. Ever damn day I get up at 7:00am

    and sit in a desk, learning nothing, until 2:00 am. I've been sick of this for so long. What's the point of life if you just go to school 12-25 years out of your life and then work until your 65? Is the point of living to make money for others? Or to just make money to survive...
    TheMonsterCookie TheMonsterCookie
    18-21, M
    Sep 30, 2015
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies
    18-21, F
    May 11, 2015

    I Know...

    The other day while chatting with my best friend, we mentioned about our dream of going to greece together... Our inspiration came from the movie "The sisterhood of the traveling pants". Then we mentioned about wanting to knit, wanting to master yoga, wanting to go to...
    nicorley nicorley
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 18, 2007

    Creativity Block

    I love artisticy things, I can't draw, but I enjoy photography and writing :). I really just go on the internet all day. Its spring break and I need to do something fun! Does anyone have something I should write, draw or take pictures of? Love, juniper Ps I'm 13
    gateway2narnia gateway2narnia
    16-17, F
    Mar 23, 2013

    I have spent 26 years bringing up children

    and now I feel like I'm left sitting on a shelf I want to do something useful Ijust ddon't know what
    lisajane360 lisajane360
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Feb 6, 2014

    Everyone Is Here For a Reason

    Everyone is on Earth for a reason.  What is my reason?  I would love to do something wonderful with my life but what? I don't know.  How do you start?  I want to be more than just a wife, a sister, a daughter, a doggy mommy, a small business owner, a female...
    beaglewoman beaglewoman
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 8, 2007

    i wanna be something

    but i donot know how
    logenkamel logenkamel
    Aug 16, 2015

    If I Had My Way...

    I would run an animal sanctuary and allow children and classrooms to walk through and learn about the importance of caring for our fellow living creatures.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Dec 20, 2010

    Usefull Usage Of Time In Class

    My teacher told me to do something useful in the class time, soooooooo (Mandy 2012) I am writing this.
    VInhhong VInhhong
    3 Responses Dec 13, 2012
    BearHugs20 BearHugs20
    16-17, F
    3 Responses May 11, 2015

    I Cannot Move Forward

    Its that classic story, I spend every second that im not at school at home... Doing nothing. I'm always trying to find something to do ( like the next video game to play, or the next YouTube video to watch). Its really quite pathetic, I'm 17 I should be out getting a job and...
    baaron4 baaron4
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 17, 2013

    Make A Wish

    I want to DM for make a wish foundation kids, except that would be my wish and they'd all be disappointed having to listen to me drivel on about the glory days. " Back when I was a kid we played 3.0!"
    cburke14 cburke14
    22-25, M
    Jul 12, 2012

    i feel like that i know a little thing about

    everything.. but i feel that I'm being older and i don't complete my knowledge about anything. . i don't know what to do
    joekt joekt
    18-21, M
    1 Response May 10, 2015

    I feel like I have been wasting my life,

    yes I know " I'm only 13, I have much more life" but I don't want to look back and say, oh yeah! I remember! I was depressed for ******* 2 years! :D -_-
    StevieOakley14 StevieOakley14
    13-15, F
    May 10, 2015

    In 2005, I had been working

    as a LPN for twelve years. I loved the job and the place I was working. But health issues forced me to quit and go on disability. So, aside from a few part time hours at other odd jobs, I have had to redefine myself and that's not been easy. My depression plays a huge role in...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 19

    I wanna stop fucken thinking about you .

    I know I can't and won't continue like this forever but I want things to get better right now in this current period of time before it's too late .
    princessxsuicide princessxsuicide
    16-17, F
    Oct 1, 2015

    I Want to Be Useful

    If everyone just pitched in and did something helpful for others then life just might be a better place. I want to be something or do something in life that will make a difference for many people. I would like to help as many people as possible. I just haven't figured it out yet...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jan 27, 2009
    WonderWomanWithPurpleHair WonderWomanWithPurpleHair
    22-25, F
    Jul 28, 2015


    I feel like I do nothing with my life but surf the internet. How xo I change that? (13 yr old)
    wandamagical wandamagical
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 9, 2013

    I Don't Know.

    I am a 21 year old... here is what I cant say " Man" I cant say that I am... I'm a child, ... truth is I'm scared of going one direction and losing myself on the way and end up hating myself for doing so. I cant really aim high in life, thinking I'm not gonna make it and the...
    Raysayhey Raysayhey
    1 Response Aug 1, 2012

    Space Exploration

    After a few years questioning what's my place in the universe, I got to the conclusion that the only thing I can do is to help the Human species to keep evolving; by discovering new ways to improve ourselves(doing research in fields like genetics) or to achieve goals such as...
    Moonwatcher Moonwatcher
    13-15, F
    Aug 11, 2009
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