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I Want to Live Life to the Fullest

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    Life is too short to spend it worrying all the

    time. Live in the present enjoying every conversation, laugh, kiss... Don't worry about the future because it will inevitably be there. Don't worry about the past because you cannot change it. Live for today, for this hour, for this moment in time...enjoying every second and...
    Blondie355 Blondie355 36-40, F Jan 26

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    "If you are unsure of a course of action,

    do not attempt it. Your doubts and hesitations will infect your execution. Timidity is dangerous: Better to enter with boldness. Any mistakes you commit through audacity are easily corrected with more audacity. Everyone admires the bold; no one honors the timid." Law 28...
    WizardOfAahs WizardOfAahs 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 12

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    I'm in a good mood today!

    ! I don't even care if anybody reads this, I just wanted to write it down. :)
    kamiar kamiar 16-17, F 2 Responses May 1

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    I have been living in fear a large majority of

    my life.. keeping myself from dancing at parties, weddings, keeping me quiet in a room of talkative friends, keeping me in the house while everyone has fun at the bowling alley or skating rank.. pretty sad actually but I've become comfortable with not being sociable till the...
    BIackyChan BIackyChan 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 21

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    Thoreau

    I've always loved Thoreau's writings, and in particular Walden is my favorite. One of my treasured passages and one that I've quoted at different stages of my life comes from the second chapter. "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only...
    TransparentEyeball TransparentEyeball 36-40, M 9 Responses Jun 19, 2007

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    sweetiie25 sweetiie25 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Don't count the days,

    make the days count!
    xxXxSkyxXxx xxXxSkyxXxx 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    mrsrance mrsrance 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Any body interested in talking

    or face-timing? Anybody!!
    Aintboynomorebutman Aintboynomorebutman 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Try New Things, Be Uncomfortable And Live.

    Who doesn't want to live life to the fullest? So far I have loved and I have lost. I have moved on whim, just because I wanted to say "yes i have lived in Alaska". I have joined the Marines because it seemed cool. I have learned another language besides English and Spanish. I...
    ImToolazyforaWittyUseName ImToolazyforaWittyUseName 31-35, M 7 Responses Feb 26, 2012

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    Changes

    A lot has happened in life since I was last on EP and changes have been happening. To say that I am living in interesting times resonates and some times have been good and some have been not so good, however this is life. I will write about the good as we all have experienced...
    dartist dartist 56-60, F 28 Responses Jan 30, 2012

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    I don't know what I want to do in life,

    I don't know what I wanna be, I do know that I don't wanna be a doctor, or lawyer, all those fancy things, At first I wanted to be a counselor, because I'm pretty good at helping people with their problems, all my friends come to me to help with drama, dating, pressure etc...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F Sep 19

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    Happiness

    Pure happiness is the rightful and healthy condition of the soul, and all may possess it if they will live purely and unselfish.
    traveller139 traveller139 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 4, 2012

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    You Are Enough: A Tiny Manual For Being Your True Self....

      By Alexandra Hope Flood “Waking up to who you are requires letting go of who you imagine yourself to be.” ~Alan Watts When I was in third grade, I loved to hang upside down on the monkey bars on the playground of my...
    roots2life roots2life 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 2, 2013

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    Life is a blink of an eye where

    as far as our memories can go is the last thing we have.Time is relative,we keep what really matters to us so it is important to make the now counts to enrich our treasure and enjoy life.No time for bs,tho we get stuck many times into it.We gotta focus in what really matters.I...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was taking pictures today

    because it had been a while since I took the time to capture a moment and I realized the most obvious, but scariest thing ever: I'm not going to be young and beautiful forever. I'm almost 20. In 20 years I will have wrinkles on my face. I won't be as firm as I am in this very...
    Mirabal19 Mirabal19 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Feelings About My Journey Through Life With Autism.

    Hello everyone, I'm Erin. I am 19 turning 20 this year and I finally got my GED and going onto college and such. I only wanted to say that so you guys could get the gist of what I am doing with my life now. But as we go on with this "story" or whatever, you'll see the depths and...
    erinbk1993x erinbk1993x 18-21 12 Responses Jun 13, 2013

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    My parents just told me I better stop listening

    to this kind of music (muse, radiohead, etc) because it's to depressive "for my age", and because I am just writing lyrics like this for my songs. They said i have no reason to be like this, and should write happier lyrics. i just said no Here's the lyrics that i wrote...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Sep 20

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    I've had a really bad past

    and present dealing with my abusive family, I wanna put it behind me and get over all the stupid things I've done to myself. So I started playing in a band and learning music theory.
    Distancexx Distancexx 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    True To Yourself.

    No matter how old you are there's a lot of temptation in life. Whether it's temptation to have sex, do drugs, or do things for money... They're everywhere.   But there's one temptation everyone always seems to fall for.  And that's the temptation to change yourself for other...
    Cheer2 Cheer2 36-40, F 13 Responses Jul 15, 2013

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    A Different Kind Of Love..

    The other day, as I walked hand in hand with my toothy lover, I felt my heart skip a beat, and for a minute, I was able to see, contemplate a love, a love different of any kind I’ve ever seen.. I saw this couple, a young man and a young woman, both blind, with their dark...
    ravenge ravenge 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 10, 2012

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    But living MY life to the fullest might not fit

    your definition of "living life to the fullest." And I am soooo ok with that ;-)
    Elayla Elayla 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    i want my life to be amazing

    and wonderful but it just isnt like that. i never let myself chicken out of things because of this but it's still a mediocre life
    artandtravel artandtravel 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    xXxDreamer24xXx xXxDreamer24xXx 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    You must have courage to change

    if you want to grow.
    Bird488 Bird488 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I'm not always sure just what this means,

    but life is something yo be grasped hold of with passion. It is the best chance of challenging how the Gods think of you! A full life is relative to desires, but none is unworthy of simple human respect.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    If you have a week off,

    would you: 1. Visit your loved one (who could NOT take time off from work) in a boring desert state in the US. 2. Solo adventure trip to somewhere you have been and love, in Nepal or Thailand 3. Solo adventure trip to somewhere you have not been before, in Mongolia or Morocco...
    suryothai suryothai 36-40 1 Response 5 days ago

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    You know you are getting older

    when none of the things you want for Christmas can be bought at a store.
    thoughtfulheart thoughtfulheart 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    I been feeling a litt better all this days.

    .. I kind of feel better after I got that off my chest telling my "husband/roommate" that we both are not happy with each other anymore & we may end up our seperate ways after our finances are resolved! Hopefully is soon cause I find myself hungry @ life.. Is a hunger 2 live...
    Britefutureahead Britefutureahead 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 21

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    HANDBOOK Health: 1.

    Drink plenty of water. 2. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a beggar. 3. Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food that is manufactured in plants. 4. Live with the 3 E's -- Energy, Enthusiasm and...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    Photos of Then and Now

      When I look at the photo of me back then, I can see how out of control my whole life felt.  I was not looking forward to turning forty.  But it is not self recrimination that has motivated me to post the shot.  Sometimes life deals us big blows.  And that is how life...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 15 Responses Sep 11, 2010

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    And forget not that the earth delights to feel

    your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair Kahlil Gibran
    thoughtfulheart thoughtfulheart 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 22

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    University is not necessary Socialization is

    not necessary Marriage is not necessary Friends is not necessary Money is not necessary Complete ourselves is the only one thing could be necessary
    baseyou baseyou 22-25, F 6 Responses Jun 5

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    If you're dreading waking up to start your day,

    chances are you are not living life to the fullest.Life is never easy, and if you really want to live your life to its fullest, to be able say when you on death bed " hey i really have given my best shot" and then die peacefully with no regrets.You have to start change your...
    iblogaboutlove iblogaboutlove 26-30, M Feb 25

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    “Life is like riding a bicycle.

    To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” ― Albert Einstein
    DelightedRaj DelightedRaj 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    Eating cake in the bathtub: If this isn't

    living life to the fullest, I'm not sure what the hell is.
    TubbyPlumpton TubbyPlumpton 18-21, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Hey everyone how is your day going ?

    I'm new here so add me (: 👌👍✌️✊👐
    Alkeer123 Alkeer123 16-17, F Sep 13

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    I've done so many fun things in my life,

    some of them are pretty crazy, and some of them are really embarrassing, but today when I look back I laugh, and it's a good feeling. No regrets
    hgscgirl hgscgirl 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    you know why I don't like reading

    so much and this reading culture? First I think the writer is not smarter than me, I don't have to be told what to do to start thinking or doing something. I have my own thoughts and personality. second it bothers me the fact that people consider the author more important than...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 22

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    I just came across a book recently,

    an amazing book I got for about fifty cents somewhere, but it is priceless. And I think it could impact your lives, as well, in a positive enlightened way. It's called Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson, M.D. It has four characters in it, two mice called Sniff and...
    deepscar deepscar 46-50, F 18 Responses Jun 9

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    I feel like these last two years I've been in

    university I've kind of been holding back. This year is my junior year and I'm going to try to go all out by being involved with leadership. I've attended one leadership retreat so far and I am going to two more. I am treasurer of Catholic Newman Club and I've recently been...
    XxTinyBearxX XxTinyBearxX 18-21, F Sep 20

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    Bree171 Bree171 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good.

    When in doubt, just take the next small step. Life is too short – enjoy it. Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and family will. Pay off your credit cards every month. You don’t have to win every argument. Stay true to yourself. Cry with someone...
    fiestychica fiestychica 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    "Most folks are as happy

    as they make up their minds to be.." Abraham Lincoln
    DelightedRaj DelightedRaj 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    Starrmoonchild Starrmoonchild 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    Trevmate Trevmate 41-45 2 Responses Sep 18

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    3 Steps To Find Your Purpose When Life Is Crashing Into Chaos

    “What is my purpose here and how may I serve…in the midst of all this confusion?” ~Wayne Dyer Your life is a mess and you can’t do anything about it, right? Wrong. You may be closer to the answers than you think, even while right in the middle of the chaos that...
    roots2life roots2life 46-50, M 7 Responses Nov 4, 2013

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    Mark Twain’s Top 9 Tips

    for Living a Kick-*** Life: “It’s no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.” “Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.” “When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it’s a sure sign...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 21, 2013

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    "The adventure of life is to learn.

    The purpose of life is to grow. The nature of life is to change. The challenge of life is to overcome. The essence of life is to care. The secret of life is to dare. The spice of life is to be a friend. The beauty of life is to give. The joy of life is to love. -William...
    silverfox54 silverfox54 56-60, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    “You can't do anything about the length of

    your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.” ― H.L. Mencken
    DelightedRaj DelightedRaj 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    As many of you already know,

    I have lost both my mother and my best friend to cancer. The thing about cancer, specially in the final stages, is that you know the end is coming, and it leaves you time, sometimes too much of it, to reflect on your life and what really matters. What struck me the most is...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 21 Responses Mar 28

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    Do you believe life is more about the moments

    we experience than the things we collect or have? I do and I feel challenged to live by that value. Why? I live with a woman that struggles with either depression or anger. I love my wife and I am committed to my family (I have kids). We've struggled with intimacy and our...
    spiritnow spiritnow 41-45, M 4 Responses Sep 10

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    I wake up every morning thanking God

    for waking me up another day and I do my best to think positive. I try not focus on the negative and appreciate the positive things that are happening in my life. I try to spend time with the people in my life cause who know what could happen tomorrow! I had Stage 4 cancer when...
    SexyBellyButton80 SexyBellyButton80 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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