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I Want to Simplify My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 113 People

    I began a journey to simplify my life.

    Boy has it been difficult. The best advice I can give is this: Step 1: Find out what is important to you (top 5 things) Step 2: Eliminate everything else. Step 3: When anything new comes along, ask yourself, will this simplify my life or complicate it?
    liveurbestlifenow liveurbestlifenow 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    In Case Anything Happens

    I have too much stuff. With several folks I know in the hospital recently, I have been thinking about what my family will be left with if anything happened to me. This is a great motivator to downsize. I expect to get busy while my family is out of town for the holiday. I...
    FeelingOrange FeelingOrange 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2012

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    Less Drama, Less Stress

    Life is hard enough, but drama and stress makes life nearly unbearable. More than anything, at least right now, I want to make my life simple, if not easier, by cutting ties with drama kings/queens and toxic people.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Aug 29, 2011

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    Too Much Chaos In My Mind & Life

    I am burried in chaos right now. Clutter - it's every where. In my head, my heart, my house! How do I get rid of it all without tossing out what really matters? That's my quest. How did I get so cluttered in the first place? Ugh!! Too many questions and I don't like the...
    9Dragonz 9Dragonz 36-40, F Jul 4, 2009

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    Just as the heading says, I do want a life partner for love and marriage, and for being parents to our own children one day, it's a simple thing I want and its not too much to ask...
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    I want to make some changes in my life..
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    It's you and me and our children then life will be perfect x
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    I don't want to die and have people forget I ever existed, and I don't want to end up as a picture in a history book that doesn't have a name and story to match its face.
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    A friend on Facebook shared something last night and it's way too good to not share. I'll post a link to the article and I will copy the text below. I want this to be know by...
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    Leave behind the tears, the pain, the hardness....cruel words when they were felt at the time needed, which was too many a time, and never cared of their damages, never cared of...
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    I don't want to be bulimic anymore. But I do. But I don't. Uggg. It's messing up my health. I have a constant sore throat even though I haven't purged in two days and it only gets...
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    Sometimes life can be everything you wanted. Sometimes life can be everything you didn't want.
    Bpack Bpack 31-35 1 Response Dec 12

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    Somewhere far away.. With no contact with anyone from my past life.. Start new in a small town where no one knows my past.. I kinda want a life like safe haven... Where I can buy...
    catho catho 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    All I want in life!! Is to meet the right guy I can wake up next to everyday spooning me and cuddling me and having morning wood ;) no words just pulling my panties down or to the...
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    that's all I really want in life. I don't think it's too much to ask for.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I seriously don't know what I want from life. I'm happy, but I'm not sure this is for me. I really don't know where I will be in say, 10 years?? Will I still be in the same...
    xsignorinax xsignorinax 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    someone i can call friend someone that will gain with me someone that will feed me good food and make me her son someone i can be around someone that will be my family this is all...
    kevynstorm kevynstorm 22-25, M Dec 14

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    The only thing I want in life is a pet owl.
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Personally, I am not about parenthood. Instead I want my life filled with friends, fun, career and travel. I want to make connections. I never cared to have children at all...
    BrownBeeCa BrownBeeCa 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hello my friend, this is an introduction to the truth, the way and the life, and the real way home to Heaven..... You have been called as a beloved and cherished person Yahweh (God...
    AHebrewMan AHebrewMan 41-45, M 16 hrs ago

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    I want no more than to leave this earth knowing some where someone new me . I guess I start with the fact that a lot has been posted already and I'm not going to rewrite that...
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    I Want To Know These 50 Things These are more than 50. When was the last time you swam in a pool? Last month playing pool volleyball. Do you like to party? No, I do not. If...
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    One of my biggest fears is that I will look back at my life with regret. I am only 20 years old and there is so much that I want to do and so many places that I want to see. I want...
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    This may sound silly, because it's not something people would say I need. However, I long to have a good group of friends, best friends that are always around. I want them to be...
    qwernia qwernia 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I cannot see a way out of the mire I have led myself into, I cannot form lasting relationships with the people capable of helping me and I am so constantly afraid of myself and the...
    chorltonite chorltonite 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    I cannot see a way out of the mire I have led myself into, I cannot form lasting relationships with the people capable of helping me and I am so constantly afraid of myself and the...
    chorltonite chorltonite 26-30, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    So do I. A purposeless existence and wasting a life filled only with apathy and depression which is on it's way to despair...**** I'm even smoking now which is something I'm...
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    I really have nothing to show for myself. I just quit my job due to medical issues, & I took a "break" from college 2 years ago. I want to go back, but it's so expensive, & I don...
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    --Choosing to become a better person, or a worse one-- There can be a state of soul against which Love itself is powerless because it has hardened itself against Love... a...
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    Holidays and my birthday are the loneliest. I lay in bed each night with two pillows beside me; one on my right, one on my left. They are there to have something to wrap my arms...
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    When I am laying on my deathbed, I want my memories to be full of laughter and light hearted fun and freedom. I want to remember that no matter what was going on in my life, I made...
    dreamingoptimist dreamingoptimist 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    Relationships. At the moment they aren't for me. I'm at a place where my freedom means so much more to me than sharing my life with someone. My ability to decide to leave the...
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    Love is not easy. Real people have real problems. Without fairy godmothers or elves or dwarves to help. Challenges appear and they do not magically disappear. It is hard to have...
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    im 13 and in 8th grade. I go to a school that supports all collages and yet i have no skills to use in actual life all i do everyday is play video games listen to music and be on...
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    a few hours ago i was on facebook and i saw a picture of a couple and i thought to myself "wow how on earth did he get her?" then a few minutes after, i was on instagram and saw a...
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    Hey I want a sexy girl that will do naughty things with me and will love me for life
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    because, nobody's perfect in this world. We people made many mistakes in our life because our life has no enjoyment if we don't experience the roller coaster life, sometimes we're...
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    I feel like mistakes aren't inherently a bad thing. We had a group discussion about this in a college class of mine and everybody admitted to have made some mistakes in their life...
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    I honestly need a Dominant Real Man in my life. I meds to be bent over & taken!! Pull my head back by my hair! You take me whenever...wherever you want! Passionate, sloppy wet...
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    I don't think my life will ever get better. It's just one big ball of mess right now. If i knew my life would bring me here i would've never done it. NEVER. My life would've been...
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    I want to kill myself. I hate being alive. I hate me. I hate life. Why am I still alive?
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