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I Want to Simplify My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 122 People

    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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    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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    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, 2014

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    The life has become very complicate

    for humans ... So I am for making life simple .. I want to love all in general and never hate anyone ... If I can't love anyone , that is fine but I will not hate anyone .. Being human if I like something I will just like it and will not feel bad if world looks at that...
    xRohit xRohit 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 15

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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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