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I Want to Simplify My Life

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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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    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 22-25, M Aug 29, 2011

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    So EP, despite many of my worrisome, anxious, and 'unhappy' posts, today was alright. It wad a happy day. I spent it with family and friends and I didn't feel so alone. Of course...
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    I don't know if this makes me a bad person. I have just been having this thought for awhile now and need to get it off my chest. A little bit about me first, I am completely...
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    Mathiiisen93 Mathiiisen93 18-21, F a week ago

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    I want my life to be like Moonrise Kingdom. I feel like it would be very entertaining
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    I thought she was a good woman....... Well that was her statement to me and claim to fame , but then again my last ex's claim to fame was that she was a faithful "never was a bad...
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    12 years ago i was 6. I wanted to be a doctor. When i was 6 i had no idea what problems i would have to face today. When i was 8 i thought i was the fattest in my class. When i was...
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    hennyforyourthoughts hennyforyourthoughts 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I wonder in which way I am being tested whenever I go through troubled times.I really liked this story I read a long time ago.Once there was a great king named Harishchandra who...
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    The trouble with so many of us is that we underestimate the power of simplicity. We have a tendency it seems to over complicate our lives and forget what's important and what's not...
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    So, the subject really nails down my goal here... I'd really like a girlfriend. The problem is that I'm exceedingly shy, especially when it comes to girls I find attractive. I open...
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    JaneG8 JaneG8 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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