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I Want to Succeed In My Goals

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    Small Wishes, Bound In Twine, Crossed By A Heart Or Two..

    E. E. Cummings wrote, “To be nobody-but-yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody but yourself—means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight—and never stop fighting.”Along with mistakes, goals are the only other...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F Mar 18, 2012

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    Struggling With Achieving My Goals

    I think I am in need of an accountability buddy. I dont want to ask any of my friends because they dont know what I am struggling with. I need to write and submit my resume and cover letter to get the hell out of my current part time job, its awful. I need a full time but OMG I...
    iBunny iBunny 26-30 1 Response Feb 26, 2012

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    I'm a simple guy. I just want an income i can

    live off of, Enjoy the small things in life, my own house, marriage and a kid..those are my goals. Nothing too crazy
    josh221992 josh221992 22-25, M Nov 14

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    I Want To Be Able To Do This.

    I'm a sensory type of person (Number 1). And secondly, I live by my values and morals. I kind of like that dance, I might do this part-time but I want to do this whenever I feel like it. So if I'm a sensory type of person I'll be surrounded with things that I can use with my...
    lsabellax lsabellax 13-15, M Dec 16, 2012

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    I Feel Lost

    My mother 3 yrs ago died and i did'nt know who really my father is... i don't know where to go and where  should i start to move on... i have no relatives...  and because i really want to pursue my dreams i decided to be a working student... but as i expected i got low grades...
    talyn talyn 18-21, F Nov 13, 2011

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    Try, Try Again.

    I am and have almost always been horrible at keeping goals. New Year resolutions **** me off. If I make a goal, I never make a date or deadline because I know if I do, I will not make it and just get even more pissed at myself. So I am taking it slow, alot of...
    BlazzinBebe88 BlazzinBebe88 18-21, F Nov 9, 2008

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    10 Secrets To Success

    I just read this from http://www.pickthebrain.com, hope these lists will inspire you too. 1. How You Think is Everything. Always be positive. Think Success, not Failure. Beware of a negative environment. This trait has to be one of the most important in the entire list. Your...
    Malikhain Malikhain 22-25 2 Responses May 21, 2012

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    To Succeed In Your Goals, I...

    To succeed in your goals, is to be successful. Although we will never be perfect, finishing ones goals is a close to perfection as you can come. The secret to succeeding in your goals, is to not set the bar above your capabilites. Know your strengths and weaknesses. Learn to use...
    jespusspuss jespusspuss 66-70, M 1 Response Aug 13, 2008

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    Mos Def

    This is my list of **** that I will accomplish regardless of what anyone says: -Play a guitar solo at the peak of Mount Everest -Defeat every self proclaimed martial arts master -Eat an entire Durian without throwing up -Make a 16 x 2 x 2 steel bar buckle in a single punch -Dunk...
    CaptainMurphy CaptainMurphy 22-25, M 2 Responses May 9, 2013

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    Staying On Track With My Health & Fitness Goals= Me Feeling Happy, Confident & Full Of Eenergy!

    So glad to be on track again; Eating healthy & getting fit! I'm feeling good & sticking with it for longer this time. I've lost 10 lbs. in 3 weeks with exercise & healthier choices. Also I'm loving the results I'm seeing. Slimmer me. Toned legs. Ab definition. Lifted booty. I...
    Sitaswife Sitaswife 26-30, F Oct 12, 2013

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    My Goals Are...

    ...To become more social. To not lose myself in a crowd again. To tell people what I am truly thinking. To show who I really am. To be more assertive. To fall in love and be loved back. Obviously this is going to take quite a bit of time, but that's what goals are, ne? ...
    moonlit1 moonlit1 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 17, 2008

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    The heat of day The cold of night Ill follow

    through With all my might My paws may ache But will not die On my journey For paradise
    wendylou25 wendylou25 16-17, F May 17

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    No Goal In Life Is Perfect

    No goal in life is perfect, but life without goal is definitely a problem
    atulkjain atulkjain 31-35, M May 25, 2013

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    I Can't Find Inspiration

    I go to high school every day. I used to be a straight A student. My grades have been slipping. I care so much, but I cannot find the motivation to put forth the effort. It all seems so pointless. I mean, sure, I can do the work, study, kiss *** to all my teachers, but what does...
    Mylifeinwordsxox Mylifeinwordsxox 18-21, M Nov 7, 2013

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    I wish I had more time to do the things

    that I like doing instead of spending all my time doing the things I don't like doing.
    taylor7922 taylor7922 18-21, F Dec 6, 2013

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    The Block Behind Achieving

    i am an ambitious person i like to aim for the moon and face challenges, to solve problems to be a role model to others, to be a leader and trail blazer, to be a guide, to be a pioneer of a new path, but when it comes to starting out and completing one part of the journey, i get...
    LitamalianTherpo LitamalianTherpo 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 19, 2012

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    I Will Study Hard.....

    I will study hard.....I will study hard.....I will study hard.....I will study hard.....I will study hard.....I will study hard.....I will study hard.....I will study hard.....I will study hard.....I will study hard.....I will study hard.....I will study hard.....I will study...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 1, 2013

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    I Can, I Shall, I Will!!

    I want to do well! I want to be my best. Perform well in my exams. I want reach and learn the highest possible skills that can be taught. I want everything that I believe I am capable of achieving!! Whats the thrill if you don't take challenges...? I want to be the one who sets...
    tenderfoot1 tenderfoot1 22-25, F Aug 24, 2008

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    No Financial Resources

    I have a lot of goals and dreams that I want to accomplish. However, I don't have the financial resources to do it. I'm in college right now, and I work a part-time job to pay the bills. However, I don't have any extra money to do anything. I couldn't even study abroad because I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 19, 2011

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    I Love The Colors Especially When Moving

    I was born and raised in large prison "palestine" ,where there is a lot of space for dreaming and imagining , between the imagination and the realist ,I was looking for my future as artist since that time . when I was jumping and running in the street to reach no where , to...
    MHashlmoun MHashlmoun 22-25, M Aug 24, 2012

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    And Eventually I Will

    I will take it one step at a time. That is the only way to do it!
    Aminik Aminik 31-35, F Jan 22, 2008

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    I made my goal to fix my sleeping pattern,

    and I did. I get to spend my day outside in the light. For about 2 months I have been sleeping all day and be awake all night. Just one step at a time, and goals will be accomplished :)
    xluhhv xluhhv 18-21, F Nov 13

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    Goal-orientation Doesn't Work

    My view on why goal-setting doesn't work the way we'd want it to and how to go about it. For more details and further reading (recommended) check the description of the video.  
    Beanow Beanow 22-25, M Jul 17, 2011

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    The hardest thing sometimes is setting up a plan

    and following it. So many distractions and things that get in front if your path or just laziness. Any advice on how to set a goal or plan and follow through with it?
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M Apr 15

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    College

    i want a BA... and a career.
    bridgekitty bridgekitty 26-30, F Aug 24, 2012

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    Everytime I succeed at something it seems like

    there is always someone who points out all my other problems or flaws. I really need something to motivate me to not want to give up. I don't want to do anything that I will regret. Anybody have any ideas???
    LoveNeverFails21 LoveNeverFails21 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    To Help People

    My goal is to go to college to become a pediatric neurosurgeon and get as much money as i can and retire as early as i can so i can keep working. i know it sounds weird but i want to retire early so i can perform surgery on people for free who can't afford it. Like, there could...
    neversaynever52 neversaynever52 18-21 Mar 3, 2012

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    I Am Sick of Everything

    i am a nursing student...i hated nursing...i never wanted to be a nurse...but here i am...doing something i hate..now i dont care if i hate this field or not...i want to make a good impression..i want to be someone...i want to change the way people think about nursing...i want...
    amiiii amiiii 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 25, 2009

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    Scared

    I have so many goals and things I set out to do...however, I am afraid to officially write everything down for fear that I will not succeed. Often I make goals and then give up within a weeks time. It is pathetic. I have a document on my computer of goals I made for this year. I...
    beautifuleyes13 beautifuleyes13 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2012

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    My Goals

    My Goals,Wanna succeed,There's no way,Settling for anythin' less,I'll give them my all.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 May 10, 2012

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    My Parents Don't Want Me To Succeed

    I am 18 and I just started college. I have never really been a bad kid. I tried really hard in school and I helped out around the house. Have you ever been afraid of waking up one morning and hearing from your own mother you aren’t welcome home anymore? Well I fear this every...
    Purplewingsfly Purplewingsfly 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2012

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    My top goal is to go in the army.

    I can't do that because my mum doesn't want me in there or any other public services I do t think any other job would be suitable or any I would like for me :(
    jia2405 jia2405 13-15, F Mar 11

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    I Wish..

    If it were that easy. I am terrible at sticking to and accomplishing goals. I am thinking of joining 43 things though. That might help get my goals in order. What I really need is someone to keep me accountable. I can't keep myself accountable at all.
    SavedByGrace14 SavedByGrace14 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2007

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    I Believe I Can Acheive My Goal

    I'm trying to acheive my goal to be confident, because i know that it is indeed the best feeling. I'm not doing it to increase my ego. But for my health and insecurities. I'm going to try to get weight on me, i only fantasize of having curves. I get called out on for being overly...
    SailorMew SailorMew 16-17, F Oct 22, 2012

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    Staying On Track

    How can I stay on track?  I have significant goals I want to accomplish and time marches on.  I get sidetracked or I just get lazy, or I do a million things that will never lead me to success in any area.  Just marching in place, more or less. I'm 62 and a...
    tillygraywriter tillygraywriter 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2010

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    And I Will

    i'm very goal oriented now ... i want what i want and i want it now .And Nothing is gonna stop me from getting what i want . I will succeed ...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Jan 12, 2008

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    I have a goal I plan to achieve

    when I am older and I my best friend has agreed to help me with this goal no matter how much it pains me....and that goal is.... To help my mother
    TheHurting TheHurting 16-17, F Sep 24

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    What Is Going On?

    I really really really want to achieve my goals and fulfill my dreams, but everytime i set a goal, i wait until the last minute to do all the things to achieve it instead of working towards it. If i get overwhelmed, I usually by some unknown force forget about the goal and do...
    LitamalianTherpo LitamalianTherpo 26-30, M Oct 31, 2012

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    Need To Figure "It" Out First

    I really need to figure out what I want to do and what I am willing to do to achieve it. I love to write. I know I want to be successful. But I have boundaries (thank goodness!) + social anxiety (ummm...) + avoidant personality disorder (bad-bad-bad) + no emotional support (I'm a...
    mmmcookies mmmcookies 26-30 Sep 7, 2008

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    Goals and dreams...we all have them,

    but action is the name of the game. My goals and my dreams are not limited to anything,I believe everything can be achieved once you put your mind and back into it. My goals? .. To help create the first A.I. The first artificial intelligence,the first conscious machine,simple...
    code254 code254 26-30, M Jul 3

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    How To Motivate Yourself ?

    How Does Motivation Work? Before we get into specific methods, it’s useful to examine what motivation is, what it does, and how it works . Motivation is what drives you toward a goal, what keeps you going when things get tough, the reason you get up early to exercise or work...
    Mvendetta2 Mvendetta2 18-21, M Aug 27, 2012

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    So Many Goals, Not Enough Time.

    I have so many things I want to get done before I turn eighteen I have no idea how I'm going to get it all done. I will be eighteen in June and by then my goals are to: Get my GED (getting it next week) Learn how to drive/ Get a driving license Get a job Start...
    Breathlessnights Breathlessnights 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2011

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    Last year I wrote 3 books and studied a diploma in life coaching, by years end I had succeeded in all my goals and was ready to do what I had been working toward for the past 10...
    Create63 Create63 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 12

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    1.my name is Andrea 2.I'm 19 3. I'm Honduran 4. I'm a second year medschool student 5.my parents divorced when I was 3 years old 6. I have three siblings ,none of them both from...
    A727 A727 18-21, F Nov 3

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    If you work hard enough and don't lose sight of your dreams they will come true, but most people usually give up on this because they deem it as "impossible". Nothing is impossible...
    SunsetTears SunsetTears 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Hello EP community. I hope you are having a good Saturday so far. In my life right now, I am a senior applying to college but I have no idea what I desire to do with my life, as in...
    helpwanted234 helpwanted234 16-17, M Nov 15

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    I'm taking BS Civil Engineering and I'm currently on my second year, first semester in the university. I actually am starting to feel the intensity of this course and sometimes I...
    higalove higalove 18-21, F Oct 28

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    I don't have many goals in life but I do want to get married someday. I've been told that this is a stupid thing to want to achieve. But my family has had a run of bad luck when it...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It is said that you can accomplish a lot if you don't care who gets the credit. I believe this is true. I try my best to involve others in my successes. This is not because I am...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Nov 10

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    One of my main goals is to get into the college of my dreams: Marymount Manhattan College. I've wanted to go there since middle school.
    Dynasty2000 Dynasty2000 13-15, F Nov 12

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