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I Want to Succeed In My Goals

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    College

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

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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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    The day I know I'll have made it is

    when I no longer have to use a calculator when grocery shopping.
    SparklyRain SparklyRain 18-21, F 2 Responses May 29

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, M Nov 7, 2013

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    Justanotheroptimisticsoul's Goals.

    Goal: Start college in August 2014 How to get there: 1. Take SAT Exam. (score 1300 or above in critical reading and maths) 2. Get accepted into the college i want to go to. 3. Get a scholarship from that school. 4. Get a student loan. 5.Get a student visa. 6. Save around $10,000...
    JustAnotherOptimisticSoul JustAnotherOptimisticSoul 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 5, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Days had come and Gone and all that I've dreamt about was to travel the world and figure myself out... who I am, what I like, my interest, strengths and weaknesses. And to simply...
    Luseeyah Luseeyah 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    10 things I don't need in a friend. This is for those people who thinks that I am just dumb and easy to be bullied. Even though you call me your “friend”. BUT actually, no...
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    I want to lose weight. You and me both right? Losing weight and maintaining weight-loss is a challenge that most of us face at some point in our lifetime. Being overweight, obese...
    Marathoner Marathoner 31-35, M Aug 31

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    I have never felt this excited about what I want to do. I was set on becoming a doctor and if not doctor I had no idea what I wanted to be. Taking journalism and a photography...
    layswhyfe layswhyfe 18-21 Sep 4

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    I don't know why it took me so long to realize how good life can be. I was such a pessimist for such a long time! And since I had a bad attitude I was also lazy. This year has been...
    alcool91 alcool91 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Expressing myself has never been easy, I've always had a struggle at finding the right words to do so but I'll try anyway as apart of me feels like I need to get this off my chest...
    BeingSara BeingSara 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    Ok. I need to get this one out as a declaration of my new fitness goal. It might be a taboo idea, but my new goal has been inspired by the fact that I am reuniting with a friend of...
    piprimate piprimate 26-30, F Sep 8

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    I'm a 32 year old married woman. We've all had our roller coaster rides in life. I'm a person who knows her potential but personal matters always put me back. I was in an arranged...
    NotVibrant NotVibrant 31-35, F Sep 14

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    I have a very intense, pragmatic approach to achieving my goals. People don't see me as a dreamer, but I do dream. I just push my dreams into reality while a lot of people just...
    Kurokagi Kurokagi 18-21 Sep 13

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    One of my biggest goals is to kick everyone out of my life. Even the people I care for. Even if it breaks me.
    lexrae lexrae 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Silly home improvement project that mattered to me but I was almost ready to give up before realizing that I now have a good chance of succeeding. It's good not to give up. :)
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F Sep 9

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