Tag Archives: freedom

Commitment Issues 101

Originally posted on Not Adulting Right Now:
As a single girl in her 30s, I have to constantly battle the internal and external pressures to settle down and commit to a life of misery. Oops! I mean stability. My bad…. It’s not that I don’t want to get married. I do, someday, to the right… Continue reading

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Freedom, Independence, and Loneliness

Originally posted on Florida Girl Writes:
Outside, the sun shines through clouds, tempting those stuck behind a window, wishing they could feel it on their skin. As a prisoner of responsibility, one is never free of anything. There is always something keeping you back. When we think of freedom we think of it as having… Continue reading

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Life is here to be enjoyed

Originally posted on zacalstin:
Life is here to be enjoyed, I am here to enjoy life. That is such a difficult thing for me to write. I know it sounds strange, but I’ve spent more than twenty years explicitly thinking that enjoyment is a superficial distraction from the real meaning of life. With a childhood… Continue reading

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Embracing My Inner Gypsy

Originally posted on * BigPolly *:
(Yes, those are totally my abs.) I was talking to a girl friend about a guy friend the other day.  She wanted details, as in:  is there any potential for this “friend” to become something more. “I don’t know,” I said.  I explained that he’s moved around a lot and seems… Continue reading

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Is Focusing on What You Can Control the Key to Happiness?

Originally posted on Spiritti:
How many of us are truly happy? How many of us know what true happiness really is? The answer to those questions is likely beyond the scope of this article, but one thing remains for certain: Focusing on what you can control, rather than what you can’t, can likely contribute to… Continue reading

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Nostalgia and City Lights

Originally posted on Gwen Eleanor:
Back in college, specifically my last year in, I used to live in a dormitory near the university where I was studying. I would roam around the streets of Balanga City whenever I needed some fresh (or rather, slightly-polluted)?air to take a break. I preferred having no roommates so I… Continue reading

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I’ve been a bit lost.

Originally posted on What Would Josie Do:
It’s the 17th January. That marks 4 months of travelling and the last 3 weeks in Australia and oh my, I’ve been lording it. No more backpacks, cold showers and hostels. I have the most generous family looking after me; belly laughing evenings of delicious food, scrumptious cocktails… Continue reading

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