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  • Who am I? I ask myself that a lot. I’m a young person trying to understand what it means to be an adult. When truly I figure it out, I hope to be healthy, happy and positive.

    Personal Strength

    Personal Strength

    by Alyson Boddy0

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  • Want to know if you’re a bibliophile? If yes, check the obvious signs I listed below and see if every sign applies to you.

    Are You A Book Drunkard?

    Are You A Book Drunkard?

    by Maria Megio0

  • I promised myself I wouldn't do this anymore. However, I've found it necessary to remind everyone that amidst the scores of disagreeble people out there, there are truly good people.

    Finding Decent People

    Finding Decent People

    by Christopher Peruzzi0

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  • The gentle art of enjoying the present moment just as it is has become redundant. Today, everything lies ahead. Our search for happiness remains a search - a never ending search.

    Can You Happily Do Nothing

    Can You Happily Do Nothing

    by Tom Ware3

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  • Why do we insist in saying "Fish and Chips" rather than "Chips and Fish"? And why "in and out" in preference to "out and in"? Human conditioning is the key.

    Pass the Pepper and Salt, Please.

    Pass the Pepper and Salt, Please.

    by George Dimitriadis1

  • It's not always easy to accept the aging process. But there is a certain beauty that comes with wrinkles and grey hair. Middle age is not something to fear, rather it is when we become fearless.

    Thoughts from this Side of 50

    Thoughts from this Side of 50

    by Cheryl Sprague0

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  • A novel. A blog. A script. A novella. A personal letter to someone. These are all great ways for you to start your journey, as our writer. Our writer? Every person wants to read your work - our-is-us.

    Ay, You're a Writer?

    Ay, You're a Writer?

    by Dreammore0

  • These are just some of the little things that annoy us as humans. Can you relate to any of them?

    100 Pet Peeves

    100 Pet Peeves

    by Erin Bower14

  • After 15 years of being a devout Christian and having impenetrable faith, I share most of my life story of how I came to lack belief in God.

    Why I'm No Longer Religious

    Why I'm No Longer Religious

    by Sam47

  • If you suffer from a water bottle addiction or obsession, you are not alone. Please join me as I try to beat my addiction and give you tips on overcoming your own water bottle obsession.

    Confessions of a Water Bottle Addict

    Confessions of a Water Bottle Addict

    by Jeannie InABottle22

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  • I grew up in the late 80's-90's. Perhaps that's why I miss so much about the 90's era. It was a more innocent time, with lots of wholesome TV shows and good music. Sometimes I wish we could go back!

    10 Things I Really Miss About the 90's

    10 Things I Really Miss About the 90's

    by Nicole Kiddie Granath6

  • To hear a vampire lament on his loneliness is to know the true meaning of nausea. How can a woman hear the perpetual whining of immortality and the simpering crap of their painful existence?

    A Quick Guide to Battling Vampires

    A Quick Guide to Battling Vampires

    by Christopher Peruzzi0

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  • The time comes in every writer's life when the question imposes itself about how much that activity is stealing from energy, effort, time, and other important factors of living a full life.

    Writing Online: Are You Really Up to It?

    Writing Online: Are You Really Up to It?

    by Vladimir Karas9

  • The story of an unfinished life rings true of the struggle we face daily. It puts its finger upon the emotional tug-of-war I am engaged in.

    Our Unfinished Life Stories

    Our Unfinished Life Stories

    by Gicky Soriano0

  • Being a parent not only changes one's perspective but also teaches one to be more sympathetic towards one's own parents. You will realize this when your child replicates you.

    Parents Are Not Resilient.

    Parents Are Not Resilient.

    by Montaque0

  • This hub is all about the beauty of winter so if you are looking for ideas to make your winter season beautiful why not check out this hub. You will be glad you did.

    Winter's Limitless Beauty

    Winter's Limitless Beauty

    by Louise Barraco5

  • If you have ever watched "The Walking Dead" or just a classic zombie movie, you likely asked yourself "Would I make it?" Well, here are some things that you would need to consider before you decide.

    Can You Survive a Zombie Apocalypse?

    Can You Survive a Zombie Apocalypse?

    by A C Miller1

  • Talking about rats and their destructive behaviour, when they are allowed to come in our house. I believe that we should be on guard all the time and try to find ways how to stop them, if we can.

    Rats Are Destructive Creatures

    Rats Are Destructive Creatures

    by F-Menchise0

  • Supermarket shopping in modern times can be an extremely frustrating business. Do you ever find yourself mentally and physically drained after a simple visit to the supermarket? This page takes a tongue in cheek look at some of the issues we are likely to encounter on a daily basis at the supermarket.

    Supermarket Shopping: Every Day Problems, Hazards, and Frustrations

    Supermarket Shopping: Every Day Problems, Hazards, and Frustrations

    by Gordon Hamilton14

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  • Sad lines are found in novels, poetry and especially music. What's the saddest line YOU'VE ever heard? Or wrote? Join the "sad line challenge" and see if you can write a line that can make me cry!

    Sad Lines

    Sad Lines

    by Lisa Tippette2

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  • Each and every person in this world is afraid of something. And one of the most common is the fear of failure. But to achieve success we need to overcome our fears and be confident in ourselves.

    The Psychology of Fear

    The Psychology of Fear

    by Sudhir2

  • Life has a way of making you feel worthless at times. Most people are lucky enough to shack that feel off. The unluck onces of this have this slef hatetter that pills on to life's tough moments.

    The Hater Within

    The Hater Within

    by Sahra0

  • The cringe is just awful when you've just been witness to another lame and gut wrenching attempt of humor. But why do they subject themselves to such humiliation?

    Why and How People Try to Be Funny

    Why and How People Try to Be Funny

    by Brian Newhook2

  • By opposites are we ruled all our lives - light and darkness, day and night, Yin and Yang, Murphy and Phurmy …

    Murphy and Phurmy

    Murphy and Phurmy

    by Ram Ramakrishnan1

  • I am a mother of two,A writer,A critic,A speaker of inequality in our Society and Political Observer.Reading and Writing is my Passion.I cannot bear social injustice anywhere in the world.

    A Writer is Examiner of Society

    A Writer is Examiner of Society

    by Nikki Khan21

  • Water is a precious resource and we need to pay attention to it. In our daily lives we often take it for granted, especially in large cities where water is wasted and polluted without regard for

    Eat,Work, Sleep, Repeat...

    Eat,Work, Sleep, Repeat...

    by takasugi2

  • An account of my experience on a recent trip to Kauai. Having experienced Hawaii and other Islands before, and knowing what to expect still had me awestruck. I am thankful for this inspiring trip.

    Kauai - An Island Worth Loving

    Kauai - An Island Worth Loving

    by Rachana Anu Bhattacharya0

  • See your mind's eye to a new identity. Find yourself away from the rat race built of your own accord, but easy to leave and start over again. Take the steps, see were you end up, let me know.

    How to Run Away and Never Be Found!

    How to Run Away and Never Be Found!

    by Katie Seagal0

  • I am sharing my feelings for my mother. I did not seen my mother since my birth. I do not know where is she ? Alive or not. But through this article i Can tell my feelings for my mother.

    Motherly Love Is Incredible

    Motherly Love Is Incredible

    by Arjun Chaurasiya0

  • The simple fact that there are people around does not guarantee your safety. It's true that when we see a person in need, our first thought is to go help them. But we usually don't.

    Inside The Mind Of A Bystander

    Inside The Mind Of A Bystander

    by Rafael Baxa4

  • If you are a dedicated internet junkie then you know as well as I do that for some reason some of the stupidest things attract so much attention. Even here on Hubpages it never ceases to amaze me when I see something that appears to be ridiculous...

    Why Stupid Sells

    Why Stupid Sells

    by Jesse James0

  • Several movies are out, or have been and will be, on historical subjects. They are still available in words, too.

    Re-living the Past

    Re-living the Past

    by Carl Richardson0

  • My personal love of rock hounding is paralleled with spiritual lesson and application in this lesson. Rocks do truly cry out the praises of the One who made them.

    The Stones Cry Out

    The Stones Cry Out

    by Tamarajo8

  • Authors, you might think you are in control of your writing. In your mind, you control where the story leads and what words are formed to create the world for your reader. But the truth is that most of the time you are not. Okay, you never are. You...

    7 Warning Signs Your Muse is in Control

    7 Warning Signs Your Muse is in Control

    by Rebecca Graf2

  • My Hobbies Life without a hobby is like food without the salt. It is a hobby which makes living interesting. It is a pursuit outside one’s regular work. A hobby gives one joy and pleasure; one does not get tired of it. It is a pastime, relaxation...

    My Hobbies and Interests

    My Hobbies and Interests

    by kukkumolu0

  • I describe how I purchased, painted, and installed my little free library which I use to swap books with neighborhood visitors.

    My Little Free Library

    My Little Free Library

    by Laura Smith4