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Phlorence_602

How can you make your life more "meaningful"?

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I guess you need to figure out something that would make you feel better about yourself or something that you thinks makes a difference. I do a simple act of trying to pick up at least one piece of trash I see lying on the ground every day. It's not a big thing, but maybe if somebody else sees and does the same a small movement would start. I get no reward from doing this but it makes me feel a little better about myself.

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oarkergreatdane
That's awesome Buddah.
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Big Green Thumb for that! I hate it when people throw trash out the window of their car!
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Cigarette butts are the worst!
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Totally agree, they flick 'em out the window when they're driving, sometimes they even start fires ... I hope you never did that back in your smokin' days! :-)
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Guilty as charged.
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Do things that interest you. Only those who dare truly live.

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This is the best answer
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Do volunteer work, get a paying job where you know that you're creating value, and spend time learning about how the world works.
It also doesn't hurt to get to know people who mean something to you.

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Just living and being thankful for having time on this Earth should be meaningful enough.
Although if you want to improve upon that, you'd have to make that decision based on what your passion is. Maybe you in particular could make your life more meaningful by writing a book at the age of sixteen. Just follow your dreams and see where you end up.

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I'm 602 years old.
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Your still young by my standards Phlorence :)
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Great answer Sunshine!
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Do one random act of kindness each day. Buy lunch for the person behind you in the drive through without them knowing.

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NeilMc, glad to see there are more RAK-ers out there! Keep up the good work! You're not alone! :)
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;) thanks!
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DolceMonserrat7

“You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
Love like you'll never be hurt,
Sing like there's nobody listening,
And live like it's heaven on earth.”
- William W. Purkey...:)

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that's was AWESOME :D
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Lol thanks:D
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no problem
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oarkergreatdane

Unfortunately, sometimes it takes a medical crisis to appreciate every little moment in life.

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live every day like you love it dont do anything stupid and care for other people to!

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Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility, consider others better than yourselves. Each of us should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.

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I'd try to do things that I love to be happy and do things that would make the people I love happy :)

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MIK :)))
How's you?:D
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happy :D

wbu??
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Eh.... I've been better
But I'm glad you're fine :)
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I'm glad you felt better :)
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Tweetybird627

Well, do what ever you want to do before you die!

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Spend more time with friends and family. Surround yourself with friends who have a positive outlook on life. Allowing time to relax, laugh and enjoy the company of others is extremely important.Volunteer. The next step is to reach beyond yourself and those you are closest to.Helping others will give new purpose to your life. Think positive. When you feel that your life has no purpose, remind yourself of those who care about you and your unique talents. Focus on your positive traits and try to ban negative thinking. Every person contributes something special to this world, and by recognizing your worth, you are well on your way to living a life of meaning.

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PandaParis

Live in fantasy world
Like ask.com

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Make me
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Forces You*
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Ha.
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Sorry to interrupt this conversation but panda your wrong ask isn't a fantasy .. This is where only the truly special most amazing positive people get their dreams fulfilled .... God works in mysterious ways
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Cool story bro.
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Phlorence_602
Is that all you got? "Cool story bro"
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Yep,
I'm an underachiver.
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adasdsds
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Good for you
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It's very good indeed.
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I thought so
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Sorry panda but looks like you didn't make the cut in this " fantasy land"
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Oh darn it!
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*Runs into room and cries*
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Say sorry to phlorence and your back in ...
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panda we all have our bad days ..but you dont come in here and disrespect phlorence shes the boss here she runs the show.many of us admire her and respect her she earned her place in here......
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I really don't care about phlorence she has no concern to me....she can be a smart as s if she wants i reallly don't care
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Phlorence_602
And you think I also care about whatever you think?
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lol ohhh burn...
CAT FIGHT SOMEONE CALL ANIMAL CONTROL/
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You scared ? I don't bite bro.
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Rolf.
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Then there is nothing more to say to you... Panda good luck with your " exciting "life
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Thanks Hawkman
I love you too.
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Love what you do and do what you love!(; your life is very meaningful already though ^.^ if you want to make a change in the world by going green or visiting local children hospitals to donate toys or do fun activities to make the kids feel better. Nothing feels better than when you make someone happy!

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Random acts of kindness it can be anything it can as simple as a smile ... If you can change just one persons life for the better then that person can change somebody else's and it starts a chain reaction ... It takes only one person to make a difference ...

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Good answer !
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Thanks mr john and good morning how are you sir = )
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Been better , but been worse ! Ready for a new day ?
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yup another day so whats on you agenda today.....
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Not much ! Are my comments coming to you really slow ? Need to know so I can write CS . Thanks .
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yes they are slow
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OK , I'll get on CS ! Thanks guy !
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Love it Hawk! :)
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SIMPLE MATHS
"2GET" and "2give"
creates many problems....
so just double it...........
"4get" and "4give"......
SOLVE MANY PROBLEMS.
Don't get disheartened this is a beautiful world. It needs you. Keep always smiling it increases your face value.

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Make your life about others
The most important thing you can ever do is make your life about other people. Our world is so self-centered. We are brought up to believe that we are more important than everyone else and that we need to take care of our own needs and wants before the needs and wants of others.

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Good answer:)
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thanks i had my text book open and i was doing health and fitness
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Haha.... I'm on break ha...
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pffft i do what i want when i wan.........probably why im gonna be in high school for like 5 years
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Pfftt well when I'm out and get a career don't come crying to me Jk XD
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its cool my plan b is jail
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Haha.... Don't drop the soap...:D
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woah O.o
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Haha....that made me laugh:D
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Don't I always brighten up your mornings...:)
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im not gonna k!ll somebody -________________- imma do something like take candy from a kid so i can get a minor sentence
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one sec let me go get my sunglasses
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Ha... Ha... You're soooo funny (sarcastic voice) :D
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jokes on you idk what sarcasm is
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Pffttt really haha you're lying.... I'm always sarcastic..
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my dad and mom define sarcasm....
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Oh yeah my whole family defines sarcasm....
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my whole family and all of my relatives define sarcasm >:( (i win)
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Your relatives are your family dork....don't cheat...:D
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unnecessary to cheat i've already won (if you refer to my last comment you would see that:))
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Ahh I never win with k you win...XD
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*with you
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do not fret one day i'll let you win
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what the fudge
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wtf dafuq dafaq??
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The things that make my life meaningful are my friends and family and the love we have for each other, not taking your anger or hurt out on them, not being afraid to admit you are wrong, sincere apologies, forgiveness, tears, smiles, big ol country hugs, kisses, trust, dogs, faith, randomly hugging friends and family outta nowhere, Ducks, horses, I love you's and Hugs.

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You need to know what's important, chase your passion (it's what makes life worth living and gives you a meaning and purpose) , be self-aware and your actions , set daily goals to accomplish.

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Help the homeless

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Follow your heart in everything you say and do.Spending time with children and teaching them things has always been meaningful to me.Follow your dreams they will take you as far as you want to go.

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by seeking god and doing his will

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Helping people with random acts of kindness. Charity. Helping animals. Also becoming more spiritual seems to help. Buddhism had really helped me in so many ways. Try reading the book "What the Buddha taught". I think it could really help. Also, here's a big one, children. I'm sure you hear parents say things like this all the time. You never ever hear a parent say "I can't find meaning to my life". They've already found it. However, having a child to bring meaning to YOUR life is not a good reason to have one. You should do it because you want to help someone through this world and to give them all the love you have to give. So I would suggest volunteering to teach or council kids, or troubled kids. Maybe even foster parenting. If, you like kids that is. Some people don't. Which is fine.

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Jesus lived a meaningful life, so if we want to live one too we should follow his example.

Notice what he taught:
Matthew 5:3: "Happy are those conscious of their spiritual need." In this Bible verse, Jesus indicated that we all have an innate spiritual need, therefore we should all know the answers to basic questions that contribute to having a meaningful life. Questions like these: Why are we here? Why is there so much suffering? Does God really care? Is there life after death? We can find the answers to these questions in the Bible.

Matthew 5:7: "Happy are the merciful." Being merciful involves showing compassion to others, being kind and considerate. When we apply this to our daily lives, we will find meaning and happiness.

Matthew 5:9: "Happy are the peaceable." This means we should be peacemakers. This allows us to have better relationships with no matter who surrounds us.

Plus, in the Bible we find the hope for a better future and better lives (Psalm 37:10, 11; Revelation 21:3,4). We will find meaning in our lives if we strive to reach that new life (1 Timothy 6:19).

http://wol.jw.org/en/wol/d/r1/lp-e/2013244?q=meaningful+life&p=par

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Believe in the one true and living God, Jesus and Holy Spirit, you will then have someone to turn to and help take away all the pain, shame, and mistakes of your past and present. He is always true and faithful to his word. And yes there are times you will feel like a hypocrite but that is because you will always be human, and he understands. I am not perfect but I am forgiven and that is one of the best feelings in the world. Accept Him in your heart and you will know this too. Plus the guarantee of Heaven after we leave this world lessens the fear of death and will give you peace of mind.

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Think about others first, trust your sense of right and wrong and dont worry what others think.

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Generally speaking, people are passive about planning their lives. Most people tend to go with the flow and like activities that give them instant gratification. For example, most married couples today spent more time planning their weddings than planning their lives together. Think about it. Do you remember going to the “perfect wedding” only to see the couple break up a year later. Our generation is fun and exciting and we do a lot of things. Although our career successes, world travels, and higher education keep us active and knowledgeable, they do not make our lives meaningful. We’ve failed at producing people that are content with their lives. Worldly success, fame, and fortune do not translate into lives with meaning. All we have to do is look at the sports and entertainment industries and see incredibly talented, wealthy people self-destruct on drugs, immoral behavior, and reckless living. My friends, there is hope. Fortunately today in St. Paul’s letter to the Ephesians 5:8-19, he instructs us about three ways to make our lives more meaningful.

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Live like there's no tomorrow <3 Always do the right thing. Don't be afraid to be YOU.

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Volunteer in your community. You wouldn't believe how many people out there need your help. Helping others gives you a sense of purpose too.

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Do something that's meaningful to you, or the world.

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stop doing things for yourself and do things for others

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Having friends certainly helps, and being able to do at least most of what you want to, or hope to do. And helping others when possible is always good.

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Oh, I have to say, it is a loaded question in fact, none of us are living with the same determined method for life, we all are different, but from my point of view, once you want your life meaningful, feeling enrichment and peace in your inner heart, try to conquer the feeling that you are unwilling to be haunted with. :)

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Have kids and think of them

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doing works on which your parents can proud on you

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Why does it have to have meaning? I like it better when I feel like I'm helping others, and myself. When I'm doing God's will for me today. When I'm not such a grouch and when I'm getting enough sleep and eating well. But perhaps life is meaningless. We are here for the experience. We should do our best not to cause harm to other sentient beings and to be educated and open-minded.

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Take up the sport of Shark Tow Surfing. This guy in the video on this site did it and he is very happy:
www.icastweb.com/surf

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Get rid of anything you can that doesn't bring you joy, wisdom, or life enhancement of some kind.

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