How to Be a New Person in an Old Life

You feel like you've made mistakes in life, and you want to undo them. Or you just don't like how your life is going so you want to pretend it never happened. You can start fresh with a new outlook on life, and watch your old worries disappear.


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    Apologize to everyone you feel deserves an apology for anything you've ever done to them that could have badly hurt them or insulted them. This will make them feel confident that you can change.
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    If you want to change your style, choose some outfits and hair styles and such that would fit the personality you're going for. It will help visualize a new person.
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    Start doing everything to be the person you want to be. Say you want to be the nicest person ever for example.. help people when they need help and clean the house and be kind to your family and all that fun stuff.
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    Try not to bring up things that you don't like that happened in the past. It'll just make it harder to escape and really, that's what you're trying to do.
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    Think of solutions to the problems you're facing now so it doesn't eat at you on the inside. For example, say your crush is moving away to a new state/province. Don't be sad it's over, be happy because it happened.
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    Be sure you like who you want to turn out to be. Don't change because someone wants you to, don't change if you don't feel comfortable being something different. Be sure you're always comfortable in your body.


  • If someone insults you, don't insult them back. Just laugh and walk away.
  • If it's hard to change your attitude, pretend you're in a drama club or an improvisation club, and pretend the person you're trying to be is your character, and you need to learn to be like them to be successful in the play.
  • Don't let people tell you they hate the new you, unless you care about their opinion, like if it was your mother or best friend.


  • Don't try for something too cocky. No one likes someone who think they're just so cool.

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