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Think about who you are now and who you were 5 years ago. Have you changed much

  1. gmaoli profile image77
    gmaoliposted 6 years ago

    Think about who you are now and who you were 5 years ago.  Have you changed much and if so how?

  2. Bretsuki profile image80
    Bretsukiposted 6 years ago

    Yes. I have changed a lot. Physically I have gone blind so am not quite as independent as I was and that has made me a little more patient.

    I have also gained a Bachelors degree, and that has been a big part of my life for those five years. I am actually the first member of my family to get a degree so it has been something special.

    Overall I think I am a better person than I was five years ago. I know I am a lot happier than I was back then.

  3. Capedium profile image77
    Capediumposted 6 years ago

    I have in alot of way.. I am alot cooler and less tempter.. I finally understand what it takes to be patient and how much God loves me...

  4. bharath.adupa profile image72
    bharath.adupaposted 6 years ago

    Yes a lot of change i can see in me.
    Earlier i was a dumb no any more.
    How did i change ?
    By becoming social and reading books i broadened my knowledge levels.

  5. Shahid Bukhari profile image60
    Shahid Bukhariposted 6 years ago

    I am ... what I was, five, and sixty-five plus years, ago ...

    The "I" is the "am" ... Human Awareness of Being, in the Sane
    State of Awareness ...

    Thus, Change, is not in the Existential Reality, but our Experiential of Reality ...
    Because, Change ... Is the Sign of Life !

  6. Kebennett1 profile image59
    Kebennett1posted 6 years ago

    Five years ago I weighed 187 pounds and ate what ever I wanted and gorged on it! I never cared what the fat, salt, calorie etc... content it was! I had no energy and could barely walk from my car into Wal-Mart without losing my breath. Now I weigh 124 pounds, I choose healthy foods to eat and I eat until I am satisfied, not gorged. I was able to hike up to Nojoqui Falls in Solvang in 2011 with my husband for the first time instead of sitting in the car and reading a book while he hiked! A whole new world has opened up to me. My entire outlook on life, my self image and the way I look at others has changed. Compared to 5 years ago, i can say nearly everything about me has changed in a positive way and I am thankful to GOD and my family for their support through all the changes!

  7. onegoodwoman profile image76
    onegoodwomanposted 6 years ago

    Still, I am a simple girl..............

    simple foods,
    basic rules for living, and for my faith
    basic values................

    Perhaps, today, I am more forceful........"in your face" than I once was.

    Today, is the day, that I stand and say..............

    THIS is who I am, and THIS is what I stand for.

    I KNOW what it is like to be the lone one.............and I can do it.

    The older that I grow, the more confident I become.

  8. edhan profile image60
    edhanposted 6 years ago

    Yes. I guess I have changed.

    Now I am filled with additional wisdom about life. How I treat people and the response I get from people. It is like going into the next level spiritually.

    I am more forgiving and help as many people as I can in life. I have seen through life and knowing the importance of communication and giving the right assistance to people whenever needed.

  9. pappo profile image59
    pappoposted 6 years ago

    Actually I have not changed much in the last 5 years. I am probably more patient then few years back, I am happier because I am learning, as years go by, to accept and not fight situations that happen in my life. Overall I may have changed some because I am trying to enjoy every day of my life as it comes and be grateful for what I have.

  10. CloudExplorer profile image80
    CloudExplorerposted 6 years ago

    Five years ago I was in the US Navy as a Calibration Supervisor/ Electronics Technician, and today I'm working home as a web developer/web analyst for my clients, and online Editor for hubpages, earning nothing close to what I was making back then, but in due time the tables shall turn God willing.

    I love the web though, its filled with so many unlimited opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve, so this is how I've changed over the course of 5 years, mostly mentally, and career wise its been a 360 degree turn for the better I'm hoping to soon see.

  11. algarveview profile image91
    algarveviewposted 6 years ago

    Yes, I changed a lot, probably what changed most was my way of being... I am much more patient, I have schedules for everything, I worry much more and I lost a lot of my freedom, going wherever I wanted, whenever I wanted and coming back god knows when. Reason: my children.

  12. EyesStraightAhead profile image84
    EyesStraightAheadposted 6 years ago

    I have changed a lot. When I reflect on five years ago, I was married, in the beginning of what I thought would be my lifetime career, working for a company I loved, and living a life I was quite happy with. Today, I am divorced, raising a four year old by myself, writing again, and working toward figuring out which path I would like take from here forward. I am content but not quite happy. I do believe I am a better person now, however. Five years ago I lived according to what others wanted so while I was quite happy I wasn't really living out my dreams but those of others. Now I am slowly working toward living my own dreams and enjoying my life. I am much nicer to people, much more tolerant, and not as fearful of the world either.

  13. Mala Srivastava profile image60
    Mala Srivastavaposted 6 years ago

    5 years ago, I was thinking about myself only but now I am a wife and a mother. My responsibilities have increased manifold. Before taking any decision, I have to think twice about its effects on my family.

  14. alisha4u profile image39
    alisha4uposted 6 years ago

    Yes, I have changed.... A LOT !!

    In terms of physical appearance, maturity level, intelligence, and a lot more.
    This change took place gradually owing to the kind of people I hang arond with....

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    MP50posted 6 years ago

    Today I am a totally different person to who I was five years ago.  5yrs ago I was working hard and playing hard, chasing money for a new house new car, you know what I mean.

    It all came to a grinding halt when I was diagnosed with Cancer for a second time in my life. 5yrs fast forward and now I am a dialysis patient without kidneys.

    I am happy this illness took me, before I had no time to think about anything. Today I have a lot of time to think, just think. I see the World with totally different eyes than before I became sick.

    This illness made me realize there is so much more to life than money or possessions, the last five years of my life have been eye opening.

    Great question thanks for ASKING.

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    ExoticHippieQueenposted 6 years ago

    Five years ago I was a long married woman who didn't work, was happily married, slept a little later in the morning, fooled around with my plants, talked to my girlfriends.  My husband and I planned on buying an RV and traveling around the west for a while, life was good.  Little did I know! Five years later, I'm divorced, struggling financially, overwhelmed with situations that are very challenging, and have no idea what will happen next.  Ah life!

  17. Faceless39 profile image93
    Faceless39posted 6 years ago

    I've matured a lot and, believe it or not, actually accepted that I'm almost in my mid-30s.  In the last 5 years I've come into my own more, and have a lot more confidence.

  18. thost profile image60
    thostposted 6 years ago

    Your question inspired me to write a Hub about this subject.

    It’s a changing world and I’m not the same as I was yesterday. Every day is different, past is what we refer to through rose tinted glasses.

    Change is good as long as we have time to deal with it, yes we are not the same people we where five years ago. But it's nice to think we are.

  19. baygirl33 profile image60
    baygirl33posted 6 years ago

    Five years ago I was a happy wife.Today I'm a lonely widow trying to figure out what happened and how to deal with this new normal.
    It's pretty scary to look down the road.

  20. naijaedu profile image60
    naijaeduposted 6 years ago

    Five years ago, i have no idea about online marketing, but today, am an expert in online stuff..