I Always Look On the Bright Side

Tell Us About a Time When You Had to Look on the Bright Side. How did the situation turn out? How did you feel about the results? Share your story? 106 People


    Years ago I went through bouts of depression because I believed I didn't have anyone to love me, and I couldn't see the point of going on. I also didn't have a clue what I was meant to be doing in life. I considered committing suicide on many occasions because I believed that...
    vector8 vector8
    51-55, F
    Sep 7, 2012

    "Pink Cloud" Syndrome

    I have a BIG confession to make. I suffer from "Pink Cloud" Syndrome also known as people who live in Cloud-Cuckoo Land. Because of this syndrome, I tend to see everything with optimism or with Love's vision. Once a week I attend the Pink Cloud Syndrome Anonymous group meeting...
    vector8 vector8
    51-55, F
    Oct 7, 2012

    Quite Often

    I'm usually called optimistic by a loooooot of people. If you know me, you'll find that in the worst situations, I look to the up side of things. Now I do get depressed sometimes, but I get over it, and turn my frown upside down. :)
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    3 Responses May 11, 2011


    Yes, your window may be smashed and your lampshade may have been stolen, but, the thief didn't go into your cupboard and steal any tins of ravioli. Yes, you car may have a flat tyre and you're stuck on the Hard Shoulder with 3 children waiting to be rescued by the AA Man. But...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 30, 2008

    Joy Lifts Me Up

    "You bring me joy When I'm down Oh, so much joy When I lose my way your love comes smiling on me" ~~ You Bring Me Joy, Anita Baker ********************* The real me is Joy. It is Joy that lifts me up when I have been depressed, and I've been depressed a lot. I have had so many...
    vector8 vector8
    51-55, F
    1 Response Sep 6, 2012

    Had It All

     I didn't know it but I had it all. Great family, money, love. I still felt depressed at times because I didnt realise I had so much. Now I try to look on the bright side and enjoy what I have.
    manomeans manomeans
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Jul 27, 2009

    The REAL Secret

    This is a piece I wrote a while back. It's the creation story in the Bible with my own twist. *************************** In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth* and beings called Humours. God blessed Humours and gave them power to create joy and humour. God also...
    vector8 vector8
    51-55, F
    Oct 24, 2012
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