I Am Chasing Happiness

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 203 People

    I catch it on occasion

    but it always seems to escape again. Chasing happiness for me is like a cat and mouse game. I know once I find it I should always hang onto it but for some reason I keep letting it go and chasing it down again. Oh the human psyche. So mysterious even I don't know why I do things...
    HeyLookItsGemma HeyLookItsGemma
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 9, 2015

    But Is It To Be Found?

    This is all we want, right? We want happiness, we want suffering to cease forever and be replaced by joy, bliss, whatever. While we believe we are going to achieve this, we have hope and life is OK. What if we do not believe in happiness anymore? Someone on EP said once that...
    thinkandfeel thinkandfeel
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Oct 18, 2009

    Collecting Happiness

    I have started a happiness journal an idea from a friend on here i borrowed. Im going to look around my home and see what i find that makes me happy and stick it in my journal... No negitive feelings allowed at all!
    missXbonzo missXbonzo
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Mar 9, 2011

    Beloved Happiness

    I want it so much I can taste it I need to feel it, badly Not a quick fix but permanent placement In my life, everyday, everyway I need it I long for it Its so close Yet so far away I run behind it Embrace me happiness Cause here I come
    Macebeth Macebeth
    36-40, F
    Mar 10, 2011

    Sometimes Warmth And Water Suffice, Sometimes It Takes A Bit More

    There's a small red cyclamen plant on the island in my kitchen. My daughter tried to discourage me from purchasing it at the grocer's the other day when we were shopping, but I persevered.  I like red.  It is a cheery colour, full of life.  And those are pretty plants.  The...
    milkynips milkynips
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Nov 28, 2012

    Chasing Happiness

    Chasing happiness,That's me,The way I am,Gotta find it,Then, and only then,Can I move on.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Nov 28, 2011

    It Doesnt Have To Be Chased...its Right Here

    its right here. cherish what we have got- we dont have to wait for someone to buy us flowers, we can plant our own. we are as happy as we want to be.
    MissisNobody MissisNobody
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 26, 2011

    You are what you attract.

    You are literally a magnet. Be mindful of your actions and what comes out of your mouth because it will hit it right back.
    CBlaze22 CBlaze22
    22-25
    1 Response Jan 19, 2015

    Isn't everyone? I mean the point of life is

    the pursuit of happiness surely? But the journey is the important bit not the destination, never think you've got there - if you do it'll all go I'm sure of it
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 23, 2014

    Happiness

    Wait for me cause I'm coming for you....Happiness!
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 27, 2011

    And that starts by finding positive out of

    EVERYTHING. Even negative situations. I want to fully convert
    CBlaze22 CBlaze22
    22-25
    1 Response Jan 28, 2015

    Been Busy, But I Am Finding More And More Happiness As I Go.

    I have left. I spent the last 2 weeks doing paperwork through the courts. I have changed my name and my daughters names.I did that because I have full legal and physical custody and I no longer trust the courts. I bought a new truck (I have already sold it) to make...
    mysticnomad mysticnomad
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 6, 2009

    Can It Be Caught?

     DRUGS, ALCOHOL, MEN, WOMEN, WORK, SCHOOL, FRIENDS. . . HOW COME ALL OF THESE THINGS CAN PUT A SMILE ON MY FACE, BUT IT ONLY LASTS A LITTLE WHILE? SINCE I TURNED 12, I HAVE BEEN TRYIN TO LOSE WEIGHT, BUT GAINING IT INSTEAD. LOOKING FOR THE RIGHT GUY, BUT BECAME A...
    HERMOSASTONER420 HERMOSASTONER420
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 18, 2009

    Just Stay... I have seen you from afar Wondered

    and wished upon a star Stay a bit and let me know you Lets visit like friends so often do Smiled at your presence near Thoughts of not having you bring fear Just stay Stay and let me feel you upon my heart and soul Linger and flirt make me dance out of control I have felt...
    soulrunher soulrunher
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Mar 21, 2014

    The Start Of A Long Journey 10.12.09

    I am getting my stuff packed and giving the rest away.  I have chosen to leave my home town. I am going to put my past behind me. I am not running away, I am starting a better life for my Daughters and myself.  This is going to be a series of notes and stories ...
    mysticnomad mysticnomad
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Oct 12, 2009

    Elusive Bugger

    I will catch it though, and I will wallow in it again, then it will escape me and the process will begin anew, much like it has been for many years.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2011
More Stories