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I Am Going To Be Happy Now

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    I Am In Control Of My Life.

    Life is never constantly happy or unhappy. Be in charge of our emotions can be hard but must constantly remind myself happiness is about making it happen now. I can chose to sulk and be unhappy or throw unhappiness out of the window. Its my choice and my life.No one can make me...
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F 1 Response May 8, 2011

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    Shiny And Brand New

    It's time to start anew...Shiny and Brand New. Time to start a new chapter in life, throw away the old, and breathe in clean, fresh, healthy air. There is no reason to stay negative. All it does is weigh us down. You have to start somewhere whether it be closing the chapter of...
    ChaoticReason ChaoticReason 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2013

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    Today is going to be a good day.

    I've decided😊 I hope you have a good day too!
    PandorasDream PandorasDream 31-35, F Mar 1

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    i think creating this group was in itself therapeutic... (even if it's not that popular! :P ) .. it's been good for me because even when.. rather, especially when, i am feeling down i am reminded that i created this group, that i made a decision to strive to be happy now.. and...
    nrskjh nrskjh 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2010

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    What Gets In The Way....

    I've always been able to manage my emotions well... anger, sadness, disappointment....but one thing often gets in the way of positivity.   Worry.   I just worry so much about so many people and situations. I know worrying doesn't solve anything but i can't...
    nrskjh nrskjh 26-30, F Mar 21, 2010

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    Today Is

    My birthday. And it's no different from any other day. Not special at all. Pay the bills do some chores and go back to work. But I am definitely thankful for my family and another year.
    lonelydinosaur lonelydinosaur 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 14, 2013

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    Am Definitely Going To Be Happy Today...

    coz it's my birthday! :D I know a lot of ladies dread turning 30 but when i turned 30 last year i was sooooo happy! It felt like an achievement... to get there intact and sane despite the heartaches and disappointments that i grit my teeth thru...felt like i've come into my...
    nrskjh nrskjh 26-30, F May 10, 2010

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    I Am Done Waiting To Arrive At Happiness...

    So many of us seem to delay happiness because we haven't achieved the things we want to achieve or we are not where we want to be or we're simply waiting for circumstances to be ideal before we allow ourselves to be happy. I was just like that, believing there exists a certain...
    nrskjh nrskjh 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 21, 2010

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    Happy Thoughts

    Yesterday, I went to see my therapist. And she was happy to see progress in my very unstable emotional state before she started seeing me. With that said, I was sort of proud of myself. For the past week, I have been trying to figure out what actually makes me sad and what makes...
    lonelydinosaur lonelydinosaur 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 20, 2013

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    I Am In Control Of My Life.

    Life is never constantly happy or unhappy. Be in charge of our emotions can be hard but must constantly remind myself happiness is about making it happen now. I can chose to sulk and be unhappy or throw unhappiness out of the window. Its my choice and my life.No one can make me...
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F 3 Responses May 8, 2011

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    I Am Going To Happy....

    and I agree with njrkh (?is that right?)   There is no day like today to find a ray of sun and let it shine down on ya!  Hell, I have dark moments every night....and have had for some time.  But there are little joys and accomplishments/goals I am working...and...
    GreenGrl GreenGrl 46-50, F Oct 17, 2010

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    Today Was...

    Today was suppose to be a great day! The day I would of seen you and said I love you probably one too many times. The wounds are still healing, my eyes are dry a lot more now, I am learning to be happy again, but today....I would of been the happiest. I loved you once, I loved...
    Vronii4 Vronii4 13-15, F Nov 24, 2012

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    Going To Be Happy

    Going to be happy,Yes,Guess what?Ain't no stoppin' me,That's how I'm gonna be,You'll have to put up,I ain't changin'!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 13, 2012

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    StrongerBetter StrongerBetter 13-15, F 16 hrs ago

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    I need to open myself to let new people in. Theres a lot of nice people here and surely a lot nicer than that I give credit for.. or think i deserve. anyway someone just asked me...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Wishing you all a Happy & peaceful Easter...from Izzy & Aslan-Bunny..xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
    sparklingdiamonds sparklingdiamonds 31-35, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Happy Easter, you will reborn to the person you love
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    Hi My name is Stacey, and I’m going through a lot in my life lately, I feel like I will never be happy again , I lost hope and I feel so desperate. My love life is a mess. At a...
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    SamStartingOver SamStartingOver 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 31

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    badgurlgoodgurl badgurlgoodgurl 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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