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I Am Going To Be Happy Now

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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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    So i met this guy. He knows

    who he is:) and we hit it off amazingly. Yeah, things are great.
    BeautifulCatastr0phe BeautifulCatastr0phe 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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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 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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    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 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 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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    I Am Happy ...

    Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn, my cares fall from me - I am happy. Hamlin Garland
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 12, 2013

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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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    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 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 is going to be a good day.

    I've decided😊 I hope you have a good day too!
    PandorasDream PandorasDream 36-40, F Mar 1

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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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    Related Experiences

    I had had my fair share of bullshit. But with the comments and messages from the wonderful people on EP I feel like I can deal with all that very easily. I feel good about myself...
    NtshaK NtshaK 18-21, F Sep 20

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    (WARNING: RANT) Lately, there's only one thing that will instantly make me happy, make me work harder. Other than Monster. It's really bad because I feel I've built a dependency...
    hiyosei hiyosei 18-21, F Sep 9

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    I stayed up all night, and even though I feel tired from only getting five hours of sleep, I'm still going. At this point in my life, there is only ONE thing that's keeping me...
    GrandGizzard GrandGizzard 18-21, M Sep 9

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    Juz realized that u can actually turn on captions or subtitles in you tube. Stupid me. I am so happy. Now I can watch tutorial video without straining my ears to know what it is...
    YongTauFoo YongTauFoo 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 14

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    I'm sort of happy. I've started college, I have good friends but the one friend I had is sort of distancing herself away from me. I've been ill the past week and I've had two...
    cmdoran cmdoran 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    it is funny when i look back on what i would consider my happiest time in life and all i can see is my childhood, i struggled to find that happiness that had a a kid and i have...
    detniat detniat 26-30 14 hrs ago

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    I love going to places where I'm not wanted because i can show to the people that hate me that i don't care about what others think of me. :))
    Tweenagemess18 Tweenagemess18 18-21, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    So, I decided I'm going to try and overturn my discharge from the navy
    TheAmazingSpiderJoe TheAmazingSpiderJoe 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    Whenever you're going through a hard time just remember life is temporary, and so is everything else your going through. Don't ever be sad, trust me I know it sucks the moment you...
    Zozolove Zozolove 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    I was traveling with family and we stopped in Georgia, I was recently talking to some friends online that live in Georgia and they wanted me to meet them. So I went to go meet them...
    Hillary777McNally Hillary777McNally 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I was traveling with family and we stopped in Georgia, I was recently talking to some friends online that live in Georgia and they wanted me to meet them. So I went to go meet them...
    Hillary777McNally Hillary777McNally 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I haven't been this happy in a long time, I'm a straight A student and I have a wonderful boyfriend who cares for me soooooo much
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Born on this date in 1921 actor, James Whitmore. Want to see a great Whitmore film try the definitive war movie, Battleground. Happy birthday to actress Julie Andrews of The Sound...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 13 hrs ago

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    To me, death is a torture, in a way in which you first are happy, you think you are going to spend eternity with your loved ones. Your mind wonders, how did they get here before...
    savakora savakora 16-17 Sep 2

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    Like is a very strong word. It could lead to Love or Lust. Love and Lust are strong emotions that are very distinct from each other. Now i know perfectly well where the...
    Listening2us Listening2us 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Yes I will be 50 in 2+ years from now. I'm going to embraced and enjoyed my life to the fullest. I don't mind growing old. I'm a happy lady and love life itself.
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 18

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    I just feel so happy and content with life right now. It's a seriously great feeling but it worries me. I just feel as if whenever things start going well they also start going bad...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F Sep 23

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    I feel like things are going my way now. I don't have to worry about bullying and deadlines for my coursework anymore. I've also made new friends and discovered my strong passion...
    SilverKyuubi24 SilverKyuubi24 16-17 1 Response Sep 15

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    I really believe that! I think those people who are always smiling, spreading optimism and happiness are those people who despite of what is going on in their life choose to be...
    ConfusedAgainAlways ConfusedAgainAlways 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    I knew that going off my medication would bring back bad depression days... I just really hated taking pills... When I get depressed out of nowhere all I want to do is lay in my...
    MarissaDreams MarissaDreams 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    So, today is the day. The day that make all other days seem worthless. The day that's so special that everyone wishes this day could be everyday. Um, I don't know what I'm talking...
    Duckix3 Duckix3 16-17 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have no idea why I am on this site at 11:30 in the morning but I need to vent. Im 19 years old nearly 20 and im trying to get myself together and trying to get my life together...
    buxey buxey 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 15

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    It isn't difficult for me. I enjoy life and approach each day as an adventure. When people are obviously not happy I don't try to force my good mood on them but I do use humor to...
    SammySamps SammySamps 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 8

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    Who knew I would be here, again. Twice! This time contemplating on breaking it off with my current boyfriend. I am so miffed about the idea. No one wants to admit failure and sadly...
    tessa4ever tessa4ever 31-35, F Sep 9

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    I know this girl and she is upset right now and I know she is but she won't admit it but Im going to make her look at this and hopefully it will help :) I love you Emily and you...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Sep 12

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    I really feel like my life has turn out for the better after that disastrous last semester. Flashback of last semester: Met a guy - have lots of fun - texting a lot with him...
    YongTauFoo YongTauFoo 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I didn't make the line up for my high school tennis team this year and i went through a small phase of depression. I talked with my mom,"Mom, i've sacrificed all of my time and...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F Sep 6

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    When i was heading to a grocery store in Saudi Arabia name othaim market in othman bin affan road riyadh city branch, i had feeling of depression and anger. I wasnt able to manage...
    Fleindonfox85 Fleindonfox85 26-30, M Sep 23

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    For as long as I've known myself I've always been closed off. My mother raised me in a closed off world where school was the farthest I could go into the outside world. I was never...
    FriscoWolf FriscoWolf 18-21, M Sep 1

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    It's funny how looking through old photos can really put your life into perspective....how clearly you can see your life in chapters. I'm in a weird chapter of my life right now...
    SupernovaxGirl SupernovaxGirl 26-30 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I don't know why the idea of having some form of control to end my own life calms me so that I could sleep pleasantly at night. As illogical or dumb as this may seem the thought of...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    A month ago my boyfriend of nearly four years broke up with me. It has been beyond devastating. We met at 17, it was magical. It was a great relationship and he was a great guy, he...
    cate001 cate001 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    It might seem crazy what I'm about to say Sunshine she's here, you can take a break I'm a hot air balloon that could go to space With the air, like I don't care baby by the way...
    ConfusedAgainAlways ConfusedAgainAlways 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 16

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    I found her... She found me. My entire life has been leading up to that one moment. That moment of our lips touching. The moment where all the worries in the world were so far...