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I Am Going To Be Happy Now

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ...

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    i am always wondering what my spouse thinks of me. it's an obsession. who cares what it's called. and i'm worried about what a potential employer is thinking of me, if anything. i...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    I really want to be happy, optimistic, and outgoing but I just can't seem to get past this deep feeling or overall gloom and sadness. I struggle through every day putting on a...
    pjay2015 pjay2015 46-50, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I am a happy girl this morning. Usually happy and positive everyday, but this morning I'm feeling really happy. Life is good. Good morning EP. Have a great day! 😊
    Starsatnight1 Starsatnight1 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Just smile :) always remain positive and happy :)
    turkishaussiegirl98 turkishaussiegirl98 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    ...right now as i write, i realize i'm stacking up my stories like crazy. i guess cause i would rather write to others than in a journal. i have a journal on textedit on my desktop...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I want to be happy... I deserve to be happy. So why is it that I'm so restless and not happy?
    xoxMorganxox xoxMorganxox 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Looking in the mirror at a stranger...she hears a voice talking back to her....."I am not happy with the person I have become" Looking at old pictures of her self, seeing happy...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Put my phone on airplane mode, deleted my Facebook, stopped hanging around toxic people. I feel lonelier than ever right now. Gained a whole bunch of weight & feel disgusting. I...
    FreeSpirit02 FreeSpirit02 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I have just had the greatest day MOB came round with all her children and I had all of mine and we did Sunday dinner and played all afternoon it was a great day I have never smiled...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Last year, I had a boyfriend. It was a very long distance relationship but we saw each other when we could. He dumped me. I really miss him. I loved kissing him and he enjoyed it...
    ijustneed2talk ijustneed2talk 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    My life has been so upside down lately. I suppose this is why I am all over the place with my emotions. It is almost like clockwork, this feeling, because I can almost predict it...
    Mandaryn Mandaryn 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I got the job that I wanted and have been praying for!!! So happy and feeling so amazing right now :) feeling like my life is finally going to start to come together.
    Ashhcue303 Ashhcue303 18-21, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    Today's the day! I'm going to get some minecraft stuff I've been saving for!!! Whooohoooo they aren't open now but I'll go soon enough! I'm playing the actual game now :)
    AsherAndTheSkateMunkz AsherAndTheSkateMunkz 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    On July 14th, 2015 my life has changed completely. My best friend, motivation, love of my life, my angel got his life taken from him on his new street bike. I will never be able to...
    jaaadeee jaaadeee 18-21, F a week ago

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    because of how I thought happiness was obtained. I thought people or a person was suppose to make you happy. Clearly, I am wrong. I think the goal now is to figure out what it is...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Sometimes I think to myself, I could have been born in an abusive family (while feeling for those who have), I could have been born in a place where hunger, war, disease,......does...
    Soossie Soossie 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    If you're single and dreaming of a happy family holiday just wanted to tell you about things to come..I am blessed with step children who have ENHANCED my life but also changed it...
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M Aug 22

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    The easiest way to become happy is to do what it is you want to do. We become unhappy when we worry about what someone else thinks of us. This thought can be a passing glance and...
    Weretiger Weretiger 26-30 Aug 22

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    I'm not detoxing from drugs. well, not from narcotics, anyways. I am detoxing my liver and colon of built up toxins aka candida. it probably hurts more than drug detox. once...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 22

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    I made an account on this website when i was 16 but did not use it at all. Made my username a lyric from Nickelback's "Far Away'. How simple life used to be. I am now 19, back here...
    farawayforfartoolong farawayforfartoolong 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I'm 24 and recently married in may. At the end of June I found out I was pregnant! I am now 14 weeks pregnant and just as happy as can be! I hope I can meet other first time...
    NoteWorthyLady NoteWorthyLady 22-25, F Aug 20

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    I want to be happy but I'm just not. I am working on fixing it and it's gonna get better but all I can do now is sit in the unhappiness and wish that someone could somehow bring me...
    Zbeara Zbeara 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I would like to say a Happy Birthday to my love who I loved and lost 3 years ago.. I wish you are now sleeping soundly with your angels my beautiful man, my heart will continue to...
    msterem msterem 36-40, F 8 Responses Aug 19

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    Recently I have seen many of my EP friends going from heartbroken to finding love ( or hope) again. It always makes me happy to see them finding there path , whatever that is...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 19

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    At least for me it is, as I'm about to tarnish my "pure as the driven snow image." ;) I'm feeling *you know what* and wondering if I'll ever have YNW and how can I get some YNW...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 7 Responses Aug 19

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    I am a sensitive person. I remember I was, for a time in my life, receiving experiences open-heartedly and felt protected within the simplicity and consequentiality of random and...
    mihaelav mihaelav 26-30, F Aug 18

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    I'm actually in an amazing mood my life is going great right now my boyfriend is wonderful and I've got compliments from spooled recently and my confidence is rising again I'm...
    polarbearlove polarbearlove 16-17, F Aug 18

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