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I Am Going To Be Happy Now

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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 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 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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    Noticing more and more the little things in life. The small details hidden away in the beauty of it all :) it makes me feel so uplifted and happy all the time. Truly the way to...
    trollipn trollipn 31-35, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I've struggled my whole life with achieving happiness. Even now, I know that I want to be happy, I just don't know what it would take to being me to that point. I'm trying to deal...
    SunshineMoonshineSoulshine SunshineMoonshineSoulshine 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    hello my name is Kimberly Christie I have lost four of my teeth already I am only 19 yrs. old, I've always brushed them and flossed and used mouthwash, Some people in my family are...
    kimmyb21 kimmyb21 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    Good morning EPers Here to share my gratitude..... Woke up this morning to a happy face to awaken me. My wonderful son! I am thankful to have a sweet son that's smart,funny...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    For the past few years, I have been on a quest to be happy. I was actually catapulted into this quest by a dear friend I met on here four years ago and still text daily. I...
    ANewCreation4Him ANewCreation4Him 36-40, F 10 hrs ago

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    Wolfcorleone Wolfcorleone 26-30, M 12 hrs ago

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    I'm not happy with my weight but I am with the progress I've made. just lost 2 stone and I feel good but still got another 3 stone to lose!
    Lilkittenn Lilkittenn 22-25, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    So I'm in a bit of a dilemma . My sister / roommate has a friend staying with us for what was suppose to a couple of days is now becoming weeks .He is staying in our guest room and...
    ev23 ev23 31-35, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    So my now ex girlfriend and i decided our relationship should end about two weeks ago or so. We were together for about a year. Shes not even allowed to date so it got to the point...
    ForgedFromFire ForgedFromFire 16-17, M 16 hrs ago

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    redbetblue2 redbetblue2 18-21, M 18 hrs ago

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    I'm happy when my family is sleeping. I get to walk around the house naked. I like going in my back yard naked to.
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    Things I've learned from my breakup: How to be self-reliant. That I can make myself happy and I don't need to be in a relationship to be happy. That it's ok to be open with and...
    Rose3710 Rose3710 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Mother who gave birth to me, when I was a kid the birthday of my mother had no money to buy gifts for my mother, I loved my mother, mother suffered life to nurturing the talent I...
    haryanh haryanh 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Have you ever had a feeling just sort of lurking in the shadows waiting for you to get round to figuring it out? I knew it was there. Could see the outline of it. Sorta knew what...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    so I turn 18 in 5 months and 1 day. school starts next Wednesday so that means time should start going faster now since ill be more busy. this is great :) I cant believe its almost...
    SarahsEP SarahsEP 18-21, F 2 days 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...
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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...
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    Mandaryn Mandaryn 26-30, F 6 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.
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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...
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