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I Am Going To Be Happy Now

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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 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 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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    jessica1010 jessica1010 16-17, F Nov 27

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    groomer1210 groomer1210 18-21, F Dec 8

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    I've been kind of miserable for the last two months. I kept blowing off my crappy mood and tried to focus more on the times when I was happy. And I really was happy, only the bad...
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response Dec 6

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    i am thinking about three people right now, at least the though of these three that keep on recurring in my mind,, 1- a current friend that i just had an hour and a half long...
    iamnoor iamnoor 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    i recently sat down and uncovered all of the reasons why i am unhappy right now, it was a long list but i've decided to be happy. i decided i'm going to put myself first, i'm going...
    aurorabutterfly aurorabutterfly 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    This is gonna sound like child's play, but even though me and my ex bf were together very shortly, and seldom communicated, it hurts going back to being alone..even more alone. And...
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    bigca1697 bigca1697 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    licito licito 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    can anyone relate to me here? 39 years old. healthy. had great parents and family. world at your fingertips. college grad. had big dreams, wants to make a difference but it all...
    twarner84 twarner84 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 23

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    I saw another member do this and thought it was a good idea, so now I want to give it a go. So, here goes... in no particular order: 1. Listening to good music 2. Sunny days 3...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F Dec 7

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    Good morning my beautiful friends. <3 I hope you all are doing well and enjoying the holiday season or just enjoying your life today. I'm excited for Christmas this year. It's...
    SarabearPark SarabearPark 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Just how happy can a guy get ? Well, pretty unbelievably fantastically indescribably astonishingly happy :-))) I have the most beautiful, kind and gentle perfect boyfriend. Just a...
    ryan015 ryan015 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    I'm going to. I have wanted to for about six years now and tried to two years ago. The only thing that kept me and has kept me from doing it is being afraid of what other people...
    TheAmityAffliction TheAmityAffliction 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't know how much longer I can persevere with it. 5 years we've been together. It's so hard right now. Intimacy is so important to me and it's not there. I feel like I make a...
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    I AM HAPPY TODAY. I know. I know that it sounds ridiculous giving a measurement, some sort of time element into something inwardly special. Being happy is a gift that is worth your...
    PsychjiLL PsychjiLL 22-25 2 Responses Nov 30

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    The Philbrook Museum in Tulsa has its Second Saturday every month in which admission is free and it has other events going on during the day. I've only been a few times and it has...
    CinimonGypsy CinimonGypsy 41-45 5 days ago

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    Right now, I am thinking about suicide. I thought I was going to have a good day today but it ended up bad. Today, I cleaned up the whole house for my mom. I knew she would be...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 20

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    I'm finally happy. Extremely happy. Last year and a few years after that I kept to myself and I had bad thoughts that took a year, 2 times at the mental hospital, and a therapist...
    gurly27 gurly27 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    This story was 25 years in the making. I met my wife when I was 19 and she was 36. The year was 1989 on a warm summer day. She was dressed in all blue for some reason but I did not...
    Alwaysinmyheart45 Alwaysinmyheart45 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 1

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    It took 8 years but I can proudly say that I am finally happy with who I am and I can finally say that I love myself. I am constantly staying positive and constantly reminding...
    Fifimeow Fifimeow 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 7

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    Okay..I believe some of you probably have reads my last(and first) story. so...I have say it,I want to become a nun. But before you think that i was a Bible freak, I'm not used to...
    Karin2323 Karin2323 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    Well it's not in order but the things that make me happy is my mom, music, my car, swimming, sushi, my dog, watching movies, going out, stuff like that makes me happy
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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