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I Am Going to Find Happiness

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    Find It Here......

    This man: http://www.barryneilkaufman.com has taught me how to be happy from within myself just by deciding to be happy and NOT unhappy. It's a choice! I spent most of my life expecting or waiting for happiness to arrive from outside of me. There is reason for this which goes...
    jimrich jimrich 70+, M Jan 28, 2011

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    It's Time

    I've learned many lessons, and lived many hardships, and I've grown and evolved, and even blossomed as a result.I'm ready to be open to happiness :-)
    rockyj rockyj 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2011

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    I`m Finding It Always...

    I think one of the things that holds us back from finding happiness is feeling sorry for ourselves. Feeling like we don`t deserve to be happy, feeling like we can`t be happy, or feeling like we have never been happy. Someone once said, "Some people believe they don`t derserve...
    Janno158 Janno158 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2011

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    Im On the Quest

     im on a quest to find some sort of happiness in each day ... no matter how big or small im looking for it ...  I want to achieve inner peace and comfort in myself not other people and i dont want to be around any one who is gonna knock me down ... im working towards my...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2007

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    People And Places

    People and places Places I go Work Library Apartment Take a walk Run errands Go to the bank Go to the mal Take the bus Things I talk about The weather Work Movies Music News Sports TV shows Politics Movie Stars President
    Peter123 Peter123 46-50, M Nov 5, 2013

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    And I Will Never Stop

    During the sadness, I knowI have to educate myself againJust as I have to learn to read and writeI know I am going to find happiness againAnd I will never stop , only the day I die.
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses Jun 24, 2012

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    Happiness Lies Within

    The very purpose of our life is happiness in order to achieve happier days happier weeks happier family,happier human community .....we should pay more attention to inner development dalai lama How true is this quote its one of my Fav quotes It helps when your feeling lost or a...
    didda didda 41-45, F Apr 15, 2012

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    This Will Put You On The Right Path To Eternal Bliss.........

    In a nut shell a girl dies, is taken to hell and heaven by the Lord Jesus Christ.She is shown Pope John Paul II, Michael Jackson & children as young as 8.It is easier to share the story on a video and to get your attention........Please watch from 48.30 for profound bits and to...
    childofgod74 childofgod74 36-40, M Apr 15, 2012

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    You Try So Hard to Make Someone Else Happy, You Forget About You...

    My girlfriend and I recently split up after over 5 years. Of course I am lost, confused, and lonely. I am not sure if miss her or the idea of her. I am not as hurt as I thought I would. For the longest time I was so afraid of losing her, and I thought my life would be over if...
    changingeveryday changingeveryday 21-25, M 3 Responses Aug 27, 2007

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    Found It!

    one day a woman searching for happiness told her village "I am going out into the world to search for complete happiness" decades passed when finally she returned wearily to her village they cried with joy at her return she just cried...suffering the lesson that happiness...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 10, 2010

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    Unrealized Satisfaction

    I have come to the conclusion that being happy means never being completely satisfied. It is our unknown potential that fills us with satisfaction. It is the hunger for more that drives men to the best and worst of all places.
    Ometz Ometz 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 4, 2010

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    Happiness Has Found Me - Not Today However

    I usually don't have to look for happieness. It usually finds me. I need to remember that, today.
    Peter123 Peter123 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 23, 2011

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    I need 2 things for total happiness; a purpose

    that makes me want to leap out of bed in the morning, and a lover that makes me want to leap back in at night.
    wise2L8 wise2L8 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2013

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    She has never felt so far away and I have never felt more alone, than tonight. I wish that I could find hope in something else, but I never have been able to. The loneliness is...
    InsaneDane InsaneDane 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 12

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    Happiness is hard to find but once you feel like its in your hands, endure it all you can and live greatly up to it.
    ohangela ohangela 13-15, F Feb 14

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    Struggling with having no friends. I try to do things alone but I would love to have someone always there a bestfriend maybe. Someone to laugh with and have nights out, and even to...
    ximperfectangel ximperfectangel 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 13

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    The sheer stupidity of psychobabble and useless mind games that people work up to try to explain how to have peace of mind, happiness, or self worth. I still see it daily online...
    Ajushi Ajushi 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    My parents tell me I'm ugly because I'm fat. They say I won't ever get married because of that. Marriage is a big deal in my community and society, and I'm a disgrace to them. I...
    RH17 RH17 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 9

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    Don't fight with a person who doesn't even deserve the honor of being your adversary.
    AlphaLion AlphaLion 22-25, M Feb 10

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    Try to ask yourself what is really important and then have the courage to build your life around your answer.
    cat20079 cat20079 36-40, M 6 Responses Feb 16

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    Two days ago, on my way to stock up my "life sustenance", I helped an old man who just had knee surgery, having a hard time crossing the street to his house. It was cold, snowing...
    Darnguyen Darnguyen 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 20

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    I used to be 52 days clean of cutting. But last night I broke that. I can't seem to go very long without self harming. I can't be happy.
    letsrunawayyy letsrunawayyy 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    i cut myself last night, i couldnt handle all the pressure, i broke.
    lollipoponastick lollipoponastick 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    Happiness is best achieved through living an ethical life. A good life is a happy life. Good relations and taking responsibility not only make a happy life possible; they are...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 11 hrs ago

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    Amid the hustle and bustle of everyday life, remain calm and remember that peace can be found in silence. Treat every one with kindness, even those who may not treat you the same...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    What is wrong with me? I feel so empty and dark. It's like so what that I have a boyfriend. He works overnight every night and I am alone. Yes, I have somewhere to live. FOR THAT I...
    minnieadams minnieadams 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Happiness has always been the main factor behind everything I do: getting an education, working to make money, going to the gym - all this effort was put in in order to have...
    LisaSV LisaSV 22-25, M Feb 9

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    IT's Here. YOURS "for the taking". Just Accept and Believe that, by Pleasing ME, You will Find in doing so YOUR OWN HAPPINESS. Sadly, TOO MANY!! females Want Things THEIR Way. A...
    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 Feb 18

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    What irritates me with the mindset of people today is the entitlement to happiness. Over and over I see people acting in blatant disregard of the impact of their actions on others...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Under Construction: The Sign I Wear Mentally! A famous psychologist (His name is Phil.) talks about the fact that we all have pivotal points in our lives; crossroads, where we can...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't know if he loves me. Could be some. I know it's not enough. Not enough to care if he hurts me, alienates me, drives me away. I think it's sad. I'm confused by the person he...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Feb 17

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    But, my happiness is about to explode. I'm going to be partaking in things ridiculously pleasurable. And if I was religious, at all, I'd be certain I was about to have a huge huge...
    prettyprude prettyprude 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Dear World, I am aware that there is no such thing as 'true love', that happiness comes through hard work, and that for most, the harsh reality of 'settling down' is just another...
    buzzingbee buzzingbee 26-30, F Feb 16

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    What is this euphoria about being happy everywhere? Sometimes I wonder what will make me happy? And then , after a lot of introspection, I reached the conclusion that Happiness is...
    celestialsoul celestialsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    I have now given up seeking happiness in external factors may they be people or things. Everything external ultimately fail you because nothing is forever. If you rely on yourself...
    Rheasdream Rheasdream 36-40, F Feb 9

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    Years ago this important question would soon pave a clearer understanding and journey towards the pursuit of a Meaningful life and Happiness. What is Happiness? Doing something...
    livefreeloveall livefreeloveall 31-35, M Feb 10

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    Happiness just can't be compared or measured. Happiness is all around. Just go for it.
    85maverick 85maverick 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    Why is it so hard to find people to talk to on here?
    CassieVargas CassieVargas 18-21, T 12 hrs ago

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    Well, I often find myself lost and bored All The TIME. But when That happens i put on my headphones and listen to music and it feels right. But i take the headphones out, it all...
    ZeldaNerd ZeldaNerd 13-15, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Life is always changing. No matter how you try to keep it stagnant, it will evolve. I realize that life is about finding the beauty and lesson in all things.
    Outmyshell Outmyshell 31-35, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Its true, I've always had a bit of a self esteem issue....and can be quite critical of myself, with the last serious relationship I had....my ex boyfriend said I was the ideal...
    sexygirl39 sexygirl39 41-45, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    No one else can make you happy, that's up to you. No career or ither person can bring you satisfaction if you are dussatusfied with yourself. Happy or unhappy, fulfilled or...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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