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I Am Going to Find Happiness

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 235 People

    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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    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 66-70, M Jan 28, 2011

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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 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 27, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 10 Responses Jun 24, 2012

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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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    Related Experiences

    I'm 26with two kids trying to find happiness other then my kids..Idk I guess looking for my soulmate.. but its hard to find someone that doesn't mind me having 2 kids..my friends...
    swann89 swann89 26-30, F 10 Responses Apr 13

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    Recently (well, 2 months ago) my ex left me for some unknown reason. At first I was extremely cheesed off (trying to keep this for all ages :P ), she wouldn't tell me why, wouldn't...
    JonnySlackMallon JonnySlackMallon 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 21

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    Moreso within myself then maybe i can appreciate my on and off partner's love. Some say having children changes you but i feel like that will make a complex situation worse...
    Lolitta2014 Lolitta2014 26-30, F Apr 26

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    I have been having problems with myself. And that has led to other problems. I grew up in such a terrible home. I grew up to be a contradicting person that is under developed and...
    xxRaindrop xxRaindrop 18-21, M Apr 7

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    today was such a great day. just because of the weather. it was dark cloudy and rainy. then like struggling happiness in the middle of a depressed storm the day brightens up and...
    ember23 ember23 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    hey im gay but not obvious pls no hate. i think im a lost soul trying to find my better half, i havent been in a romantic relationship for 21 years, yeah im single since birth. i...
    BuenRoed BuenRoed 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 25

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    I have the feeling I'll be trying (and failing) for a long, long time...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 6

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    So me checks everywhere. http://youtu.be/UtBsl3j0YRQ
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 7

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    I'm still looking in the wrong places. He just always seems to say the wrong things, whether it's an accident or purposefully, I just don't know anymore. I do all I can, and it...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    When you low key fall super hard for someone... I met Emma about a month ago and we started taking, flirting, and hanging out.We both agreed that we didn't want a relationship at...
    leotaylor leotaylor 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Farewell to you and the youth I have spent with you. It was but yesterday we met in a dream. You have sung to me in my aloneness, and I of your longings have built a tower in the...
    Forget2Trust Forget2Trust 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    But the world is a *****.
    shortfry3 shortfry3 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 15

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    "Must've been a place so dark, you couldn't feel the light reaching for you through that stormy cloud. Now here we are gathered in our little home town. This can't be the way you...
    HisMsLane HisMsLane 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    best line I've heard in a while............. "I don't care how fat you think you are, you are beautiful to me"... awwww
    mrsskayl mrsskayl 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 26

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    Found it, the pizza box was just in the freezer by accident
    Emenem123 Emenem123 13-15, F Apr 27

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    I need to know, what makes me happy, and what doesn't..
    StevieOakley14 StevieOakley14 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    why there is always required more time to change our condition :(
    prashuk1996 prashuk1996 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Emotional abuse... You always tell yourself when your young, "I will never let anyone treat me bad,"- "I will never be THAT girl." - "I will always stand up for what I believe in...
    URBeautiful88 URBeautiful88 18-21, F Apr 8

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    I feel so lost.. Been searching for happiness but can't find it.. Where and how can you find real happiness? And peace of mind?
    Gayle0311 Gayle0311 26-30, F Apr 16

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    Hey you ,beautiful person.The most beautiful people are really those with the most beautiful hearts.Thanks for taking yr time to chat or hang out with me .I couldn't wish for...
    birdsrestingonabranch birdsrestingonabranch 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Does anyone know what it is? I am still looking for it. I'm happy with my life. I can say that my life is okay. I can possibly get what I want. When I wanna eat pizza I can...
    venusaquila venusaquila 18-21, F Apr 27

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    Personally I find it wrong that "society" (for lack of a better term that remains broad enough) promotes the idea of "fortune through misfortune" because not everyone has a fairy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 20

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    I've tried twice before and I don't know why I didn't succeed. Some would say it was divine intervention and that it wasn't my time, or that deep down I know I dont want to die...
    NihilSineNefas NihilSineNefas 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 20

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    I really want to find my soul mate and unlock pure happiness but I'm feeling hopeless.
    hellokitty206 hellokitty206 18-21 a week ago

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    Choose happiness! No matter what life throws at you, choose to be happy. Depending on the situation, taking time aside to grief is good for the healing process, but not too much...
    LorenFlower LorenFlower 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Every day, I've been struggling, I hold out hope for a better tomorrow, and I try my best to make other's happy, I try to live a life without strife, drama, or reckless abandon. I...
    Edg3Runn3r Edg3Runn3r 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 26

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    Happiness, describes happiness as having three parts: pleasure, engagement, and meaning. Pleasure is the “feel good” part of happiness. Engagement refers to living a “good...
    birdsrestingonabranch birdsrestingonabranch 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    We fall in love and end up falling down. First time falling, feels like floating in heaven. Second time falling, feels like all hell broke loose and comes the waterworks. I just...
    iamprefect iamprefect 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Tomorrow we are going to have our last talk before you leave. We remembered all our memories today and I loved it. I'm happy now because I have disclosed my each and every feeling...
    lovemylife2210 lovemylife2210 26-30, F Apr 20

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    since i was a person who ask and interrogate everything that happened to my life, i finally found the answer to my happiness. a was broken hearted and it hurts so much. i almost...
    moonriver99 moonriver99 22-25, F Apr 7