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I Am Happy to Be Alive

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    No matter what I'm going through.

    . the good, bad and ugly, the pain... I'm happy to be alive and see my loved ones..
    SlimKellington SlimKellington 22-25, F May 16

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    Pleasure and Pain Loss and Gain Praise and Blame Fame and Disgrace.

    Those 8 feelings constantly pooling us in different directions, causing suffering. They are also known as eight worldly dharmas, or 8 worldly concerns.  Getting what you want, and avoiding getting what you do not want. Wanting (instant) happiness, and not wanting unhappiness...
    thewayIam thewayIam 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2011

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    Happy Days

    I met this lovely person who seems to enjoy just spending time with me. I realized I don't have to fill the empty space in conversation just for the sake moving my lips. I found someone that can kiss my soul just by being near. It is nice having a friend and a lover at the same...
    GentlemanTony GentlemanTony 36-40, M Jul 1, 2011

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    I didn't always enjoy life.

    There was a time when just being alive hurt so much, it seemed pointless to stay that way. But I could see the way my suicide would break apart my family, that nothing would be the same for them again, and I couldn't do that to them. So I put it off, until I didn't want to kill...
    consistentshift consistentshift 18-21, F May 16

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    Happy to Be Alive

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    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F Jan 9, 2009

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    Oh Yeah

    But that's only until proof surfaces that there is something better than this.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 9, 2011

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    I'm Glad Those Pills Didn't Work...

    I used to be suicidal. But now I'm a mom, and I can't imagine my life any different than it is right now. Granted, it could be a little bit better, but I'm thankful for what I have, especially my son! 
    WinterEvolett WinterEvolett 18-21, T 1 Response Feb 11, 2009

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    All Cried Out

    Ok, so maybe I screwed up my testimony yesterday.  That may have costed me.  But I woke up and realized that I am just happy to be alive and watch my children play for another day
    Neveah Neveah 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2008

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    Hit like if you feel alive

    and happy. Cox they dont last forever :)
    aliakhtar17 aliakhtar17 18-21, M Aug 14

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    Sharing Experiences

    Hi, my name is Matt Storer, I'm an artist studying at Loughborough University and I need people to share their stories for my work.My work is about human behaviour and how we all interact through different outlets, needless to say this part of my work is from the point of the...
    mattstorer mattstorer 18-21, M Oct 15, 2011

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    I Am Free ...

    am I ? 
    thewayIam thewayIam 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2011

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    At This Moment, I Am Happy to Be Alive..

     I am not usually this happy. About three hours ago, I was on here, feeling alone and depressed. I am 14, and my moods are never average. They are either very high, or very low. It's a bit hard sometimes. I am happy for a reason that would probably sound very simple...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 9, 2009

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    Survivor

    I fought my way to this time and placeBlood and tears and painA challenge every dayTo learn to move with and within this battered bodyTo find pride in my scarsAnd bruisesAnd woundsA battle waged for freedomThat I wonNo victory ever could be sweeter
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Dec 3, 2011

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    Death

    Each one of us is a Universe.  Driving to work today in the dark, white lines visible as they come rushing toward me and disappear under the car.  Dark shadow of my hand on the dark shadow of the wheel, moving back an forth with the rhytum of the road.  Shadows and light, the...
    Leporid Leporid 56-60, M Aug 26, 2011

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    Life Update

    October 15th 2011 LIFE UPDATE I know I haven’t been consistent with EP this year, but don't worry, I haven’t forgotten about my dear friends who were with me through hard times :] Hmm, let's see. I'm in my JR. Year at CC. I will be done with all of my General Studies by...
    Elysiaaa Elysiaaa 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 15, 2011

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    Life Is A Gift - Just Live It :)

    #1Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more. ~ Anthony Robbins#2I look at life as a gift of God. Now that he wants it back I have no right to complain. ~ Joyce Cary#3Maxim for life: You get treated in...
    thewayIam thewayIam 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 27, 2011

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    Good Morning!

    Life's good so far. My only worried aren't so big, I'll get there eventually. As my habibi says, "Take it day by day." Eventually I'll accomplish all those things I want to do. In the mean time, I'll just focus I the now. I shouldn't be too worried about my life, I'm alive...
    habibihayati habibihayati 18-21, F Oct 15, 2013

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    Alive!

    I won't lie, im happy to be alive and doing good at the moment. I mean anything is better than being dead right?, right. And you should be happy too  life is moving fast and we're just going for the ride.~The End~  
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Nov 5, 2012

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    Being Grateful

    Isn't it funny, in a sad sort of way, how often we get so mired down in every day depressions like bills, job, responsibilities and such until we forget just how lucky we are to be alive? It can take something as simple as anaphylatic shock, a sever car wreck or as in my...
    peanutbrittle peanutbrittle 46-50, F 2 Responses May 29, 2008

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    One of the Lucky Ones

    i know now, that i am meant to be here onthis earth for a reason.. i just finished my last rounds of testing.. and all my tests were negative... there is definately a higher power... there is not a chance in the world that i should have walked away from the lifestyle i was...
    angeldevon angeldevon 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 21, 2008

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    Yup

    Because being alive rules!! I love it so much. Life has its ups and downs, but when you focus on the ups, you just soar!!!
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 1, 2008

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    ^_^

    Thanks for give me peace Thanks for giving me pleasure Thanks for giving me air to breath Thanks for the good health Thanks for giving me couple of trusted friends and caring family Thanks for giving me the right to choose Thanks for the good memories Thanks for giving me...
    jalanyanglurus jalanyanglurus 18-21, F Nov 23, 2013

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    imperfectedsoul imperfectedsoul 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    The floors must remain dirty for the time being, because I am dancing again. I have nothing but my panties on and a tank top that, covers just enough to leave something to the...
    Seekinghappiness777 Seekinghappiness777 36-40, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I feel guilty for being alive. I feel guilty for being able to breath and walk and talk. I feel guilty for ruining my parents lives by being born. I wish they never met and got...
    sewshow sewshow 18-21 Aug 6

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    Still breathing, and today, I am happy to be. Here's hoping that "happy to be alive" feeling lasts. Sometimes, it doesn't. O.O
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am very lucky to be alive. Have you ever been happy you had a flat tier? Well I was on May 25th, 1979 on my way to the airport, and I missed my flight. It was American Airlines...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T 1 Response Jul 29

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    Hi guys, I'm not a member of the group but how do you guys stay happy? :( I can never stay happy for more than a few minutes. I'm just sad almost all the time. Please give me...
    emoscreamo101 emoscreamo101 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I want to make you happy, I want to make everything happy but sometimes I just can't give you what you want and I'm so sorry about that
    NoraWilliams NoraWilliams 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    When I look into the sky, I imagine how I'm floating on a grain of sand through space. It's such a miracle that we even exist on a planet that's so beautiful. Thinking this way...
    Kirerhor Kirerhor 18-21 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I suppose I haven't been through enough pain. Only this time like every other time, the pain I'm experiencing is with myself. What am I even doing right now? Why am I feeling the...
    XxTINYAZNxX XxTINYAZNxX 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Things that makes me happy: Tattoos Nature Ocean Friends Animals Travel Food Sleep Feeling alive
    jcelli jcelli 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    Hi ty u everyone this is my story.my late husband died 5 months ago my 3rd husband my daughter always came home and said Marcus said hi wifey he has been wanting me for years.when...
    happyandconfussed happyandconfussed 36-40, F 19 hrs ago

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    Your Thoughts Create Your World..."Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be." ~~ Abraham Lincoln ~~Wishing you happiness that you, yourself, bring into...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 6 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Its a challenge to stay positive. I want to start a new life. I want to be happy.
    Workoutguy720 Workoutguy720 26-30, M 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Hey guys, I know some of you are facing difficult times, and I did too, but now I feel better and I want you to do so. So here is a list of things to do to love life! -AVOID sad...
    kladitor kladitor 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I am alive and that's enough for me! Air giving me oxygen for living! When I am lonely, my heart speak with me! I started my own story, so I want to complete it! I want to die...
    Jms04 Jms04 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    I went on holiday to spend over a week with my dad. last night after complaining about chest pains in his chest he woke me up in the middle of the night and told me to call my nan...
    pikalink pikalink 13-15, F Aug 3

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    All that matter in life is the now. This moment right here & now. Not the past, not even the future. Things can only exist in the moment, therefore we can only exist in the moment...
    Scarlett13 Scarlett13 18-21, F Jul 31

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    The doctors said they don't know how I survived my car accident I thought when I woke up in a burning car and couldn't feel my face that I would survive but I am lucky to be alive...
    ChandlerTitus1 ChandlerTitus1 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    I tried killing myself last year, which led me to a small coma. Everyone thought I'd be dead, but ****. I'm alive and typing this out.
    MacabreCannibal MacabreCannibal 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 12

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    I dislike talking about this sort of thing. I suppose it is because it makes me feel weak, I don't know. I have not felt right since I was really little. I have been anxious...
    jord4567 jord4567 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I don't know why but I rather people hurt me just not the people I know, sometimes people I hate. It's weird. I also rather them be happy than myself be happy. I just want the best...
    Jdalgara14344 Jdalgara14344 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    Happiness is just a feeling. It cannot be measured in quantitative terms so it's really difficult to measure the level of happiness and hence also very difficult to certify that...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I pretend to be happy for everyone except ep. No one cares really, but it usually makes people happy when you're happy and smiling. That's all I want, for everyone to be happy.
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F Jul 23

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    Happiness is the start of a new good life...Happiness means that you are ready to forget things that happened before and your wounds are already healed... But I pretend to be...
    Achelle07 Achelle07 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am so very happy with the direction my life is going now. Finally it feels like everything is falling into place for me! There was a time in my life where everything fell apart...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Being beautiful doesn't makes me Happy. But being Happy makes me beautiful. :) :) :) :) -not narcissistic! :) I'm just Happy.
    jemdl21 jemdl21 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    "Nothing matters if you not happy" my own motto soo be happy everyone and Smile as much as you can because life is to short
    ClassicLady ClassicLady 16-17, F Jul 30

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    It's been rough but somehow I made it this far and I'm not about to give up that easily,For 14 years I hated my life, I wanted to die so badly but there was always someone that...