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I Am Trying to Become Positive

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 166 People

    I Do Try.......

    I have bouts of being positive ...it does help. Trouble occurs when after your best efforts, life goes all wrong again, negativity sets in and its hard to remember to think positively, let alone do it. I may as well try again though, even if I can't have what I want or reach any...
    lostbird lostbird 51-55, F 6 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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    Today is the first day of the rest of my life.

    I am going to remember the happy good positive person I was before I met him and I am no longer going to let him drag me Dow to his level. I am better than that. I am good. I have lots of love to offer and I am not going to let his incapacity to receive love or treat me...
    cailinAlainn cailinAlainn 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 1, 2014

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    One Step At A Time

    I used to not be positive at all. I have been praying and working on changes within me. That is where it starts. I don't want my inside to be ugly because then it will relflect my outside. But for sometime I have been postive. But I have been balanced. My husband says that I am...
    iamchanging iamchanging 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 25, 2010

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    Positive

    Positive, I try to be, Not always easy, Still, I try, Doesn't always work.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 24, 2012

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    Almost There?

    When I first signed up with EP I was depressed,full of anxiety,but I see the horizon.  My mind still races,but i go with flow. I dont beat myself up. Im learning to accept,love,and be confident, not just for me,but my 5 beautiful children.  I look in the mirror,and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 17, 2010

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    Lol I'm trying to change my life away from this

    hole I've dug myself into... But I can't do it all at once. I've never been good at organizing, so I'd like it if someone could help me! If you message me I'd gladly give the list of things I'm trying to improve in my life and you could give opinions... Thanks... XD By the way...
    MonkeyGirl0909 MonkeyGirl0909 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Is It Worth It?

    I have always tried to think the best of everyone and everything. However, when I do think positive, it seems nothing ever turns out, so tell me, why even bother? I feel like I might as well be smashing my head against a wall, in expecting anything to turn out a good way. If...
    snowlady snowlady 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2009

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    Take A Sad Song and Make It Better

    Well, I'm not going to lie... A lot of the choices I have made in my life have not exactly been the best; they've cost me things like my dignity, my pride, my sense of self worth & unfortunately, have altered the very way I see myself when I look into the mirror every morning...
    LieutenantSnuggles LieutenantSnuggles 18-21, F Feb 9, 2013

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    I have to try and feel better

    and look and things in a new way. Here's hoping!
    Idekw Idekw 18-21, F 4 Responses May 26, 2014

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    Trying Is The Operative Word

    I have had a rough road to travel for about 3 years now. I won't go into detail, but due to things beyond my control, I have become trapped in a town I hate, with no prospects for work or friendships. I have no family, and the one person in the world who cares about me is doing...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 7 Responses Feb 28, 2011

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    After All The Rain U See The Sun Come Out Again

    i cant believe i believed everything we had would last, i was so in love and innocent i thought she was from u past. it was silly of me to think of one day having u kids, i cried a lot when you family said u was fake, was hard very hard i cried a lot but now im strong and i...
    thenewmisslunallena thenewmisslunallena 22-25, F Nov 16, 2010

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    No matter what life throws my way, I am always going to be grateful and positive.I believe in looking for the positive in every situation.  I refuse to get depressed or let...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 12 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    1. I asked someone that I normally wouldn't ask for help and received positive results. 2. My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed hanging out with new friends, surrounding a bonfire...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    06/07/2015 - 10:27PM I'm trying so hard to stay positive and to banish those negative thoughts of my mind.. I can't do this by my own. Not when my family is treating me like I've...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Hard to say anything really positive today but I would still try : 1. Had a nice run in the morning 2. A cute guy kept checking me out in the escalator 3. Not feeling tired...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Finally off again for day 6 of positive posts. Cried out old hurts that gather about in the soul like dust. Going swimming and to the dentist tomorrow. Bedtime, I shall sleep...
    jaymepopejoy jaymepopejoy 56-60, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I focus on the negative, and i blame the fact that im negative on my mental illness (bipolar) and my health issue (low testosterone). but the truth is, i have forgotten how to be...
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Being positive is a choice!! I choose to be positive because I want positive results. I get easily frustrated with people who wallow in self pity, seriously suck it up buttercup...
    Plaincountrygirl Plaincountrygirl 36-40, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    05/07/2015 - 9pm I was fine. I was fine yesterday. And I knew something bad will happen. I knew it deep down. Because I don't feel happy only because I'm going to feel pain later...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    What to put here today. One positive was already posted today. Hunt another. Tried to cheer up by going to cicis pizza buffet. That was crime againt pizza lovers. So what...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    I want to be the positive role model that I wish I had (if that makes sense).
    PinksTheNewBlack PinksTheNewBlack 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Even though my friends know I'm going through a lot of **** I'm still really positive. Your first impression of me would probably " a cherry girl". It's good to be positive, it...
    OtsanaWolf3344 OtsanaWolf3344 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I noticed that I'm seriously attractive to happy positive people right off the bat and I can't help it. All my crushes and best friends have been really happy nice people :)
    ApplesAreYummy1 ApplesAreYummy1 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    They said ''avoid people who are negative''... As far as I would like to stay positive, sometimes, there's really some days that no matter how much you want to stay positive you...
    19chum 19chum 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    What to put here when gunshot mad. What to say when disgusted with yall. Oh. Disability pay came. And i gave some to seth. So yall helped seth help me After yall...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    Things have been tough. I can't lie to myself anymore. Aside from my mother in law offering her two cents where it's definitely not needed... I've decided that getting married may...
    thejoneses thejoneses 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    If we are surrounded by positive people , our life becomes much easier. Nice people motivated each other. They care about each other and are genuine too.
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    DAY SEVENTY SIX1- writing positives while crying2- learnt a good lesson today, but will certainly make the same mistake again3- got a treat for my children4- had lunch with George5...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 46-50, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I feel like the universe is trying to tell me something. I'm 21 years old man. I have recently finished college. I feel like my life has no meaning to me. I'm very confident person...
    momolegend momolegend 18-21, M 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Inhale goodness and exhale all the bullcrap.. all that matters is being positive amongst all the negativity this world dumps on us each and every day. Learn to let go, learn to...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Being HIV Positive doesn't define me, or make me any less of a person. Being HIV Positive, is a life sentence but the virus is manageable. I was diagnosed with HIV August 20, 2014...
    PozlifeD PozlifeD 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've been bullied with nobody to defend me, I've lost friends who said they would be there for me, and I've been used by a girl I liked for material things only for her friend to...
    Thalassophobic Thalassophobic 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    First of July. Since it's a new month. I decided, I'm going to try to stay positive (as much as I can) and I'm going to "try" to defeat depression. Trying not to give up. 12:42Pm...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    SEVENTY FOUR1- hugged with my postman2- had lunch at the pub3- Archibald is here for me,,as other friends4- I am trying to be a good mum
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I was reading a book, and something I had read made me stop, close the book, and become deeply sad. I kept thinking about the passage I had just read. I thought about the author...
    wanderquietly wanderquietly 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    DAY 1 I can't think of three positive things to write about but I'm still smiling and laughing so it'll be okay will try again tomorrow.
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I am having a difficult time with this today. I'm having this couple day stretch of feeling incredibly anxious and overwhelmed. Like a storm is just brewing deep in my belly. The...
    loveandlight29 loveandlight29 26-30, F Jun 26

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    positive vibes #929: start your day off with positive thinking http://img.pandawhale.com/72017-bill-and-Ted-excellent-gif-JLyQ.jpeg
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F Jun 26

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    I found out I'm positive when I had my blood test on April 2015 and I started my med two weeks ago in June 2015. My cd 4 was 448 and viral load was 58k. Doctor suggested me to...
    sunkist87 sunkist87 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    For me it's really the positive part. See, when I look at myself, I gotta say that optimism is one of my most strongest qualities, but that is a whole world away from positivity. I...
    spark16 spark16 26-30, M Jun 25

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