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I Am Trying to Become Positive

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 162 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 Responses Feb 28, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2015

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    So trying to help out a friend who's in a lot of debt and no job but wants to join the army but doesn't have the motivation to do it. I also need to get him to think more...
    AngelOfDeath92 AngelOfDeath92 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I am not a great lover of those who bemoan the fact they cannot escape from their wall of depression. Obviously it is a great step forward when you enter this virtual world and...
    Jerryattic Jerryattic 51-55, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm not always successful at this, but I truly believe that you get back what you give, so I try to put a positive spin on all the negativity, not just in my life, but in other's...
    GraesSparrow GraesSparrow 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    This past weekend, I made a bit of an affirmation that this would become a thing; thinking positively, I mean. My last year has been hard, damn hard. For the past several months, I...
    DaughterOfRain DaughterOfRain 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Let me preface this by saying I love my boyfriend, he's wonderful but not responsible or mature. I'm in a relationship where I pay for most things. If we go out, I pay, if we get...
    dashdash12 dashdash12 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    It will take me a while before I can become social again (not until next semester). Anyway I'll keep this short. Tonight was basically the first social situation I have been in...
    paulincalifornia paulincalifornia 18-21, M Feb 6

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    I am 17 and I have believed in mermaids ever since I could remember. I love reading books about them and I did watch H2O when I was younger but that isn't why I feel the need to...
    mermaidmixi mermaidmixi 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I'm used to the routine of my schedule everyday. I feel bored at some point. I say I'm happy- that's what I think I am, but I'm not really. Beyond these notions that circulates...
    Renciela Renciela 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I try to stay positive BUT I feel like I'm not allowed to. For example I am loving my job right now after leaving my other job that I had for years. I took a pay cut and less hours...
    Whatsmystory Whatsmystory 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Lentocrates778 Lentocrates778 22-25, F Feb 3

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    I'm Trying To Think Positive, but nobody will ever let me. Something always comes up to ruin my day or someone always has something negative to say, but I am going to let go and...
    butterfly1013 butterfly1013 18-21, F Feb 2

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    It seems like a lot of grownups don't respect us teenagers and think that we are spoiled rotten and only think of ourselves. That may be true for some teenagers but not for me. I...
    xtrasillygirl xtrasillygirl 13-15, F Feb 2

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    So im trying to become vegan whole heartedly feels like it lightens the soul lol and it's just overall better health wise... Are there any vegans who want to share good recipes...
    meribella meribella 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 2

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    Y'kno, I try to live my in a positive way. Do all the right things. Be happy. Smile. But...nothing really comes out that way. At times, I feel like my life was predestined to be...
    thesilentchef thesilentchef 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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    But I don't feel too positive now.I am not sure why.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 11 Responses Feb 2

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    I have had too many stresses on my mind recently and have felt incredibly overwhelmed by life. This being an adult thing is really difficult sometimes you know?This morning I as I...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 1

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    Even though I don't like to be positive, at least I'm alive and healthy. I'd love to have better numbers but I can have my meds and the strength to keep on fighting for a healthier...
    Pather2013 Pather2013 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Easier said than done though but still trying to.
    PanHead1989 PanHead1989 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 31

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    find myself laughable whilst trying to improve my vocabulary. probably used 6985368 words in the wrong context within the past 24's😂
    samanthaannemccann samanthaannemccann 16-17, F Jan 31

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    i am positive ; a sentence that everybody ought to say it daily to her/himself. Train your brain to feel positive. If you do this constantly, you will notice the great impact of...
    yogalin yogalin 31-35, F Jan 30

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    To all of you, from me. Whatever you are going through, here's positive vibes from me to you.
    ZenGrrrlLioNESS ZenGrrrlLioNESS 46-50, F 6 Responses Jan 29

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    1. I think my crush is my friend 2. I didn't fight with my mom today 3. I'm trying to think more positive.....there. That wasn't too difficult.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 28

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