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I Am Trying to Become Positive

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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

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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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    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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    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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    I have to try and feel better

    and look and things in a new way. Here's hoping!
    Idekw Idekw 18-21, F 5 Responses May 26

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    So far, no side effects and I'm on day three. I have the app called MediSafe referred from my long distant in Chicago. I met him on The Experience Project (here) and I've been...
    TorchPlus TorchPlus 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 21

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    I've learned that happiness is what you make it. If you want to be happy, then be happy. Suppress negative thoughts and encourage positive ones. Cut off unhealthy friendships...
    DrunkGiraffe DrunkGiraffe 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results. Willie Nelson
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    You know what, I like to be real, I love cutting out all the rubbish and getting to the route of the problem, I used to be the kind of woman that would suppress so many emotions...
    pristee88 pristee88 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    So I have been positive since July 17th of this year and I finally, today, on December 5th, have gotten an appointment with the hiv specialist on December 19th. I walked in today...
    justkeepswimming89 justkeepswimming89 22-25, M 4 Responses Dec 5

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    I try to practice mindfulness. I go for walks, but I'm in tears after fifteen minutes from the pain in my joints. I focus on my breathing, but my chest feels tight; I can't get...
    SimiRayea SimiRayea 22-25, T 4 Responses Nov 21

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    Please break me from these chains in my head holding me back always worrying thinking negative. I want to be positive and move forward.
    111gadafy 111gadafy 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 24

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    Hi everyone,my name is Karin,I'm Asian and I'm 15 years old. Let me share you a little about my experience,about how finally i want and choose to become a nun. I was once a...
    Karin2323 Karin2323 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Im trying to be strong cause I just went to the doctors to get my tumor removed but there are bad things that can happen if it goes wrong even death. But I am going to stay...
    lealea12234 lealea12234 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    i used to love this, it was a safe place for me to share my experiences without fearing judgment. i got help from various anonymous people and felt like i could always come here...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27 16-17, F Nov 20

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    I feel angry most of time. Whenever I see something is going wrong or someone is trying to do bad things whether that is to me or to other then I feel so much angry then it makes...
    Simplegirlstory Simplegirlstory 22-25, F Nov 26

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    I honestly believe that the world is a much better place than it ever has been before in human history. And I believe that it will continue to grow into a world where all people...
    RunninWitThaDevil RunninWitThaDevil 22-25, M 12 Responses 6 days ago

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    I feel he's hoping I'll become "less" again without my depression "It was so good before" he says with confusion and the sober sadness of a stranger, my sensitive ears instead hear...
    Mandy0111 Mandy0111 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    i want to become werewolf to much! I want to be wild and free...I don't know why..but I just believe in them.. many of you will see they aren't real! but they are.. and there's...
    WolfGirl5555 WolfGirl5555 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I wonder how can I stay so positive and optimistic about my status. I don't understand why some people find it hard to accept their statuses like I have mine. I refuse to...
    Anon2710 Anon2710 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    All thought, good and bad, is creative and tends to lead to a material thing. That is why we must learn to be more positive. The environment and all the experiences in life are the...
    NivyaSurani NivyaSurani 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    The world is too filled with misery and hate. Yes, it is naïve to believe making a single person’s day better with a genuine compliment, a smile, whatever - will change the...
    morea morea 22-25, F Nov 22

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    Try things out. experiment. Break from your routine. When you do things the same way at the same time every day your senses become dulled. The more sensitive we become, the more...
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F Nov 24

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    Naturally I'm quite positive and try to be happy, but man this job is getting me down! Being constantly exhausted, stressed and underpaid does terrible things to happy people :s
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F Nov 25

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    this year has been full of hardship for me,yet its been life changing..I get lonely a lot but I try to think good positive thoughts. I work come home and hang with my dog who is an...
    Duke87 Duke87 26-30, M 5 Responses Nov 28

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    I would go back to November 2013 when my brother was still here. We just had thanksgiving at my house and played Xbox 360. It was the best day ever. I miss him terribly. I wish I...
    blackjack1808 blackjack1808 31-35, M 6 Responses Nov 30

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    Positive - I watched part of the movie Frozen with someone who really likes the movie a lot. Positive 2 - I talked to someone about their fun vacation - they went south and got...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    For the first time after taking my meds in under a month I completely forgot about them, lol. But thanks to the Medisafe app it quickly reminded me and took them immediately. I'm...
    Anon2710 Anon2710 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 3

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    You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to powerful, positive, life-changing content and by associating with encouraging and hope...
    sleyblakes sleyblakes 22-25 Dec 3

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    I am the heaviest I have ever been hitting the scale at 224. According to the BMI chart I think I'm supposed to be 130. I couldn't even imagine myself at 130 but I don't want to be...
    Nennie86 Nennie86 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 4

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    Smile regardless, laugh regardless, and have fun regardless. Positive thoughts will forever outweigh the negative ones. The sun will shine, through the dark clouds, and thunder...
    SecretEscape SecretEscape 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 4

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    I'm not really sure what I'm doing here. What I'm supposed to be learning or teaching, or getting out of this new turn in life. I think of turning around sometimes, because this is...
    EyzofBlue EyzofBlue 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    I don't know why so many people think I'm a positive person. Honestly I'm not. I'm really skeptical and more often see the glass half empty. Or I just don't see the glass at all...
    ttbridge ttbridge 36-40, F Dec 8

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    i just realise am positive 16 days ago and this month on 24th it will be my birthday and it will be so unique just because it will be my first bithday to celebrate knowing am...
    sly15 sly15 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Umm.. So it was beautiful, ofcourse at the start, as every relationship is.. but very soon at the initial stage she lost my trust. Not love, I just stopped trusting her but I didn...
    mak2512 mak2512 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    Over the year, I met a woman who would soon become my best friend. We shared everything together. We were inseparable at one point. Then, we started dating. And I soon learned what...
    Wanderlord Wanderlord 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    As much as I want to, there's something inside me holding me back and whispering in my ear that the pain I'm going through right now is good. It scolds me when I eat more than a...
    SammiSakura SammiSakura 13-15, F Nov 17

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    Hello to all! I brought my wife home from the hospital yesterday and we are getting along better than we have for a while. Hopefuly, this is the positive shift we have needed!
    wilhelm82d wilhelm82d 36-40, M Nov 20

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    Yeah, and NOT for the better. Every time I had a positive attitude about something, it turned to **** in a hurry. I'll stick to either realism or pessimism, thanks. At least I'll...
    Starrkya Starrkya 18-21, F Nov 22

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    Reading nourishes the mind. It is very effective especially before sleep that helps to stop thinking about work and other bothering things. Eventually, good sleep helps double to...
    nissan124 nissan124 22-25, M Nov 24

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    One way to fly ! is to accept every thing what ever that comes in our way. When there are no hard feelings or soft feelings attached to the actions, it is very easy to handle the...
    nissan124 nissan124 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 24

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