I Am Trying To Stay Positive

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 168 People

    i love being an optimistic person

    and making people smile, but when I'm alone at night is when i break down and realize I'm not as happy as i make myself to be.
    completemess completemess
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 25, 2014

    I am finding it hard to stay positive about

    life in general. as time goes on I am beginning to see the negatives and the darker sides to life and I don't like it
    poppycorner poppycorner
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Mar 27, 2014

    I'm trying to stay on the happy path.

    Things get really overwhelming for me sometimes, and it gets hard for me to manage it all. I think I just stress out too easily. I broke my 8 day negativity streak today. I haven't been doing too well with staying positive, but today was a better day. Things have to get worse...
    thisgirl92 thisgirl92
    22-25, F
    Jun 22, 2014

    My dad is still sick.

    It's been over two weeks now. So far, it hasn't progressed into anything too serious - no hospital visits yet - but I'm still stuck in a constant state of worry. Although, "worry" is basically my default mindset, so it's not like I'm not used to it. Every time he gets sick...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 14

    I've been having these moments every evening

    when everyone I care to talk to has gone to bed and I don't really have the energy to do anything but for some reason I hate the idea of going to bed. It's almost 10pm and I could totally go to bed right now but instead I'm sitting here at my computer confused and wanting for...
    Holdontothefire Holdontothefire
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 17

    im not good at this but im trying.

    so much is going on but it has to be. my negativity is too much. im finally seeing how bad ive behaved. i know not everything thats happening is about me but im going to take advantage of this to try jump on my issues. if my friends still want me, i want to be better able...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    Oct 18, 2015

    It does not matter how much you try to stay

    positive,,,, but the people around you have more impact on your behavior for staying to be positive!!!!!!!!
    EmptyError EmptyError
    26-30, M
    Jul 2, 2014

    As we all age, staying positive seems to become

    a more and more difficult thing to do. Every day that passes by is just another day closer to our death, so why wouldn't people be negative about that? In this world of actual misery, people have to do things to occupy their time here on Earth to make them happy, and prevent...
    thisgirl92 thisgirl92
    22-25, F
    Jun 13, 2014

    I'm so stressed out with all this stuff on my

    plate and trying really hard to stay positive about everything but it's so hard.
    JodyValero JodyValero
    22-25, M
    1 Response May 14, 2015
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