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I Believe Happiness Comes From Within

we all believe that we control our happiness 2,742 People

    I'm Happy As Can Be

    I have nothing but positivity in my life. I looked at my post from when I started EP and the post I'm putting up now there has been a definite shift in my attitude. I have a new love interest and I think I'm going to ask her out.
    Janeasha Janeasha 22-25 Sep 24, 2013

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    He Loves Me....he Loves Me Not....

    Oh the guessing game of love. The awesome tingly feelingfrom your head to your feetat the very thought of him.Then the heartacheShould I have...done this?Should I have...done that?Next time...I will.And here he comes againSomeone newand that awesome tingly feelingfor sure it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 22, 2012

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    I Am Perfect In My Imperfections

    Or so my mask says anyway....
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Jun 19, 2013

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    My Life Line Examined - A Lesson For Me

    When I look at my life over the last thirty years or so from a broad perspective all I see is darkness and pain and madness. Depresson and suicidal tendencies seem to dominate it so much that they define it's character. It was such a dark and lonely time. Before I found others...
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 1 Response Jun 11, 2013

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    The going home has been bittersweet.

    .I have found myself probably more than ever....I found that all my doubts in myself were really other peoples doubts. I found that my new home in a new state is really where I BELONG :) I am thankful for my Mojo who has told me this all along....but I guess I had to visually...
    4alwaysk 4alwaysk 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    True Happiness

    "If I can just go, I will be truly happy forever!" :D Not true? You're on. True happiness is found by inspiration from the spirit. :)
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F Apr 7, 2013

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    It has taken 26 years,

    the birth of my daughter and a year of counselling but I feel like I have finally realised... Nothing external can make me happy. Everyone says it but I'm starting to actually BELIEVE It... It doesn't matter what clothes I wear, whether I have a gap in my teeth or saggy boobs...
    lisajane1987 lisajane1987 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Happiness

     I  have  read  the  following   somewhere    about  pleasure and  happiness...
    shap36 shap36 41-45, M 4 Responses Dec 28, 2012

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    Happiness

    I think back at the things that have happened in my life. I try to think of some of the happiest moments in my life. And with this I have come to a realization. I remember one of the happiest moments in my life. I was young, I was about 13 years old. Perhaps moments are just...
    Abyss25 Abyss25 22-25, M 7 Responses Jan 29, 2012

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    Some Think They Can Buy Happiness

    Happiness is there, waiting to get out. You are suppressing it. You have control of it.   Why do so many people spend so much money shopping, with the explanation that it “makes me happy”?  Why do we see so many people on ‘Shopaholic’ type of...
    DAVIDinIRELAND DAVIDinIRELAND 41-45, M 4 Responses Jun 9, 2008

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    Shoulda-woulda

    Yesterday marked the end of a 30-day challenge my yoga studio had. There was a celebration for the challengers, those that were able to complete the task, and those that have tried. It was a cold, overcast day yet we had barbecue and others brought in different kinds of party...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 30, 2012

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    What Is Happiness?

    To a very special person that I bumped into this morning, just by reading her stories! What an amazing woman!We find happiness in hard times. We find happiness in ourselves, deep inside in a dark cave where our hearts have been hiding afraid to see the light because the light...
    SexxxyLeopard SexxxyLeopard 46-50, F Jan 11, 2013

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    Happiness

    Finding happiness is like peeling an onion. Start by peeling away the layers of hate, frustrations, wants and desires and what you will have left are the things that make you happy. Learn to make these your priority in life and forget about the other distractions you currently...
    Sonmi451 Sonmi451 70+ 2 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    Fear

    "People fear because they are not living in life, but living in mind. Fear is always about what does not exist, as it is a projection of what may or may not happen. Therefore, fear is imaginary. Suffering because of something non-experiential is called insanity. Many live with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 30, 2013

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    12 Ways To Be Happy And The List Goes On:)

    1. Make up your mind to be happy. Learn to find pleasure in simple things. 2. Make the best of your circumstances. No one has everything, and everyone has something of sorrow intermingled with gladness of life. The trick is to make the laughter outweigh the tears. 3. Don't take...
    traveller139 traveller139 22-25, M 5 Responses Feb 19, 2013

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    lostCake lostCake 22-25, F Feb 13

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    I would love to say that i get it right everyday

    but I'm a work in progress.. Some days the demons of despair and sadness try to hold me but im getting better at recognising theirlies s.. Im not what they say I am.. I choose happiness...... I wont listen to their lies..... I choose to smile.. I wont let pain blind me...
    angel10111 angel10111 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 15

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    I Am Happy!

    It's just they way I am. People may look at my life and say Oh My God, you have had so much trouble, so much heartache, so much pain.  But I don't see it that way.  I love being me.  I am happy with who I am;.  I adore my life.  It is not perfect but it is mine and every day...
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2013

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    Laws Of Identity

    I came across this on the web and wanted to share it with everyone here at EP. I really hope it can be beneficial to those looking for more peace and acceptance in their life. Power on :-) (From Whitneay Vanwells)Law 1.    You have a right to feel.  It is OK to feel all of...
    wolvescry2 wolvescry2 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 15, 2012

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    Happiness

    is in the eyes of your family and friends.. nature, adrenaline, beauty.. in accomplishments, achievements, recognition... smiles, cuddles, unique bonds, stares, kisses... but happiness is not in romantic love.,, it is in the little things that make others and us a little more...
    Rosesanddiamonds Rosesanddiamonds 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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    I Found Heaven.

    I wrote this a long time ago when I managed to smile and mean it. Life, full of pain and hurt, love and blessing. Filled with death and unhappy endings. A time to make or be broken. No matter what it is, there is always a story behind each pair of crystal eyes, each reaching...
    knifeb4life knifeb4life 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3, 2012

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    Happiness

    Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.__Abraham Lincoln  
    WisePearls WisePearls 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 22, 2013

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    Happiness Is A Choice

    To me, this means taking responsibility for our own feelings...and not looking outside of ourselves - to externals, ie: an event or person etc etc, - for our Happiness. It irks me no end, when someone says "You Make me feel........" No one can MAKE you feel anything...it is...
    Visionquest Visionquest 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 31, 2011

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    Outsourcing Happiness

    I'm at are time in my life that I'm growing has a person I'm not old but I think this growth was long over due. The other day I realised that pure happiness does come from within but how do you achieve it? This year is not the easiest year in my life it’s been hard but I think...
    Cutestuff2 Cutestuff2 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2013

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    Psychologically True

    I beleive that sometimes all you have to do when you wake up in the morning is say "today is going to be a good day". Well i am going to try this theory out today and try and keep hold of my happiness or what some would like to call content. I do look at my girls and think of...
    trulysad trulysad 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2010

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    I Have A Happy Heart

    I am usually a happy person. I have faith,family,and friends. As I wait to see an Orthopedic specialist,I am taking time to reflect. The thing I have really have been thinking about lately is what completes the circle of love. I now have someone so special in my life that...
    beachykeen beachykeen 51-55, F 7 Responses Dec 7, 2010

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    I Will Create My Happiness

    Thursday, November 22, 2012 I went for a run at 1 pm before the Thanksgiving dinner. I parked my car at the post office. I was going to park there and run to a nearby park. I did not have any pockets to put my keys because I was wearing thin excercise clothes. I decided take the...
    Toliveandlearn Toliveandlearn 31-35, M 4 Responses Nov 23, 2012

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    Happiness For Me

    See the trees dancing, birds flying Hear the water falls, birds singing Smell the fresh air, the wind kisses my face Feel the nature that surrounds me, tender and serene Taste the beauty of life, feel love and create love
    DarkSoul07 DarkSoul07 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2013

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    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 1 Response May 24, 2013

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    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Jun 5, 2013

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    The Thing About Happiness

    If you are not happy with yourself, there is nothing that can make you happy.
    Awanputih Awanputih 18-21 1 Response Nov 6, 2013

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    Here Is Practical Explanation About Next Life, Purpose Of Human Life, Philosophical/Religious Facts, Theories Etc.

    ___________________________ *********** Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what- what you have thought and done on every single second ) can you...
    Haribol2332 Haribol2332 22-25, M Nov 25, 2013

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    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Jun 20, 2013

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    Dependency On Others For Happiness... Wtf?

    I've dealt with so many of these people and it's sad... until they realize that they don't need others to he happy, they will be miserable their entire lives.. Your whole world rises and falls on the actions of others. That is why you are so empty. . you're not a whole person...
    DeadMasterArsenic DeadMasterArsenic 18-21, F 1 Response May 14, 2013

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    Perspective

    I have always struggled with finding my inner happiness. I guess it's because I find it hard to believe sometimes that the world isn't against me. This isn't just me saying that - it's hard not to think that the dice are being loaded against you when illness strikes you at a...
    marcus101 marcus101 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 14, 2010

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    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Jun 5, 2013

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    Be Happy

    Stop Worrying so much.Worry will not ***** tomorrow of its burdens, it will ***** today of its joy
    traveller139 traveller139 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 16, 2013

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    Anyone Can Be Happy....

    I strongly believe that happiness is something that always lies within us. I agree that life does not always give us what we want....and fate can be cruel. But every night has to lead to a new day...and the darkness will give way to light. You will smile when you see the sun rise...
    BlueTheWarrior BlueTheWarrior 18-21, F 9 Responses Apr 6, 2013

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    Happy

    If you are not fulfilled from within yourself, shiny toys won't make you happy.
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 23, 2008

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    Release

    Life is better. No more stressing over court and drug tests. Family is great. Hubby has great job. Lovin life
    opiatemeltdown opiatemeltdown 22-25, F Nov 11, 2013

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    Happiness doesn't come from anything outside of

    you, nothing can make you happy but yourself :-)
    Amorosa Amorosa 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    Happiness Is...

    To recognize that is worth to live in spite of everything that makes the life hard The challenges, incomprehension and periods of crisis. Happiness isn’t A destiny but a challenge to travel inside of yourself and find out what you really want.. Happiness is… To...
    deleted deleted 26-30 18 Responses Sep 13, 2008

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    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Mar 18, 2013

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    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 1 Response May 24, 2013

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    No One Can Make You Happy

    You have to be happy with yourself, by yourself to begin with... it was a hard lesson to learn... but I learned it... wish others would do the same!
    phidget phidget 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 9, 2008

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    "Love yourself first and everything else falls into line."

    We sometimes go through phases in this life where we think 'if only' things were different...if only this, or if only that, or if only so and so were more this or more that. I do suppose it's only human and natural that we do this. However, one thing dawned on me...perhaps we...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2012

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    Thanks

    Today I feel more confident don't know why may be because i just remembered the more busy you are the more time you have. All these while i was afraid to take decision and do something since i forgot i was the best in whatever I do It was my decision my call I have struggled...
    akhilsnath akhilsnath 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 29, 2013

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    I Am Happy Cos I Chose To Be Happy!

    Do you want to know how does a happy day start for me? Sunshine wakes me up (or rain drops :D) I approach the window, smile and say ''Good morning Edinburgh!", then I approach the mirror, smile and say "Good morning sunshine!". After this ritual, smile never leaves my face for...
    VikiD VikiD 18-21, F 1 Response May 18, 2013

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