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I Believe In Happiness

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 293 People

    Something Odd Showed Me This

    The other day, i was just bummed out and sunken into one of my bouts of depression then suddenly something came over me and my thoughts cleared. Somehow my brain started to unravel the mysteries in my life, to why things are happening and why everything has happened. I didn't...
    misternobrain misternobrain 22-25, M Feb 13, 2012

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    Regardless of the bad things

    or negative things that hit me or have happen too me, I am truly Blessed to find my way back to happiness :)
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F Sep 7

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    Yep. Its a unicorn.

    Or a rainbow. Temporarily found visiting. Then off to visit others. Luckily it makes its rounds. And house calls. Thank God.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Oct 19

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    Smile...

    The spirit of happiness has to be with you already to be built upon. It starts within and and spreads outwards like ripples in a pond. When you are happy the slightest thing will add, when you are sad, look to yourself, start the smile there. If you don't have the spirit of...
    AngeGardien AngeGardien 46-50, M Nov 14, 2013

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    I believe everyone can be happy,

    I'll explain in my next post (it'll be a BIG one!!)
    StarryEyesKimber StarryEyesKimber 22-25, F 17 hrs ago

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    HAPPINESS

    WE ALL SEARCH OR LONG FOR HAPPINESS, YET WE ARE WITHIN REACH, JUST PRISE THE LOCK AND LOOK INSIDE,          THERE IS HAPPINESS SMILING OR WAITING TO BE DISCOVERED.
    jophene jophene 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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    Always A Reason 2 B Happiieeeeeeeeeee :))

    no matter what u face.if u ur not accepted or have been left by ur love or totally lost dere always is a reasn 2 smile!!!BECOZ NO PROBLEM HAS THE POWER TO CRUSH THE HUMAN SPIRITu are empowered..we all are...we just need to believe in ourself....evrythn is okits enuff to accept...
    cease2exist cease2exist 18-21, F Apr 9, 2011

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    I made a new friend of here last night,

    he's amazing. ๐Ÿ˜ more people (guys) should act like him.
    LilRedFoxTail LilRedFoxTail 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Belief in happiness is the attitude of life

    for me. It's very easy to get pulled down by everything and there is nothing like special character or special attitude to get pulled downed.. So what's the point be like that ? I have choice to make out of any situation and my choice is for how do I make myself happy and I am...
    lovencare lovencare 46-50, M Jul 23

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    Secrets to Happiness

      The Secret The Secret One day, one friend asked another, 'How is it that you are always so happy? You have so much energy, and you never seem to get down.' With her eyes smiling, she said, 'I know the Secret!' 'What secret is that?' To...
    livinglove livinglove 56-60 2 Responses Mar 8, 2009

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    Of Course I Do

    I have surpassed my sadness,rescuing the values inside me.I feel an extraordinary power,which came from the strengthfound in the hope and happiness!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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    Life is not easy for me.

    Try to feel happy every day. Still loosing part of me. We can not share everything. But pain are getting bigger. Huge confusion between real and unreal world. Dreams are some times come true. But not always. But I believe for me it will happen. One day I will get over all of my...
    Smunai Smunai 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    So I got a henna tattoo yesterday

    and I'm honestly in love ๐Ÿ˜
    jenaiantoinette jenaiantoinette 16-17, F Sep 14

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    With the backdrop of a serious day getting ready

    for Monday construction ... I was visiting my neighbor. I brought his son a simple bag of duck food and a Styrofoam cup ... so he could feed the duck too. His son is 5. He was quite happy. As I turned to go The 5 year old said to his dad "why can't he stay? I like him" It...
    MaskedRascal MaskedRascal 36-40, M Oct 13

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    Dont Worry Be Happy!!

    As we grow up, we learn that even the one person that wasn't supposed to ever let you down probably will. You will have your heart broken probably more than once and it's harder every time. You'll break hearts too, so remember how it felt when yours was broken. You'll fight...
    EEYORE6 EEYORE6 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2008

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    Believe, Believe

    This man: http://www.barryneilkaufman.com has taught me how to be happy from within myself just by deciding to be happy and NOT unhappy. It's a choice! I spent most of my life expecting or waiting for happiness to arrive from outside of me. There is reason for this which goes...
    jimrich jimrich 70+, M 1 Response Jan 28, 2011

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    It is the key to all things good.

    Do what you can to achieve this ultimate goal.
    iMarto iMarto 18-21, M Nov 12

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    Dont let anyone determine your happiness. Dont rely on them to make you happy. Because you'll just end up hurting yourself. Do things in your life that are for you, & because you...
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    I believe we have more control over our emotions than we think we do. As humans, we have feelings, but we also have logic. If our feelings are not parallel with reality, we have...
    AnnUrban AnnUrban 22-25, F Nov 18

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    I know what I've been searching for SUCH a long time. I have the answer. I know how to reach happiness. The answer is staring you at your face; I bet you would not have guessed it...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    You have to work hard at sourcing the best materials to begin the construction of your happiness. You have to be natural in your selection of materials. You must be steady and...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F Nov 16

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    Gratitude is the secret to happiness. Count your blessings everyday! Thankful & blessed.
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    I can't seem to find true happiness, I grew up at my grand ma place, my dad is based in Asia country, have always go to school myself, other kids come to school with their mother...
    lindadalexmonroe lindadalexmonroe 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    The present is constantly passing, and with itโ€™s departure are fleeing accomplishments and struggles. Although sanity suggests that it is healthier to hold the good times closer...
    GoodSignMan GoodSignMan 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 5

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    I really apologize for using the word "we" in my below story. By using "we" I am not generalizing. I'm just telling a story, trying to make each one of us think and see if we've...
    Meyouusyou Meyouusyou 36-40, F 12 Responses Nov 5

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    Right, this has been a long time coming, but here it is. I believe in a positive force. Something inside all of us that drives us along a particular path. Something that drives...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    EDIT: I am actually an atheist, I posted this in the "I am an atheist" experience page originally and I am posting it here too. This post is an attempt to bring some peace between...
    Lateralus07 Lateralus07 18-21, M 9 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Forgiveness for a man I thought to be evil has been an amazing learning experience. Although its not complete, I have found it gives me control over the pain I once felt. I have...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Well I believe that everything happens for a reason, but in a certain philosophical way. I'm not going to explain all my beliefs I've arrived at philosophically, but essentially I...
    Lateralus07 Lateralus07 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    Love is neither black nor white. Relationships are neither black nor white. Living in a world without the grey is constrictive and isolating. You make decisions based on current...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    The road to happiness lies in two simple principles; find what interests you and that you can do well, and put your whole soul into it - every bit of energy and ambition and...
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F Nov 12

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    "Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs. His bed...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    I am talking about the laughter of happiness here, not the laughter of fear. Happiness is everything. It causes the sun to climb from the horizon every morning, and salutes are...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I used to be a very shy person when I was in college and often I would eat alone in the cafeteria. Unable to connect with anyone. Then one day, a classmate of mine came and sat...
    palabok palabok 31-35, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    As Kids in most of us itโ€™s Inbuilt to take Someone Senior round us as the Right ones ,cause they r in Charge of us in every walk we take n things we do and we Forgot that ,these...
    nojobsfoodwaterbutletshavekids nojobsfoodwaterbutletshavekids 31-35, F Nov 18

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    Shout out to the older women you know the single parents That put everything before them They last priority is their happiness I know you have to take care of your child and...
    peacelikemarley peacelikemarley 22-25, M Nov 18

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    I'm aware that my happiness begins with me. Every decision I make determines my happiness. If I happen to fall, I'll get up and try again, and try to be happy!!
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    This wall around my heart through all the hurt and pain has been built so high and thick I wonder if any man will ever get past it .... Will I feel that warm feeling of love and...
    Summerandroses Summerandroses 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    We give our love and live our love with those whom we wish will give it back. Even if today your heart is hurting, trusting others will navigate your journey, back on track. Do not...
    GoodSignMan GoodSignMan 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 27

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    Happiness is when what you think, what you say and what you do, are in harmony. Gandhi
    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    You did everything you could do to try to destroy me... and I forgive you. Without validating your behavior or condoning your bad choices, I acknowledge that I simply cannot spare...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 31

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    Not to be negative. But people take birth and die simultaneously all the time. Someone's parent, sibling.. all the left behind relatives must be experiencing immense grief and pain...
    harmony612 harmony612 26-30, M Nov 2

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    Hey guys, so I know it's the middle of the week and sometimes you need that extra little push to get you through so I'm gonna do my best to give it! :) You are all freaking awesome...
    Seg10921 Seg10921 18-21, M Nov 5

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    Why society often judge you on your appearance. Even your own friends and family. I hate it when people use sarcastism to make they feel better. Even if they are pretty smart tall...
    zeeqah zeeqah 18-21, F Nov 9

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    Til the endI was never one to open upUntil you came into my lifeFor once there was somebodyWho understood all my painBut happiness can only last so longAnd friendships are the same...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 11

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    This is such a true and simple thing. From personal experience, I know that being down and sad can really skew your perspective. Once you've already torn away all of the optimism...
    Heresmystory Heresmystory 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    WORDS - They come easyThere are wise and sage soothsayers all over the Net it seems. Armchair philosophy and psychology is rife, and I admit I partake as often as I feel the urge...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 8 Responses Nov 14

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