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I Believe In Positive Thinking

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 179 People

    It Rained

    Today marks the final day of a very rainy week. I mean, have you ever had an experience where you went through something emotionally distressing and unbearable and the pain and anguish you have within you are welling up and you have no other recourse but to pour out crying? Well...
    James720 James720 31-35 Feb 20, 2011

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    Tears Aren't Always Negative

    I am newly divorced. and so as i start this new chapter of my life, I can't help but be filled with doubts and fears. Being overwhelmed like this, has brought forth a whole new perspective in finding a positive approach in dealing with this new chapter in the book of my life...
    neuilly neuilly 61-65, F 4 Responses Nov 18, 2011

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    Change the way you look today.

    Why waste time? It doesn't carry over the next day. It doesn't earn interest. Take every day and every moment, and make something of it. Make something positive!
    HeartThatMatters HeartThatMatters 26-30, M Mar 25

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    It Works~

    I believe in positive thinking because low points suck. But nothing sucks more than being at a low point and thinking that it'll never get better while making no attempt to challenge that thought. Challenge your debilitating thoughts. How you think about your life shapes it, it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 7, 2012

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    Positive thinking is great

    but we must be careful to do it in such a way that it doesn't justify a life of complacency.
    frid8y frid8y 31-35, M Jan 15

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    a beautiful day begins with a beautiful mindset,

    when you wake up take a second to think about what a privilege it is to simply be alive and healthy, the moment you start acting like life is a blessing, i assure you that it will start to feel like one.
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 16

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    New thought of the day ; ENJOY THE LITTLE

    THINGS! As much as you've had a black cloud over your head there is always that sweet release at some point in the day when you think things couldn't be better. .. These are the feelings to remember and hold onto.. They will help your mornings start in a much better and...
    emzyxj emzyxj 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Positive Thinking And Health

    I have always been a positive thinker even when things seemed difficult or even tragic. In other words, life is full of ups and downs for everyone. We all loose people and pets we love. We all have issues with our finances at one time or another. Many of us have gone through...
    cllnivrn cllnivrn 46-50, F Oct 17, 2012

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    Think Positive!

    I do not like to let negative thoughts get to me too much. Of course I have bad days like everyone else and I have moments where I feel depressed.. but there are a few things that I try to focus on.. for example, I do not like to dwell on the past. Things I regret or that I could...
    Eir89 Eir89 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 6, 2013

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    I Like To Keep This In Mind Everyday

    When you feel you got no courage you can choose to fill your mind with negative and limited thoughts that will intensify that feeling, or you can use your thoughts to break free from it. Your thoughts have an incredible power, they determine how you see yourself and how you...
    OoLunaoO OoLunaoO 26-30, F 6 Responses Feb 13, 2010

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    My Life Is Really Changing!

    Ever since I started to follow The Gabriel Method, not only have my eating habits changed, but my relationship is also growing in ways I never thought possible. I feel rejuvenated when I wake up in the morning and have sound sleep at night. I go to bed early and wake up early...
    hooponopono hooponopono 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 4, 2013

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    Practicing 'The Secret" Day One

    I had read the book "The Secret" several years ago...I didn't finish reading it. I also watched the movie. I was skeptical thinking "this stuff is crap". So, I only tried it half-assed. Today is day one of "positive thoughts". So far, its interesting and fun. You just write down...
    thanatophobic thanatophobic 22-25, F Jun 3, 2013

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    Yes. I Do....

    Here to positive thinking....
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Sep 12, 2011

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    Positive Thinking

    When you think what yo want in life start visualizing the things you want, thinking that you already have them. And it will happen, just always and always be positive. Even if you get some negative thoughts, and start feeling down, try to distract yourself thinking of all the...
    503nats 503nats 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2013

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    Realistic Positivity Vs. So-Called "Secret"

    I believe in REALISTIC positive thinking mixed with some work ethic and initiative and not the 'watered down', glorified DAY-DREAMING type called "The Secret", blah =/ ... Real life happens! Can't run or hide from it....have to accept it...and what Ms. Byrne implies in the book...
    princessbopeep princessbopeep 26-30, F Jun 21, 2013

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    Positively...

    I absolutely positively believe that being positive in ones life will help you get through even the toughest of times.  I am positive that this attitude is what has helped me walk the path that I have walked rather than giving up and throwing in the towel.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 10, 2008

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    Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life

     Always look on the bright side of lifeAlways look on the bright side of lifeSome things in life are bad, they can really make you madOther things just make you swear and curseWhen you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble give a whistleThis will help things turn out for...
    charlie1960 charlie1960 51-55, M 4 Responses Feb 21, 2011

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    How we think affects our daily lives.

    When we think, we attract. Yes it's true. Have you ever read THE SECRET? it's where everything lies on what they call as The Law of Attraction. We may not get it at first but it really works. When we think about having a good life, surely it will come. But of course, everything...
    imerosiie imerosiie 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    Related Experiences

    1.I managed to get up at 5 in the morning.2.I still fight for what I believe in.3.I am still trying to think positive.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I believe in God, yes the God from the Bible. Yup, it's true. Even when Atheism became the cool thing to do, I never denied God. Anyway, my belief wasn't always as firm as it is...
    evobulgarevo evobulgarevo 26-30, M 9 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    So this past Sunday I watched this gentleman perform a dance while painting. He was Cuban and had lots of Cuban music playing along with poetry and other meaningful things playing...
    mzwhat mzwhat 26-30, F 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    its ok to be proud of your race and ethnicity and not be a racist. its ok to support brown pride black pride or white pride but not power. the term n@@@@ applies to all races and...
    stacylynn7 stacylynn7 18-21, T Sep 11

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    If all else fails, you will take samples into a Licensed testing laboratory where by they may be examined microscopically for asbestos. A listing of laboratories are...
    Freddieqk2494 Freddieqk2494 31-35, M Aug 25

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    I have to tell you about the wonderful thing I realized yesterday. I was feeling very depressed, and I was thinking of suicide again in the totally uncommitted way that I do. I...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 11 Responses Aug 31

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    I am Positive... I am Positive... I am Positive... Yup,.. Somedays you just have to keep repeating that to yourself until you believe it.. We've all been there. :) Have a good...
    Berry84 Berry84 26-30, F Sep 9

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    7th post on Positive Beginnings that I pray will always be so...everyday! 1. I "feel" positive! :-) 2. Thinking about taking a nap in the hammock.. ;-) 3. It was a great weekend.
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I believe in God But We are at war Should we believers Be concerned or scare? Is this really a surprise? The answer is No No to fear And No to worry For the enemies may...
    broskidude broskidude 22-25, M 6 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Society has morphed us into thinking that the women with the best looks and figure triumphs. Witnessing the truth happening around me and my friends just double confirmed my belief...
    ohmaimama ohmaimama 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 1

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    "THE MUD HOLE - The Story of a Premonition" Thursday evening to Friday morning, 1st November 2013 (after Halloween) I woke up, after a disturbing dream. In my dream, there was...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 2 days ago

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    Day two... 1. I positively love the mountains. The beauty just keeps me in a state of awe!...Can you believe how it will be in a few more weeks in this wild and wonderful state...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F Sep 9

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    What follows is an article about faith healing. As some of you may know 84 South Africans died in Nigeria last week chasing after the miracle "Prophet of God" TB Joshua who claims...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Day 1. 1. I had so much energy by the second half of the day and used it by pleasing others. 2. Pushed away things I wanted but don't need because if I had of kept them in my...
    blurpos blurpos 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    It isn't a good thing either. I'm thinking about ending this relationship.
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    I'm not 100% sure if I do believe in the statement. However, I feel I'm definitely open to the aspects of a relationship solely held over the Internet. I used to believe it was the...
    iNomaD iNomaD 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 3

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    Life is hard. There's no book written step by step for what's right or wrong, or how marriage should or shouldn't be, how to or not to raise your kids. You just have to follow your...
    MsMoon2013 MsMoon2013 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I had a teacher for 3 years who assisted us with group meditation and told us about his life and his Guru. My own life experience confirmed his teaching that Karma and...
    MysticDude MysticDude 56-60, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I cannot understand people who say to me that the bible is the truth and nothing but the truth. Nothing in this world of sin can be 100% truth, humans make a pigs dinner out of...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 6 Responses Sep 3

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    I read this today, twas needed. Sharing with you, pass it on to all who need to remember this: "If God made everything happen right away, or whenever we wanted it to happen, it...
    SagSunshine2014 SagSunshine2014 41-45, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I believe it was fate that led me to you when it did! For you in a time just before you needed support and for me to make me open my eyes again. The urge I had on all those...
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I've been asked this question a lot recently (from men, mostly), what's the purpose of having love in your life? If someone is perfectly content being single, what's the point of...
    chloeloveactually chloeloveactually 26-30, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    People might mature as they get older but some don't. I think most people gain knowledge as they get older but knowledge sometimes can lead to lack of maturity. I believe it more...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I gave you everything. I loved you in the best way I knew how. I ventured out so far from my comfort zone for you. Because of my past, I don't trust easily. I trusted you. I let...
    KaylaNicole93 KaylaNicole93 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    1) I'm finally headed home from SC! After being delayed at every bus station! I feel good that I kept my calm and was able to pull through like the real MVP. 2) My bf was able to...
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    OK, so I am one of the few who has passed from this side of life, to the other and back again. My story took place when I was but 20 years old off the island of Oahu. I had been on...
    QuickandtheDead QuickandtheDead 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    I was in one, well at least I think I was. I feel embarrassed thinking back about it but at the same time it was what I wanted and still wish for. I was 12 years old, being the...
    flowerchildx flowerchildx 13-15, F Aug 26

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    “In brief, the teaching process, as commonly observed, has nothing to do with the investigation and establishment of facts, assuming that actual facts may ever be determined. Its...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Aug 27

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    Once again, I should be asleep. But instead I am awake... Thinking about him, as usual. I almost cried. But I keep telling myself I don't cry over him anymore. What is wrong with...
    ImpossibleHeart ImpossibleHeart 26-30, F Sep 1

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    That god does not exist, I cannot deny... -Jean-Paul Sartre It took me a lot of thinking on my part to understand what this meant. When I first heard it I did not know if Sartre...
    kalila37 kalila37 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 10

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    I'm pretty happy but lately I have been thinking about my dad and that has made a lot of tears and unhappiness and not to mention all that negativity
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F Sep 13

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