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I Believe In Positive Thinking

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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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    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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    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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    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 31-35, M Mar 25

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Yes. I Do....

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

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    Today don't think about what others may

    or may not believe, don't worry about being right or wrong, have people's approval or not, being judge or not, liked or not liked. Wouldn't you feel free if you didn't care about what others though? Be YOU don't worry about anyone else, they'll survive :)
    ChrisErizo1 ChrisErizo1 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 15

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I went through so much **** in my life,, I found out that negative thinking was the reason I failed in high school.. In social life. I actually deleted my stories on here, I just...
    smileyCreature smileyCreature 18-21, M Oct 26

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    I've never found positive thinking is a substitute for action -thinking makes nothing change- but it's the most important first step. Also I want to think more positively, and see...
    smoothpaddle smoothpaddle 41-45, M Nov 7

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    I try to stay positive. Every night before I go to bed, I tell myself it is time to hit that reset button. The day has ended, and tomorrow brings a new day full of challenges some...
    educatedredneck educatedredneck 41-45, M Oct 29

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    Positive thinking can actually help increase your lifespan, strengthen your immune system and lower rates of depression
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F Nov 14

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    I pray daily...it's just mostly in my head...talking to Him silently. I believe that He hears me...though He probably gets tired of hearing from me!!LOL It's like "NOW what does...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Dreams can be based on hopes,fears and desires! I do believe dreams mean something like some dreams can be warning like letting you know something's wrong or something is going to...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I just think of all the times I needed forgiveness... I just made bad decisions or at times was not thinking. I know at times it was hard to forgive me but I am greatful to those...
    lake1107 lake1107 31-35, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I believe maturity comes with learning all our lessons in a balanced way. What I mean. With each lesson there is a negative and there is a positive. Let's say, a child gets a smack...
    Create63 Create63 46-50, M Oct 28

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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 7 Responses Nov 14

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    All right so I've heard something's about people being depressed by different reasons and some people doing some not good things and you might start thinking what's the point. The...
    gwen160000 gwen160000 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Ok, I need to share this story! First time I heard about law of attraction, I thought it was pretty bogus, twisted believe, which although very positive way of looking at the world...
    monty1212 monty1212 26-30, F Nov 11

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    The present is constantly passing, and with it’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 studied dreams in psychology all the way back at school so this is 6 years ago! Here are some psychological theories about dreams having meanings. I’m going to start with the...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Hello everyone! I would like to start this by saying you're all wonderful and awesome people! There isn't a single thing in this life you can't accomplish. If you get up every...
    Seg10921 Seg10921 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 24

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    Yesterday I received my first VL count after one month of treatment and I am happy to say it has decreased from 12,306 copies to an astounding 48 copies or less (virtually...
    z0mKi z0mKi 36-40, M 4 Responses Nov 6

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    I find myself thinking that no people are bad people in an attempt to be a positive person myself. I'm not sure if this is stupid or overly understanding but I don't think it's...
    artandtravel artandtravel 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 27

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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 4 days ago

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    There's a certain kind of beauty when it comes to being positive. I always love it when I can look forward to seeing someone whom I know is always positive. Why? Because whether...
    greeksterman greeksterman 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 23

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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 11 Responses Nov 5

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    Why not believe that? If it is positive then yeah that's easy to believe. I have had a few of the people in my life and I have truly seen the reason. However some I believe some...
    Sweetchic5 Sweetchic5 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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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 1 day ago

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    The cards were dealt she began your story. The pictures sitting on the table were like night and day were showing a past just as different. A confirmation of a hard life ending...
    uncorkyoursoul uncorkyoursoul 56-60, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I used to believe that everyone just had that one perfect soulmate out there. Well I have THOUGHT that I found that person 3x!!! LOL It never worked out, but at the time, I truly...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Picture included. I think it's important to start each day with positive thoughts.
    JJjenniejones JJjenniejones 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 3

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    Some of you know about my past, besides it all being deleted... I lived a lie of a marriage for 14 years to raise my kids to adulthood. We had and did all on the outside, but I had...
    bobbyorr bobbyorr 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 10

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    ASK ALMOST ANY CHRISTIAN HOW THEY CAME TO BELIEVE IN GOD AND THEY WILL TELL YOU THE SAME THING ... "I DID IT ON MY OWN." Given the opportunity they will elaborate on this, and...
    PYWACKET PYWACKET 61-65, M 8 Responses Nov 4

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    I want to speak, from my heart, about the very complicated topic of abortion. I realize that most people will read this with their beliefs and not truly hear what the Spirit would...
    OnewithJC OnewithJC 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 22

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    At this point in our society I cannot tell whether this experience is strongly felt and serious. Or if it is just encouraged by $ex hungry clowns who would enjoy drooling over...
    CutiePie199 CutiePie199 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 27

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