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I Believe In Positive Thinking

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 248 People

    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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    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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    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 7 Responses Feb 13, 2010

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    Two days. I can do two days.

    Anybody can do two days, right? Two days of trying to work and still squeeze in preparation for the invasion of my increasingly difficult mother. Two days of said increasingly difficult mother. Then two days of his increasingly difficult mother who comes in a package deal with...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    I'm tired. LOL tomorrow it's off to Iowa.

    Probably be here a lot. The typical scenario is the kids play downstairs, the brothers and parents play cribbage, and the daughters in law sit in the living room reading or playing on phones. I'm basically there in case M needs anything. I don't mind it really. A bit dull, but...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Dec 26, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    Our thought process has a HUGE impact on our

    daily lives. The amount of negative thinking and speech would put out is surprisingly high. I encourage everyone to consciously try to change that for at least one day. It's amazing how different you feel on the inside. Once you make it habit, everything seems so wonderful. It...
    silencedfears silencedfears 26-30 Jan 24

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    I believe I've come to a decision of sorts.

    I admit this may waver during extremely bad times, but just this moment it feels reasonable. I'll focus on me. Making myself happy. Living. Enjoying. Being the person I want to be. No more shrinking in the corner because I might annoy him. No more not doing something just...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    When you made a stupid decision

    than you better face the consequences, laughing at your self. "Me" - lol
    Rightherenow Rightherenow 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Don't let negative things bring you down.

    ..Life has a lot of beautiful things to offer just stay focus and never lose hope :) God is Good.
    fresa87 fresa87 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 19

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    Yes. I Do....

    Here to positive thinking....
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F Sep 12, 2011

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    We all have our 'down days' but I truly believe with positive thinking we can change anything our minds are telling us. It's not easy, but then what is?
    AutumnBliss AutumnBliss 46-50, F Apr 26

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    My story is like most others. I have family history of Breast/ovarian cancer in my family; actually on both sides of my family. I will never forget the words the nurse told me...
    SweetPea0513 SweetPea0513 31-35, F 1 Response May 12

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    People can say "Don't belive the bad things people say about you..." But it doesn't mean that it wont hurt you... It 's easy to tell people to be with positive people when you are...
    nath2281 nath2281 13-15, F May 11

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    I do and not in the religious way either, but in the human, mortal way. I have forgiven many in my life who hurt me. Some meant to intentionally, some did unintentionally. That is...
    rowenbumble rowenbumble 56-60, F 1 Response May 15

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    This morning I woke up not feeling all that great.. Tired and bleary eyed. My thoughts were pretty gloomy. Just another day.. But then I read a post on Facebook from a friend who's...
    SuumCuique SuumCuique 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Considering that there's so much negativity in this world, I strive to be a breath of fresh air; to spread positivity whenever and however I can. I enjoy inspiring and uplifting...
    FollowMyLead FollowMyLead 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 30

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    I've said this many times before, but you get what you give. Karma and all of that stuff IS real. If you give out positive energy, you'll receive positive energy. If you give out...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 4 Responses May 4

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    I have been overcome with shame and I am letting it go. I used to believe the negative stigma associated with a positive diagnosis and lived in fear of my capacity to thrive in the...
    Dantheman88888888 Dantheman88888888 26-30, M 2 Responses May 7

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    I think that if there were a relaxation of laws against toplessness simultaneous with positive publicity against gawking, and a public education campaign (billboards about just...
    JustmeinSeattle JustmeinSeattle 61-65, M 5 Responses May 7

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    Too Cray Cray to Function Sometimes, I wonder what my life would be like if I didn’t have a mental disease. Life is a series of events and decisions, a chain reaction. My chain...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    Name something positive about yourself!
    heaven89 heaven89 22-25, F May 8

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    Why I Left Mormonism. Why I left Mormonism Documentation on my reasons for leaving Mormonism is listed at the beginning of my story. These links are here so that it is...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So i was walking on my way to gym, alone, and thinking about my crush, i haven't seen her for 6 months... then I turned the corner and there she was, it was the first lovely sight...
    rabijlassi rabijlassi 16-17, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I got let go from my job last Thursday. I feel somewhat relieved and very sad because of all the great people I use to work with that brought me so much joy and happiness into my...
    NiteOwlet NiteOwlet 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 27

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    Hi all, I want to share one of my experiences which has made me believe in this quote. On one fine sunny day, I met a guy at my working place. We had a normal healthy conversation...
    LifeIsAJourney25 LifeIsAJourney25 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 27

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    The universe has connected me with this amazing man. What a gift! My heart literally overflows & I would do almost anything for him. His soul is beautiful; the encouraging, kind...
    TheRightFitforLife TheRightFitforLife 46-50, F 5 Responses May 11

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    I maintain the bible cannot work in any literal sense unless it is used alongside a good amount of self delusion , Because without self delusion you can hardly even get past the...
    ardentizzy ardentizzy 61-65, M 11 Responses May 10

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    Thinking about how there are so many different types of people out there really got me thinking. I thought about a box of pens. When I am reaching in, I do not care about its color...
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 5 Responses May 10

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    I am really thinking about this a lot. I've written about it Before but it's just... so mind wondering for me, it's Always as if, when you Think you know something, something else...
    LoveUnite LoveUnite 26-30, F May 17

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    I know what my delusions are. I don't think they're true delusions, I think they are just my brain's clever method of distracting me from the things that I really don't want to be...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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