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I Decide to Be Happy Today

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    Last night I realized a lot. It was my last homecoming ever. I had an absolute blast with friends and family. Saw old friends and got to say hi to a band that I helped last year. Two people were missing from my circle that would have made it perfect. My mom had to work, and my...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F Oct 27, 2013

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    And I Am Going to Be

    I like this group, thanks Miss Yoo, this is a really good decision. I hope I can make myself happy or leave me alone.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 30, 2009

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    Happy

    No story behind it, no reason why just a decision I made and that is to be happy today, and hopefully carry it through for the rest of the week :)
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 7 Responses Apr 21, 2009

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    I Choose to Be Happy Today.

    Today is a day it could go either way, but because I am able, I have decided to be HAPPY today.  Sure, it would be easy to lay out all the crap that is going on in my life at the moment, but then I'd have to take a number and get in line to swap stories.  Seems...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 27 Responses Mar 31, 2009

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    Why Do I Sometimes Reject This Idea?

    I really want to be happy. What I don't do when i decide to be happy is to see it through. Sometimes I reject this idea and don't decide to be happy. Stupid huh? I am not sure why on earth I do this I consider it one of my failings.
    ritchflynn ritchflynn 22-25, M Jun 21, 2009

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    Today Is An Excellent Day to B Happy

    yes yes yes I got a B- I got a B- I got a B-,,,,,dam lucky pulled that up just enough to keep me as close to the top as possable,,,,I am so happy,,,,I just got the Grade this mourning,,,,That teacher was hard and it will get harder still but as long as I keep my focus I will...
    maryomaga3 maryomaga3 46-50, F 8 Responses Mar 30, 2009

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    I Decided to Feel Emotion Today...

    lately i have been having jealous feelings towards the baby in my womb(see my confession) but i could not admit to myself that i was feeling it. today, my hubby reminded me that feelings other than happiness are still valid and that I shouldnt be ashamed to have them, that acting...
    Ashahmal Ashahmal 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Today has even fun! Went to the beach then had a barbecue with friends :) cooked a great meal for everyone.
    dnielle75 dnielle75 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    I don't know what it is about today, but it's days like these that make me glow. It's warm out, and the sun on my face is the best gift anyone could give. Loving life right now.
    ElfKelsey ElfKelsey 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I am so happy today. I had a big talk with my mom about me choosing spirituality over religion and she supports me. She does think that i am a bit to young to do so, but honestly...
    MayaMoonShadow MayaMoonShadow 16-17, F Jul 1

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    One of the most important areas In regards to chartering a motor yacht or possibly a sailing yacht is the level of services provided to company on board. While on their own...
    Andrew0369nbp8 Andrew0369nbp8 31-35, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I know today it is fashionable to bash the Catholic Church but I have to say that I am very happy and proud to be a Catholic today. The Catholic Church is the only Church that can...
    mike52ad mike52ad 56-60, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Being beautiful doesn't makes me Happy. But being Happy makes me beautiful. :) :) :) :) -not narcissistic! :) I'm just Happy.
    smilejem smilejem 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I was emotional abuse survivor and i was giving fault to people that hurt me and was dwelling on that memories of how people have hurt me. Today im ashamed of it. Why i didnt let...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F Jun 30

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    The aspect that I enjoy most about my job, is seeing happy people. I love helping others, seeing people become happy again. It makes me feel like I've done something worthwhile.
    maggiemaggamuff maggiemaggamuff 36-40, F 17 hrs ago

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    I've started a happiness campaign for myself !^.^ For such a long awhile I've been dwelling, seeing only the bad and just being in a slump everyday. But with some inspiration I...
    DreamingAlice DreamingAlice 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I'm done with my past so I decided why do I have to deal with tons of crap which isn't even mine? Why do I have to stick my nose into everything that seems interesting then get...
    Lollilovergirl10 Lollilovergirl10 13-15, F Jul 12

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    Happy birthday to President George W. Bush who is 68 today. Happy birthday to Sly Stallone who is also 68 today. Happy birthday to actress Janet Leigh in Heaven :) .
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    I am a teenager in high school, and my parents have been divorced for over two years (but it was a long and messy process, and they have only been living apart for about 6 months...
    trackster54313 trackster54313 16-17, F Jul 13

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    I have loved my cousin for my entire life about a year ago I let him move in with me one thing lead to another over time. Need less to say we both fell in love with one another...
    leosheart leosheart 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I've really needed to remind myself of the good things in my life these last few days so I decided to write a list of things that make me happy :) Getting snap chats or messages...
    Magdamay Magdamay 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Today I am 19. I am proud of my self. I have been out of high school for a year I have a job and I have no kids. In my town that's an accomplishment. My mom was a single mother and...
    True101 True101 18-21, F 22 hrs ago

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    A friend of mine got a ticket today. What advice would u give her, I have none.
    bigvi bigvi 31-35, M 22 hrs ago

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    Be happy for others not sad for yourself.
    macyymayy macyymayy 13-15, F 22 hrs ago

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    I feel happy. Been having trouble communicating with my bf but I think we're making progress.
    linda8a linda8a 22-25, F 19 hrs ago

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    It's been what, ten years, since we last spoke to each other? I do still think of you. Not all the time, only sometimes; when certain things trigger my memories. Songs, in...
    ConcreteSleeper ConcreteSleeper 31-35, M 16 hrs ago

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    Tuesday, July 29, 2014....Today I'm wearing black 2(x)ist Speed No-show briefs which have some yellow trim to accentuate the pouch. They're pretty comfortable and made from a silky...
    UndieGuy UndieGuy 36-40, M 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Jake thought of you today zoey...
    Mechawaffle Mechawaffle 13-15, M 15 hrs ago

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    Ska music makes me happy. :)
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 12 hrs ago

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    Yeah ....I thought of all the good guys today that have passed and how they would have felt about the current status of the United States and the world. Very sad what reality has...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I don't usually let my customers get under my skin but today one did. They kept telling me how I don't care about my customers and that I'm lying when I say I do. She also wouldn't...
    curiousgirl1214 curiousgirl1214 26-30, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Nearly everyone on my friend list wants to abandon me because I'm depressed and I depress them so I just fake being happy, trying to make the company last until a year later when...
    ShadowWolf190 ShadowWolf190 13-15, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    What do you think would make you happy in life?
    asherjoh asherjoh 36-40, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I'm going through a hard moment in my life. I have a little brother, and I'm lost about how to make him happy. He told me I hurt him all the time, and sadly it is true. I want to...
    vinniciusshnider vinniciusshnider 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    So, I am at the end of 4 days worth of 12 hour shifts with an hour drive each way. Today, a coworker pulled a power play and I think I might have made her cry. Just not in the...
    GoodLyndi GoodLyndi 41-45 3 hrs ago

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    It is strange to actually have a completely good day. I didn't self harm last night(I can thank Tiger for that), so I awoke this morning with a spring in my step. I literally...
    SaphiraJane SaphiraJane 16-17, F Jul 2

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    Today was sort of a terrible day. I haven't had one like this in quite some time. I knew I overdid it a bit (okay, a lot...) yesterday, I just forgot the repercussions. Work...
    Triscuitan Triscuitan 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    My mother burst into tears…cried loudly in front of me…..she had a mental break out because of the many worries and problems she facing at 60 years age….mom has a 40 years...
    saudifemale saudifemale 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Happy day! I received more than double my annually contracted raise today! I was also told that they want to promote me! We have to establish a few goals to accomplish so corporate...
    scorpionflower1 scorpionflower1 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This is from my journal today Yesterday, I was inspired to look into past lives and, a day later, I find myself writing about my meditative experiences. I do not think that I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 21

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    I have decided to be happy and not let others dictate my emotions. Not always easy, but better than what I was doing.
    DarlingJ DarlingJ 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Happy birthday to former First Lady Nancy Reagan, wow she's 93 today! Happy birthday in Heaven to talk show, giant Merv Griffin. Happy Happy to singers Gene Chandler and Bill Haley...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Jul 6

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    Not sure why I feel this way but I'm always never fully or truly happy or satisfied enough. I have friends and we often go out and have fun and I'm always happy but when I ask...
    PursuitofHappiness1 PursuitofHappiness1 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    So my best friend caught the flu the other day and I haven't seen her in like 4 days (which is wayyy to long) so today I decided to walk to the store buy her some 7 up, an apple...
    Adisonmontes Adisonmontes 18-21, F Jul 8

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    My boyfriend finally met my family today, which should have been done months ago. I dont know why he was so nervous. Its was funny. Maybe he thought it would be like Guess Who's...
    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Today I celebrated 21 years of my life. I didn't do much, went out for dinner, had drinks and jammed out to St. Vincent in my room. But I had a wonderful day and great friends...
    SloanAvery SloanAvery 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've been feeling so down lately, actually I've hit rock bottom...my hands have been shaking constantly since I cut myself again this morning I've decided to do something about it...
    NPkid97 NPkid97 16-17, M 1 Response