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I Decide to Be Happy Today

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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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    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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    Life

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    ...and i simply decided to be happy again. :)
    LamPake LamPake 26-30, F Sep 9

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    Omg. Lol. Almost fully. Fully is five. Me is one. But have not been here for a long time. Feels fokyn good. Odd. Doubtful. But good. Tiny happy...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 27

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    It's 1 pm, didn't have class, which is awesome, didn't have to go to work which is awesome, I've slept since 1am, minus a short spurt to talk to her this morning, which is awesome...
    TheAmazingSpiderJoe TheAmazingSpiderJoe 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    ...which is a rather weird thing for me to be, just happy for no reason and I am really liking this new attitude! It really is true what they say..."Before you diagnose yourself...
    ConfusedAgainAlways ConfusedAgainAlways 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    In the end, this is what matters.
    LamPake LamPake 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    Aunt: if you have time to check to see if your calculator works you have time to let the dogs out Me: I was already headed to the nathroom as I'm trying to put the batteries in. If...
    TheAmazingSpiderJoe TheAmazingSpiderJoe 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    Putting feelings to writing. Too bad you can't see lovely 😊
    TheAmazingSpiderJoe TheAmazingSpiderJoe 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    I already know what I'm going to write my sociology paper on!!! 4 class periods and I already know :)
    TheAmazingSpiderJoe TheAmazingSpiderJoe 18-21, M Aug 28

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    http://www.buzzfeed.com/chelseamarshall/the-33-fluffiest-animals-on-the-planet?s=mobile
    TheAmazingSpiderJoe TheAmazingSpiderJoe 18-21, M Aug 29

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    It's been a while sense I've been on!
    dnielle75 dnielle75 36-40, F Sep 9

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    I wonder who is really in control of things.
    TheAmazingSpiderJoe TheAmazingSpiderJoe 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    http://youtu.be/JRMOMjCoR58
    Serenita Serenita 41-45, F 52 mins ago

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    There is no want? You either are or your not happy?You and you alone decide this state of mind or existence.The aging process has brought me to this very simple realization.It's...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    sometimes i feel like i am not happy like today i wasnt happy today. people might think i am a happy cheery person but it is all an act. i dont know what is wrong with me it was...
    liajip liajip 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    I didn't make the line up for my high school tennis team this year and i went through a small phase of depression. I talked with my mom,"Mom, i've sacrificed all of my time and...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F Sep 6

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    I just feel pretty happy today, haven't been quite as happy as this for awhile :)
    Vampireloveless Vampireloveless 18-21, F Sep 2

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    I don't know why but I'm in an especially good mood. I'm usually always good mood I'm never in a bad mood for vary long (if I'm in a bad mood more then 30 minutes or so something's...
    internetrodo internetrodo 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Someone asked me if I was happy today. That was the first person to care. My memories of happier times swirled around me, my throat warned from its cold pause, and my cheeks lifted...
    Lakewrite Lakewrite 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    I had a great day today. My first day of teaching since before summer vacation. It was great to see my students again. We had the usual small talk about what they had been doing...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Aug 25

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    Today my kids all went to school. I almost cried as my little son walked up the steps of the big school bus. I miss them so much but especially my youngest, who just started today...
    addictedscotian addictedscotian 31-35, F Sep 3

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    Finally. I can sit here, while the girls are drifting to sleep and admit : I am happy. My life is not perfect. There are days that I want to give up. Then there are days...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 14

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    I was supposed to have a job interview today, but just as I was getting ready to leave, the recruiter called to tell me management was "busy" today and wanted to cancel. At least...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 10 Responses Aug 29

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    Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections :) think positive:)
    emily036 emily036 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 12

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    Today is going to be a good day because I am going to make it a good day. I started with a chakra opening meditation and read a few chapters of proverbs. Now I'm getting ready to...
    Midnightchorus Midnightchorus 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    Happy birthday to retired jockey Jerry Bailey who turns 57 today. Also born today singer Dinah Washington(1924) and actress Ingrid Bergman(1915).
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Aug 29

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    It's funny how looking through old photos can really put your life into perspective....how clearly you can see your life in chapters. I'm in a weird chapter of my life right now...
    SupernovaxGirl SupernovaxGirl 26-30 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I decided not to marry...Actully 3 month ago I was happy person, who has not much regret in life. Then one day by chance I discover that i am patent of Dibetic. Sugar Level was...
    remp remp 36-40, M Sep 8

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    I've been feeling pretty good today. This past week has been pretty good I haven't drank in exactly one week. I've had a bad habit of drinking but I talked it through with some...
    rjschuler rjschuler 18-21, M Sep 2

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    Shopping for a New Dress It was fairly early in my experience going out fully dressed, but a friend (another CD) and I decided we wanted to go dress shopping. There was a great...
    slipgirl274 slipgirl274 61-65, F 5 Responses Aug 31

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    I don't know why the idea of having some form of control to end my own life calms me so that I could sleep pleasantly at night. As illogical or dumb as this may seem the thought of...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I'm sooo happy for mindie, she is growing sooo fast, she turn 7 years old today, I got bella and Samantha up and Adam and his two girls, so we could wish mindie a happy birthday...
    jennylovestosmile jennylovestosmile 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 9

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    I found some keys at a bus stop and decided to miss my bus and drop them off at the house at the square. I left a note saying who to contact and the person who took the keys told...
    iKitKat iKitKat 18-21, F Sep 11

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    This is some wisdom I read recently. Made me stop and think. 10th grade As I sat there in English class, I stared at the girl next to me. She was my so called "best friend". I...
    KenzieluvsRupert KenzieluvsRupert 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Saw my counselor today and we talked stuff out and were a lot better. Not exactly what we used to be. I still have a lot of pain connected to our past. I don't think that can get...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I get to see my kids today. Happy dance. Life is good. I hope they know how happy the sight of their faces makes daddy!
    JustJoel JustJoel 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    He called to tell me he missed us and miss me in his life. I looked into his eyes and I melted as we webcam chatted a day later. When he told me he's married I realized so much...
    1a2l3j 1a2l3j 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    I turn 14 today! (: happy birthday to mee
    jessm2194 jessm2194 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    I made a post the other day talking about a really close friend and how he kisses me for the first time and I was so happy except... Now I feel like things have changed, he called...
    lifeisnottoobad lifeisnottoobad 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    The way you feel each day is a choice and damn it, I choose to be happy from here on out.
    diannalyon diannalyon 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I know I said I wasn't going to email you anymore because you have your other new life now so this is my alternative. I talked about you today with a person I met and told them how...
    julius5626 julius5626 26-30, M Sep 2

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    Words do not even come close to describing how happy I am right now. πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 10