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I Decide to Be Happy Today

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 49 People

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

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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 Sep 15

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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 1 Response Sep 23

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    So the bears won yesterday, and my m&m's are celebrating, they keep pairing orange and blue :) crazy candy
    TheAmazingSpiderJoe TheAmazingSpiderJoe 18-21, M Sep 23

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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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    Something I wrote to him, although I didn't send it. Thank you. I have a lot of things to thank you for. Thank you for showing me how to love and supposedly be "loved". Thank...
    weightingforhappiness weightingforhappiness 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Born on this date in 1895 comedian, Bud Abbott and also in 1890 comedian, Groucho Marx. Want to see a good Abbott And Costello movie, try Buck Privates. A good Marx Bros. film...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 hr ago

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    When i was heading to a grocery store in Saudi Arabia name othaim market in othman bin affan road riyadh city branch, i had feeling of depression and anger. I wasnt able to manage...
    Fleindonfox85 Fleindonfox85 26-30, M Sep 23

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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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    So, today is the day. The day that make all other days seem worthless. The day that's so special that everyone wishes this day could be everyday. Um, I don't know what I'm talking...
    Duckix3 Duckix3 16-17 4 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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 5 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 Sep 15

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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 Sep 18

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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 Sep 21

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    Interesting day. My wife died two weeks ago. Today I went to get her name tattooed on my forearm. She always called tattoos "Tramp stamps" but she would approve of this one...
    Diane60CD Diane60CD 66-70, M Sep 23

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    It's our First anniversary today! And it's her birthday too! :P less dates to remember aha :P I just wanna say happy anniversary and happy birthday to my baby Carissa. I love you...
    Kwilkwar9 Kwilkwar9 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm sort of happy. I've started college, I have good friends but the one friend I had is sort of distancing herself away from me. I've been ill the past week and I've had two...
    cmdoran cmdoran 18-21, F 1 Response 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 Sep 17

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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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    Look at this little cutie:) growing up sooo fast it's ridiculous:( I am not ready for him to be this old yet...but he is 3 today so happy birthday little man:) momma loves you:D
    SexyPayton SexyPayton 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7

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

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    I saw my old friend hunter today. I'm so happy I haven't seen him in 5 months
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M Sep 16

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    So today I had my first field hockey game today and I assisted the ball and we won 1-0 Now that's how you start of a season
    SavannahCole SavannahCole 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 17

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    Today I voted for the first time, not just for an election local or national, but a historic, life changing referendum! A two year long campaign has happened in Scotland over this...
    Ladybuddha1 Ladybuddha1 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    I feel so happy right now. I don't feel like this often but I do today. :)
    WearyBeautyLeah WearyBeautyLeah 16-17, F Sep 22

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    Every miserable person on here phony as hell pretending to be happy in the wee morning hours on a friday night and saying I'm mad to only make themself feel better... You people...
    tempe100 tempe100 22-25, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Why does this seem like it is the hardest choice to make in life? I want to be happy all the time, motivated, loving, talkative, positive, etc...I just want to smile through my...
    ej1901 ej1901 31-35, M