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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 3 days ago

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    I just came back from the gym and the rain started to fall, I feel blessed and more happy than ever. The sound of rain and music mixed is just priceless. I think I am gonna write...
    silvermoon9619 silvermoon9619 16-17, F Jun 26

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    I have a little new cat.. just the day before my big test..! Btw any kind of help to study?
    Tapeed Tapeed 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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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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    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 1 hr ago

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    Guys...I am exhausted mentally and psychically...anyone else so f***ing happy tomorrow is Friday? Wishing everyone well... Missing my friends...so talk me up!! J
    meme98 meme98 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Happy Belated Birthday My Sweet Cyn. ....I am sorry this is late but I have been working a lot..... Hoping you had a wonderful birthday. .....and many more to come..... Now...
    SimplyK SimplyK 51-55, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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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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    It's been warm in Paris today. Right now it's still 29 degrees Celsius. I was late getting started, as I had to get into work early for a staff meeting. I had to rush dress, so I...
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 4 Responses 10 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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    Is sad to realize today that i lost the chance to be happy with a person that really made me feel myself.i was always in need of something not giving the right value to that...
    bluedolphin22 bluedolphin22 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Thursday, July 24, 2014....Today I'm wearing white Dockers briefs. These are some of the most comfortable fly-front briefs I've ever worn.
    UndieGuy UndieGuy 36-40, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Happy Birthday to former lost in space star Mark Goddard.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 14 hrs ago

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    Why can't I be happy with life and the world?
    Charliee4 Charliee4 16-17, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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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 4 days 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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    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 3 days ago

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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 1 day 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 1 day 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 Jun 29

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    I decided to be happy because life is too short to be sad all the time.From now on I will wake up and I will tell myself how much I'm happy that I don't have a cancer and that I...
    Heaventohell1 Heaventohell1 18-21 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well, technically my new experience happened yesterday, but it spilled over to 3:30am this morning, so I guess that still counts! I'll split this journal into two posts; one for...
    Drag0nMaster Drag0nMaster 18-21, F Jul 6

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    Today, I did three nice things: As I was in the drive-thru, getting ready to order my morning coffee, a lady came up to me and asked me if I had $.80 so she could buy a can of...
    TheLadyWoreBlack TheLadyWoreBlack 46-50, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Have never gone without a bra since I was 11. Decided not to wear one today when I walked the dog. Coupled with a sleeveless tight T-shirt, and slight erect nipps I got some looks...
    Roargasm Roargasm 41-45, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I often wonder what my friends day is like... yeah some say they went to work or cleaned house or just sat around doing nothing. But that's not what I really mean. How did you...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Today is my Birthday July 23rd, anyone else birthday is today? Happy Birthday to me!
    bribrinique bribrinique 18-21, F 97 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's been Awhile since my last post. But I have officially separated from my husband. It was hard but I made the choice to Love me more. So I have decided to live a stress free...
    Shakira31 Shakira31 31-35, F Jun 28

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    I wanna go to college because I wanna push myself to see how far I can go, I want to further my education and understand things better not to know things but to really have an...
    fangirl54 fangirl54 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Today in addition to not eating and drinking I should not think negative about any thing or any one I should treat all people with open heart that means my neighbor, police men...
    sudan200 sudan200 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    1st July 1882-1st July 1962.Dr.Bidhan Chandra Roy,an eminent Indian physician was born today .His birthday is celebrated as Doctors'Day in India.Happy Doctor's Day.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F Jun 30

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    Today was an awesome, maybe the best day yet for we are change victoria. My favorite event we do is canada day on the gorge and this was our 3rd year down there, second with a tent...
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