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I Enjoy Being Around People Who Are Positive

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    Positive Responses Only - I've had to deal

    with negatively OL and IRL on a regular basis and I feel it's time for a change, I want to be around people who will actually like my work and no I don't mean being a 'Yes-Man' or butt-kisser or sucking up, I mean people who would honestly like me or my work no matter what I...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M May 13

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    Through The Gloom And Doom I See ..... A Conga Line !!!

    Oh yes absolutely true! I worked at one time in an office with the most negative person in the world. I would come into work smiling , bouncy and after about 10 minutes of conversation with this co-worker , I would find myself deflated , and trying to use the letter opener to cut...
    softkitti softkitti 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 9, 2012

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    Positivity begets Positivity

    Positivity is a matter of your choices choose positive people to be surrounded by choose positive environments choose positive actions choose positive intentions choose positive attitude choose positive responsibility choose positive music choose positive art choose positive...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD 41-45, M 12 Responses Oct 28, 2011

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    How To Find Your Role Model?

    This is a question, but it is not the question that is very important right now... I guess what is more important before getting to that question is may be to ask why a role model, or even more importantly is how to determine the characteristics of that role model... There get...
    will2search will2search 46-50 1 Response Aug 12, 2012

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    I Always Hope It Will Rub Off On Me

    Positivity is catchy. That's why I try to surround myself with positive people. I need some for myself. lolI don't use people, but I do try to learn how to be positive by listening to them and watching how they handle things. I grew up in an environment that was nothing but...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 29, 2011

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    Cherry On Top!!

    with a Palm of a Chuckling toddler,,reach for the Sky (Y),, Grab a handful of fluffy Candy floss Clouds,, Roll'em in your hands,, Shape ur Dreams,, Taste'em, ..they'll Come True..=)
    bellavanilla bellavanilla 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26, 2013

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    Positive People

    Positivity breeds positivity. The more positive people around the more positive u feel.
    Maz1980 Maz1980 31-35, F Dec 20, 2012

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    People I Like

    "Bad associations spoils useful habits" (A bible quote I remember)   It's true! I know it! I know that in the past a lot of the things I got involved with and the person I once had a lot to do with the people I associated with. The people I hung out with at one point reflected...
    surrealreality surrealreality 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2012

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    I try to surround myself only with positive

    people and thoughts because I feel like positive things will gravitate to me.
    trishayvette trishayvette 22-25, F May 13

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    Positive Returns

    You smile ~ I smile. You say something nice ~ I say something nice. You get what you give I guess. I enjoy being around positive people.  I thrive in their company.
    2wiceasnice 2wiceasnice 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 27, 2011

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    Me Too, I Like People Who Are Positive

    Being a positive person I hardly can take people who are negative, people whose cup is always half empty. Recently I was diagnosed of Temporal Arthritis and there were some changes in my life style since then. Inspite of all those changes I keep being the same person I was...
    spiins spiins 56-60, F 1 Response May 24, 2013

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    "The Earth Is But One Country And Mankind Its Citizens"

    God created one earth and one mankind to people it. Man has no other habitation, but man himself has come forth and proclaimed imaginary boundary lines and restrictions, naming them Germany, America, France etc.... And torrents of blood are spilled in defence of these imaginary...
    taumaranui taumaranui 41-45 May 19, 2012

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    I try to keep a positive attitude toward life

    and work and when I find others who are the same we are able to share this and have fun with whatever task is happening! Being positive brings happiness to me, and usually a song, and I enjoy sharing it with those around me. I smile and sing and hear others take up the tune and...
    cuddles1266 cuddles1266 56-60, M Sep 24

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    It Is An Upward Spiral

    I've worked for some big name companies, and I've gotten to know some pretty powerful people.  The one thing they have in common is a positive attitude.  One person likes to say "I didn't know it was impossible when I did it".When I am around positive people, I feel my own...
    DarknessCalls DarknessCalls 41-45, T 2 Responses Jan 6, 2012

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    I think it's okay if people don't want to talk about specific things in their life, but it's better to say something like, "I'm sad today." instead of "I'm fine." so that I know...
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    This month, the month of December, have been a very depressing month for me and my heart. The pain keeps on coming every single damn day. I find it hard to hide the pain away...
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    I have a friend and she's very load and I'm quite quiet and people ask how I put up with her since she's "so loud" but it doesn't bother me I admire her for being confident enough...
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    MacabreCannibal MacabreCannibal 16-17, F Dec 14

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    I love the honest, genuine people that I do come across. They're rare! Being truly yourself and sharing how you truly feel is golden.
    thescrap2hisbozley thescrap2hisbozley 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    So I seriously don't take compliments well. At all. It always ends up with me laughing awkwardly and literally telling the other person to 'shut up' - or some variable of such. It...
    Minzypop Minzypop 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I felt like everyone was being an arsehole an hour ago but now I feel like they're all making me into an arsehole AGGHHHHHJRRRRRR I'm just holding it together Try to keep the...
    shadowgem shadowgem 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    I'm an emotional person, that speaks my mind. I tell people the truth weather they like it or not. I'm not brutal, but I certainly never sugar coat... I hate it when people say one...
    BritBlack BritBlack 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I'm myself at school and for that reason I have haters and lovers I know who is there for me and I could care less about the haters they're irrelevant,
    HandyMannyWanny HandyMannyWanny 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    BE WHO YOU ARE. YOU ARE SPECIAL .
    Bpack Bpack 31-35 3 Responses Dec 8

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    No matter what you do, there will always be naysayers, who try to belittle your efforts. They very some kind of perverse pleasure in seeing your defeat, maybe because they never...
    anonymousmuslimteen anonymousmuslimteen 16-17, M Dec 10

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    Somewhat new to NYC - 31 year old writer. It's tough to meet people in this city!
    Rcbwabash Rcbwabash 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    I'd love to meet some new people that wouldn't mind chatting about geeky things. It'd be great if you were in Washington so we could meet up too.
    Niltiac6 Niltiac6 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    where are the 16-17 people at? ^~^
    savvy1998 savvy1998 16-17, F 6 Responses Dec 13

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    I lost my pet parakeet tweeter and my neighbor next door, armando the same exact day, last year. They Both meant a lot to me in different ways but my heart just shattered into...
    marebare303 marebare303 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    I have met a few good people on here and a few not so good people on here.
    oliviasmith2014 oliviasmith2014 36-40, F 9 Responses Dec 14

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    I think it's important to share how you feel. I can understand if you don't want to share super personal stuff, but sharing when you're having a bad day is better than bottling it...
    Leofflaed Leofflaed 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Yeah, those kind of people are certainly full of confidence and pride or themselves, I envy those kind of peeps.
    FriendlyDragon FriendlyDragon 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago