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I Have a New Outlook On Life

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    Has anyone noticed how much of a difference

    looking at the world a different way makes; it's almost like living in someone else's life. Bad stuff still happens, no denying that. But I feel like I don't have to let life knock me down as much of the time. And even when life knocks me down, I feel more confident that I can...
    notafraid777 notafraid777 16-17, M Aug 25

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    I Chose Between 3 Frogs

    I used my imagination to chose between three frogs. And what do you know, it was the frog with the positive attitude.
    Peter123 Peter123 41-45, M 3 Responses May 26, 2009

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    In Just One Moment

    it was all out on the table, i had no more secrets to him. i wanted to die, i wanted it over, i was going to. and then he said... he said that he understood that i wanted to, and he wouldnt hate me if i did do it. he just wanted me to say goodbye before i did it. it hit me liike...
    ticanaru ticanaru 13-15, F Aug 30, 2012

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    It's On. Okay, You Win.

    It’s just you and me. Right here. Right now. You think you’ve got all the power because I have already shown my cards, that I am afraid, and hurt, and feeling intimidated. But it ends today, this power struggle, this emotional game. I am stepping up. I just want to say I’m...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 41 Responses Jul 25, 2012

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    I'm In!

    Ever since I got rid of my depression, I had gained a whole new outlook in life! I now see life as one big adventure. I'm ready to take in good new things, as well as deal with the bad stuff too. I feel alive! I never felt that way, in my life before... I do now, everyday. But...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 7, 2009

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    I Have a New Outlook On Lifete

     I am 49 years old and have struggled with my weight and self esteem for what seems all of my life.  When I entered my forties no matter what I ate or how much I exercised my weight continued to increase.  I am only 5' 3", so when my weight reached 150 lbs I...
    cleansecoach cleansecoach 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I don't have a fun life at all. All day long I just stay at home and do stuff that does not interest me. I'd like to travel, meet new people, get drunk and do crazy stuff but being...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 18

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    I was about 13.. I had this friend who I was hanging out with on a parking garage, he said he would jump if I left him too go home, I had too be home. When I got home he called me...
    TaylorRenee14 TaylorRenee14 16-17, F Aug 30

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    Always thought the choice between being happy for yourself and giving up the things we want to make others happy was such a fine line. I wanted to have a great life just being...
    enoch1005 enoch1005 22-25, M Sep 3

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    I am thankful for the people I have in my life
    cjohnson1983 cjohnson1983 31-35, F a week ago

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    I must be a boring person really or led a sheltered life! I didn't think l was, but I've noticed some folks on here have literally hundreds of experiences, some have thousands and...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy; I mean that if you are happy you will be good. - Bertrand Russell
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    I came on this site less than a week ago. I was like Bilbo Baggins prior to that, living way off in the country, virtually retired from the world, I thought I was at peace with...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    I had mono my senior year in high school (most likely the trigger event). After that I realized my body wasn't right, but I pushed through it. I was a college athlete. 2 years ago...
    Shannyn7 Shannyn7 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This is true. Im not talking about your typical hollywood action movie scene where i dramatically took a bullet for somebody or pushed them out the way of a moving truck at the...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    Be Thankful They Blessed Your Life
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I just threw in this group for people that have done so much with there life, they are burn out or bored with it. My goal is to use this experience we have to help others.
    starfoxACEFOX starfoxACEFOX 26-30, M Sep 2

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    I have saved many lives. They were all kids lives though like under 18. I have also talked many people out of self harm as we'll. I am suicidal and I wish to self harm as we'll but...
    gamerslippy99991 gamerslippy99991 16-17, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I really don't asides my older sister she's my best friend really she's actually my only friend I wanna know what's so repellent of me in real life 0.0 like do I come of as a...
    BabyDuchanne BabyDuchanne 16-17, F Sep 6

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    Right though I mean just for this teen part of my life I don't regret how I spend my sad little days -,-
    BabyDuchanne BabyDuchanne 16-17, F Sep 6

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    I guess this would count considering how bad it could have bin, today was a normal day at work done my shift and was gonna go home but I thought I'd say a bit to help out and it...
    lloydac lloydac 18-21, M Aug 23

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    I am a girl and it is a pain in the butt we have so many responsibilities bras and period etc. And if we don't look pretty we get judged for also mood swings 1 sec I will be happy...
    ChloeMcLeod ChloeMcLeod 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 5

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    I found my dad on the ground with his leg stuck in the tractor pedal. He was on the ground for 17 hours before I found him.
    wrancy wrancy 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    My heart is bleeding tonight what the hell was i thinking too goof to be true its all my fault i do this to myself nobody is to be blamed !
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Or had it wasted. Studied why people do what they do. Got sad. Suwocydal Depressed. Vengeful. Disabled.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 18

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    Me and this kid kept jumping of this diving board and after this 3 year old boy had jumped he when down and his floaty's when up so i tried calling my dad but he told me to be...
    QUA5AR QUA5AR 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    This IS A TRUE STORY! When I was 4 I got the worst birthday suprise ever. My party was ending and there was a knock at the door. My older brother was not home so my mom answer the...
    DanielWilson2000 DanielWilson2000 13-15 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I love this app. I love how I am not judged. I love how I can share my experiences and feelings, it really lightens me. I feel so good after posting my experiences. There are...
    prettyloner prettyloner 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 2

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    My friend was walking on thin ice on a pond and fell through and couldn't swim and went under till I cleared a path through inch thick ice to pull him up
    stevencollett stevencollett 13-15, M Sep 4

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    I can dream about the future, ghost and other weird things. Does anyone else has the same experience?
    TheNigthWillArise TheNigthWillArise 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    ...and that makes me who I am <3 Proud of it.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I enjoy getting to know people and cultures. Every person has a different perspective and a different experience of the world. I get inspired by variation and I feel as if my world...
    nelby710 nelby710 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I have accepted myself, not in a way that I know myself therefore I should change everything to fit in the society and #yolo. No not that, but simply I have accepted that, me, who...
    anon152 anon152 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    I wish my life could have turned out differently. I am a married woman, but have been very happy for the last 24 year now. I guess it was ever since we had to sell our new...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    I'm new here woo. I've only seen a couple posts but I thought it'd be good just posting about my life, its just crazy as hell. I'll just start off with a little about my childhood...
    israelll israelll 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    When I was younger, I was bullied and made fun of--even by teachers! My mom took me out of school in fourth grade and started to home school me. It was during this year that we...
    HatersGonnaHateMe HatersGonnaHateMe 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Feeling pretty great at the moment. Meeting new people, going new places, life is pretty good right now.
    thatjacksonchickk thatjacksonchickk 16-17, F Aug 31

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    feeling lonely as ****..thinking of past circumstances..of my current problems,just thinking of everything,anxious..i keep wanting to talk to someone i shouldnt..and thinking about...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    Little kids have to wear life jackets 2 reasons why they should wear them 1st is if they are new at swimming 2second if kids don't wear them they could drown "
    painfulwedgiegirl painfulwedgiegirl 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    This human being I called my "mother" is not what she appears to be; motherly, caring, quiet, sweet & innocent. Here's how I found out I got married few months ago, husband and I...
    sydnew sydnew 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Today I had the need to write and get a lot of pain and hurt off my chest, The way my son died was so dam tragic , I just can't STILL believe there is that kind of a people out...
    streets718 streets718 56-60, F Sep 5

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    To really take the stress out of your respective shift, we can provide a whole or partial packing provider, based on your spending budget and necessities. Our seasoned team of...
    Devon1739q Devon1739q 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    hello everyone im new here, i will be happy to have new friends here :)
    Niotask Niotask 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Some of us forget how blessed and thankful we are to has the things we have in this life time. Everyday I thank God for everything he has given me. There are people who have it...
    nadiarenee nadiarenee 16-17, F Aug 22

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    I am a New member here in EP.. PM me I want to have new Friends. God Bless!
    TheRealYhan TheRealYhan 16-17, F Aug 31

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    Hi. Please read this cause I would like to explain a concept lots of you seems to misunderstand. There I was forcing laughters faking smiles. Lying to myself that I'm actually...
    TheLadyYves TheLadyYves 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Thinking about life itself as i use to do i realized a magnificent interior revelation. I will try to explain in writing form this feeling that i had. All of us came to existance...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Sep 4

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