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I Have To Encourage Myself Often

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 153 People

    I strive to rise above all difficulties in life.

    If I encourage myself successfully it leaves no room for others to take glory in what God is doing in my life.
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    Everything Will Be Ok... God Is Working Things Out

    As things move and change, making most of us uncomfortable, and uncertain of what may happen next, please hear that "Everything will be OK. God is working things out." As I write this hub, I think about Paul - who sets an excellent example that reminds us to encourage...
    sroberts9 sroberts9 46-50, F Mar 1, 2011

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    Every Day, All The Time

    I'm trying to break free from the negativity and depression that has plagued me for 30 years.I've been focusing on only positive things, and giving myself a break when I mess up or do something not very positive. I have to remind myself that I'm human, and I have a right to...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2011

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    Self Motivation

    Seriously, I have to tell myself  "I can do this"..I do so much in school, lesson plans, my personal  studies and meetings..I spent a 12 hour day .doing my class & evening classes. I often say, " Just 2 more hours, you can  rest then. After a tough day I pat...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 2 Responses May 20, 2010

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    It Isn't Always Easy

    To encourage yourself takes a determine to make it mind I often have to remind myself of positiveness to reinforce what I know I already know It has been so many times I felt like I just had to have another humans approval that I should not allow situations and delimma's to get...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F Jan 17, 2013

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    I always forget to eat... so I end up sleeping a lot because I have no energy. It is not the worst problem but I feel that it cannot be healthy...
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    thoughts pounding my mind, everything is moving so fast I can't get a grip of myself. I need to take back my life, I need to regain sight back on the positive.
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    You know what ****** me off? When people wish mental illnesses on themselves. As if having Depression, Anxiety, Panic attacks, Borderline Personality Disorder, Complex PTSD...
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    Hi all, This is really different. I have always been uncomfortable in my skin, but lately now been more extreme...
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    I just want to say I was just talking to myself a minute ago and I was complaining about me talking to myself again cause its just a habit and then "Everybody Talks" by Neon Trees...
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    People think I am the black girl with the purple Afro in my account picture. I have to keep explaning I'm not. This is my safe place, my Outlet for my thoughts, fears...
    BlackSheep613 BlackSheep613 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I'll probably have to get used to it. I have me, myself and I. YAY(!)
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I use to cut and quite often at that, but then this amazing and wonderful person came into my life (now my girlfriend) and helped me stop cutting because it's 100% not the answer...
    xxSatansDemonxx xxSatansDemonxx 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I always blame it on the cat and everyone always believes me
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've cut many people out of my life to get rid of drama. But I seemed to have left myself no one to hang out with. I have an odd personality which makes it hard to hang onto...
    Mj13ahestrella Mj13ahestrella 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have had this problem with myself since I was a kid. I think this may have something to do with my autism but I get a bit hard on myself and put myself down all the time. Every...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This brief vent is less about abnormally big breasts and more about email messages. From time to time I will post a vent, my thoughts on a specific situation, my personal...
    AbbyVents AbbyVents 22-25, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    My mother does not like gay people she sort of hates them. She thinks it's disgusting and not right. She says gays are dirty. Mainly because she thinks they all don't use condoms...
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    When I was three years old my parents were killed in a car accident. And I was sent to live with my aunt and uncle. My aunt and uncle loved me very much although my aunt was very...
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    emotional clearing is a gateway to the next level of development on the individual basis it seems. since yesterday; being emotionally triggered revealed many things perhaps i was...
    Solongotgon Solongotgon 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Just last night until 2 am. I need to find a job.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have Essential Myoclonus and was diagnosed in college. It's been about 19 years and I just want you encourage others in the same situation that you are not alone. When I was...
    pktljames pktljames 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I am picking up my husband next week! He has survived all of this and I thank God. I appreciate all who have encouraged me and walked with me through this. It's been a difficult...
    Steph0415 Steph0415 46-50, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm writing this to document and share three of my personal experiences with having overdosed on the antihistamine medication,"Kroger Allergy Tablets", in which the main ingredient...
    SukiPuppy SukiPuppy 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Dear all of you - I have decided to write all your letters today in combination of just one. So here it is... Dear America - I have found myself questioning the legality in...
    sambiggie sambiggie 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    I strongly believe I have DPD. I haven't been diagnosed yet, and I assume I might be diagnosed in a few months. The way this came about was that, my best friend was reading an...
    popgirlll popgirlll 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Pleased to say that I have found myself a Hair Master and he's great! He will look after my hair and everything that entails: brushing, shampooing, rollers, and more. Already had...
    kindashyone kindashyone 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I used cut myself. I had a really tough time in my life when i was super duper depressed. It was horrible. I did a lot of things that i regret but the one thing I regret most was...
    dorksarecute dorksarecute 16-17, F Jul 19

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    it was a period in my life that I'm so glad is over and has made me such a strong person. at the time, i couldn't see a way out and you don't think there is one. i was so consumed...
    mxtxc mxtxc 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Okay I hate when people message me just because they have a t-girl or crossdresser fetish and message me and ask for pics of me naked or show me pics of their junk. Just because I...
    tgheather tgheather 26-30, T 2 Responses Jul 19

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    For all those people who are cutting at the moment please stop I'm saying this because I care about all of you I know what it's like to feel like it's the only thing that can make...
    Naniebananie Naniebananie 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I have really bad insomnia. I just can't sleep it's abnormal like I'm not suppose to sleep. It's so bad I feel tired but my body doesn't want to sleep and I find myself up for over...
    Shilfer Shilfer 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Why would people WANT to ENCOURAGE obesity? There is NOTHING healthy about it, as it is, in fact, detrimental to your health. The ONLY people I believe would actually encourage...
    dwyli33 dwyli33 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I am so tired encouraging myself. telling myself that everything will be fine. i can't trust myself anymore...
    Potchii Potchii 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I have, until this time, resisted the urge to post a comment that sounds like I am doing so solely to generate sympathy. Not that I have anything against anyone that reaches out in...
    Heartofgold4one Heartofgold4one 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Suffering with chronic depression and anxiety I have found that I have become quite reclusive. I see a friend once or twice a week, but apart from that I stay at home by myself. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 17

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    (Or at least I think I might have it) I haven't been officially diagnosed, mainly because I'm too cheap to pay for therapy. I'm a psychology graduate and am familiar with the...
    jocosus jocosus 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I am writing this is the hope it may help someone else. I completely forgot I had this account until I received an email which led to me to my first and only post back in 2013...
    rose24785 rose24785 22-25, F Jul 15