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I Have to Laugh to Feel Better

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    Surrounded By Funny People

    i surround myself with people who make me laugh. I suffer from depression  so i surround myself with funny people who can always make me feel better and see the funny side of life.  
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 22, 2009

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    Laughter Keeps Me Balanced!

    I may come across to you guys as a really serious person and at times I am, but nothing makes my day more than an unexpected guffaw! I love to make those closest to me laugh as well as a stranger having a bad day...What better gift can you give to someone than the ability to...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2008

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    Best Medicine

    Sometimes I'll hear something funny late in the evening and I'll laugh, and then realize that's the first time I've laughed all day.  And then I think to myself that it's no wonder I had such a bad day or that I'm in such a bad mood;  it's because I haven't laughed all...
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 Jan 19, 2008

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    I've sworn to myself that THIS year I WILL lose weight so that I can feel better about myself. I have low self esteem, partly because I feel ugly because I'm so fat. Whenever I get...
    ConfessionsOfALostGurl ConfessionsOfALostGurl 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    after food poisoning,, throwing up all day yesturday, and not ********, or farting at all, and everything I ate the night before last was still in my stomach, and has not moved...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M Dec 30, 2014

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    Feeling better. Still u know, parents yelling whatever... Brother, school... Etc... Variety of other things too, but stopped feeling so sad. *sigh* Going to work harder to control...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    A hot warm shower always makes me feel better.. No matter what kind of day I'm having.
    Kimberly543 Kimberly543 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I hate reading all these young people on here exclaiming how they just have a feeling they will die young. well I'm 18 years old and I got told a few days ago that I will not...
    twistedsoul22102210 twistedsoul22102210 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I know this is really weird, but I have this feeling that my right foot will be amputated by my mid 30s and I will die of like brain cancer or some crazy **** while I'm in my 40s.
    Ayelmaobby Ayelmaobby 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I heard or read somewhere (can't remember which) that if you're feeling unproductive to take a shower and that will motivate you. :)
    HorseGirl21 HorseGirl21 26-30, F 7 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I think it has something to do with showering in hot water, and also the feeling of clean, fluffy hair. Which, if you know me, I really like. It's just really nice to touch ><
    FishySundial FishySundial 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Today is the start of something more, a start of new... Ventured off in the horizon of a walk... Thought of thoughts... Feelings rose up and down in my Heart, anger, cold, upset...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    When I got to see him, all the boredom went away and the convo felt better. Messaging him and playing games doesn't really help me feel connected to him as a gf. But for him, he...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    There is no better stress reliever than getting in a nice hot shower and washing away your daily impurities. I have to have at least one shower each day, or I begin to feel more...
    upupandaway24 upupandaway24 18-21, F 11 Responses Jan 5

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    I feel great after my morning shower. Nothing better than getting up and out of bed and taking a hot and long shower. After my shower, I am ready to get my day started with my...
    singlemomwithkids singlemomwithkids 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    There's nothing better than a good shower. The water comes and takes off all the burden of the day. The shower time is also the time that I usually get inspired to do things, ideas...
    phsmorais phsmorais 18-21 Jan 6

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    Releasing every anxiety for those hours I spent here before bed writing and discovering new music set me up for a better day today. I still felt "meh" but at least I was calm and...
    SheSaidx SheSaidx 22-25, F Jan 11

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    it hurt me a lot. itll hurt me the rest of my life, guaranteed. but i have to get over it. there is no reason for me to change, i wasnt in the wrong. im not getting hurt by you...
    Ebolaa Ebolaa 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    at my house, I take 20 minute showers. hot, steamy, the heat opening my pores and I always hop out feeling refreshed (and no, I never please myself in the shower). last week...
    BiCPP BiCPP 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    Hot water on the skin makes me feel less cold and lonely. Soaping and scrubbing away the oil and dirt makes me feel like a brand new person. One word to summarize it all...
    mewmy mewmy 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    Love the nice clean feeling after a shower. Just got out of the shower a lil bit ago. Such a refreshing feeling! ;) yes I'm zestfully clean. lol (actually im oil of olay clean! lol...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    Thanks all you EP people out there. I was feeling like absolute shite for the last 4 days and wondering what the future held 4hrs on here and I feel like a normal person again...
    oinkers63 oinkers63 51-55, M Jan 20

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    Feeling clean is the best feeling ever. The day covers you with dirt of many kinds, a shower. It is a relief. Fresh. Renewed.
    Corzomec Corzomec 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Enjoying a bubbly hot shower. As the water runs down my body, feeling the worries wash off me. I imagine the negative vibes circling down the drain... close my eyes & let the water...
    LoveOverHatred LoveOverHatred 18-21, F Jan 5

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    The warm water that's soaked into my body makes me feel so.... Comfortable.....
    Lollipop948 Lollipop948 13-15, M Jan 7

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    Just got out of one actually. And I definetly feel brand spankin new. It's just that little moment we all need at some point during the day to think about things we need to change...
    kalypsso kalypsso 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I dont know that it is, i relax,i can think and after im done i feel so happy and gets alot of energy :)
    mannenspeci mannenspeci 22-25, M Jan 13

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    Yeah being naked and having warm water on me is a great feeling.
    notuh notuh 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    The shower is the pinnacle of the day. It starts the day and/or ends the day. The warm water cascading across the skin. Laying the head under the water and embracing the augmented...
    ShyAbusa ShyAbusa 26-30, M a week ago

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    I love lingerie and panties I mostly wear thongs and cheekies all the time and at night I'll sleep in my nittiy from VS. I ex GF got me started and I have loved it ever since.
    boytoy40 boytoy40 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Just weighed myself and I'm currently the lightest I've ever been in years! I used to have a gut but it's almost all the way gone now. Probably just have a few more pounds to go...
    DrunkGiraffe DrunkGiraffe 26-30, M Jan 11

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    It is quite nice. I love hot water cascading over me. My skin nice and smooth. If I have any aches or cares, they disappear. It's total me time here.
    Nixie1291 Nixie1291 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 16

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    Of course haha i'm a guy we can have some funnn in the shower xD
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've hung out with a very attractive guy everyday for a while. Nothing physical has ever happened between us despite the fact that i think we're both attracted to each-other on a...
    marsbarzzz91 marsbarzzz91 22-25, F Dec 30, 2014

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    With the sunshine and blue skies comes the rain, the thunder and the lightning. Both are equally loved and appreciated... As humans we are the same way, our moods personified in...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F Jan 4

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    well hello. .....this is my 1st post. I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who has kind words and understanding. I have a rare genetic disorder called ehlers-danlos syndrome...
    kathyeds kathyeds 36-40, F Jan 12

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    I just found a ton of old pictures with someone I used to be very close to, someone I used to love and trust, and now I have all these feelings fighting inside of me, but none of...
    Mariyah22 Mariyah22 18-21, F Jan 19

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    I can't take it anymore life just isn't worth living anymore. For the people I love the most I know you care but it's pointless and won't do you any good. I can't tell anyone that...
    Jb359 Jb359 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    When the depression strikes it's like a lion that cant be tamed, like a lightning bolt that cant be explained, like a magnet that has lost its connection.. its horrible. i don't...
    K33024W K33024W 13-15 4 days ago

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    It's funny to think how when I seem to have everything good in life I tried so hard to end my life. But now that I want to live, everything seems to be pushing me to end everything...
    bhabhablacksheep bhabhablacksheep 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    Shower gel, Body cream, Spray mist. ..same fragrance with notes of Jasmine and Honeysuckle. simply divine.
    Loren1977 Loren1977 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 2

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    Stress reliever, tear hider, restores positive thoughts...something about the water running down from my head to my toes, soothes and calms me.
    candyblu candyblu 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Hot water and strong water pressure! I wash the world away for a half our or so.
    SloaneHoji SloaneHoji 31-35, F 10 Responses Jan 5

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    Except when you snort water and shampoo up your nose. That's more painful than expected.
    TheHalfMadWriter TheHalfMadWriter 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    I like to wear soft white underwear with lots of frills and pretty bows as they make the kitten in me purr
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 31-35 1 Response Jan 14

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    Everything was going great until we got into bed and I asked him to talk to me more. He slammed the door and would've slept in the guest bedroom if I didn't start punching the wall...
    somewriter somewriter 22-25, F 7 Responses