I 'm Trying to Think Positive

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    I probably should have gotten therapy years ago

    but never did. I'm so reluctant to share my problems with anyone. How could they understand, anyway? I'm so different everyone else. So I keep it to myself. I'm always the one being strong for others until it becomes to much and one day I just explode into tears alone in my room...
    starling156 starling156
    22-25, M
    Apr 8, 2015

    i think negatively alot

    but i try not to do that, or say it out loud. trying to look on the bright side isnt always easy but i think id go crazy if i didnt
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    2 Responses Apr 10, 2015

    So recently I opened up

    and told a friend about everything that has been bothering me for the last 10 years. She's helping me through it. I can't help but have this feeling that somehow this is gonna end really bad for me. I'm really scared that she's going to abandon me. I know she won't, but still...
    Simiyes Simiyes
    31-35, M
    Mar 3, 2015

    Despite the negative energy

    that surrounds me, consumes me daily. I am thinking positive thoughts. I am smiling. I know that there is light at the end of the tunnel....in the meantme, I will hold my flashlight (God) in the darkness....He will guide me. and comfort me through it all...YOU BETTER BELIEVE IT...
    candyblu candyblu
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jan 12, 2015

    I believe thinking positive is almost like a a

    fuel, your the car and positivity is your fuel. Being positive is huge for me personally, I need positivity to keep me going, it's like a tool for me to use in life. I feel like it really boosts my confidence,abilities and most of all my drive, my drive to go forward in life...
    deleted deleted
    May 25, 2014

    “In the infinity of life

    where I am, all is perfect, whole, and complete, and yet life is ever changing. There is no beginning and no end, only a constant cycling and recycling of substance and experiences. Life is never stuck or static or stale, for each moment is ever new and fresh. I am one with...
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    1 Response Apr 7, 2015

    It's not so easy. There are moments,

    expressions, words, events that shape your mindset. You have to take a step back and take a good hard look at yourself and what you're taking on, what you're taking in, the people in your life. You have to choose what is feeding you life, and reject what is feeding you death...
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses
    51-55, F
    8 Responses Apr 9, 2015

    Trying to keep positive.

    Even if everything seems to be falling apart..
    Wizewords Wizewords
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 17, 2015

    Trying very hard. Things are hard

    but I know all I need to do is stay positive and get through it. Life is good
    Christineevee Christineevee
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 11, 2015

    I am an awesome pediatric home care nurse

    and feel like my skills are being wasted without a job.. I keep having to decline jobs because of my kids schedule and not having a flexible schedule. It's been 4 months without a job. I try hard every day searching, searching, searching, for the right job so my kids can have me...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jan 14, 2015

    I always try my best to think positive.

    Pretty much my whole life i've been my worst enemy. I learned to figure out not everyone's going to like you. That doesn't really matter. If you have a good group of people that are there for you and food, water, clothes, and shelter... that's all you really need think of the...
    lovebugg11 lovebugg11
    18-21, F
    May 26, 2015

    But it's not happening.

    I feel worthless. Like I'm not needed ever. I can see myself being alone till I die :-( I've never felt so alone. I miss those cuddles in bed at night. Or those hugs around the waist and kisses on the forehead. But I always seem to be last option. Why can't I be someone first...
    Britishblueeyes Britishblueeyes
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Apr 8, 2015

    "You have power over your mind - not outside

    events. Realize this, and you will find strength." Marcus Aurelius
    Aimee17 Aimee17
    41-45, F
    2 Responses May 10, 2014

    But some people are just to stupid.

    Anyways unicorns, rainbows and butterflies!
    BananaAna BananaAna
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 26, 2014

    i am happy, simple as that,

    wake up and think that you're happy
    nickisteph nickisteph
    22-25, F
    Jul 19, 2015

    But it's really hard to do sometimes

    when you're surrounded by so much negativity.
    CarverReturns CarverReturns
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2016

    I have a friend who used to ALWAYS ask me,

    "What's something positive that happened today?" It used to irritate me when I was asked that when I was in a funk. Because he wouldn't let me leave the subject until I found something positive that happened. But today, halfway through, I was in a funk. Firstly, when I woke up...
    xxblasianxx xxblasianxx
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 19, 2014

    Making mind a treasure chest: Running into a

    childhood friend recently, and reminiscing over past years, I started bombarding her with blitzkrieg of queries. Do you remember the day, wherein in a roadside bistro, we had bolted down palate-scalding samosas, dunked in mint chutney, and later on, had capped it up with blobs...
    IamnotCharlieSheen IamnotCharlieSheen
    46-50, M
    Feb 3, 2015

    I accept with my heart the moment I live in

    and positive thinking leads me to a better place.
    nelice nelice
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 7, 2015

    starting to feel postie again.

    I'm not as down as yesterday. I believe things are slowly but surely patching up in me ;)
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 7, 2015

    Here's a motivational speech I am listening to

    while I get ready for work this morning, in case anyone needs a little boost. :) http://youtu.be/TIshfn66uOI
    wantingtobehappy84 wantingtobehappy84
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 26, 2016

    I'm trying to block out everyone else

    and keep going on this journey GOD has set for me.,
    dashuria dashuria
    18-21, F
    Nov 8, 2014

    Write about your eThe worst type of person to

    be around is someone who complains about everything and appreciates nothing
    thatmike thatmike
    22-25, M
    Aug 1, 2015

    Life is either a daring adventure

    or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable. Helen Keller
    Aimee17 Aimee17
    41-45, F
    3 Responses May 6, 2014

    I can do it, few more days

    and the whole college process is over. All the grades are done and applications will be sent. A huge stress will be off my shoulders. I'll be able to relax a lot more and really enjoy the rest of my senior year (hopefully). I just need to breathe and stay positive, I'll be fine...
    RoastedCycki RoastedCycki
    70+, F
    Nov 29, 2015

    Life can either be your heaven

    or hell. I've had some really low moments so some positivity is much needed. I want to stay on my happy positive life course and not fall back into my dark lonely negative place.
    kibilichantelle kibilichantelle
    22-25, F
    Aug 28, 2015

    I am trying really hard to be positive

    and it's not working. Especially right now that I've been drinking a little with some friends I really don't feel like being here. I want to be gone.
    SineyElle89 SineyElle89
    26-30, T
    3 Responses Nov 26, 2015

    gosh this app has really been wonderful!

    I have always wanted a group therapy for normal human beings that relate to each other...that relate to me. today I had a good day. I took advice from you guys and woke up today and said "today is going to be a good day" today was just that. a good day. thank you.
    jessiroseca jessiroseca
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 6, 2015

    I Love myself no matter what Anyone says

    smileylove91212 smileylove91212
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 27, 2015

    I try to stay positive.

    Every night before I go to bed, I tell myself it is time to hit that reset button. The day has ended, and tomorrow brings a new day full of challenges some new and some old. Try as I might and without fail something comes along and just drags me down. Be that a phone call, email...
    educatedredneck educatedredneck
    41-45, M
    Oct 29, 2014

    Just think, You are not here by chance,

    but by God's choosing. His hand formed you And made you the person you are. He compares you to no one else- you are one of a kind. You lack nothing that His grace can't give you. He has allowed you to be here at this time in history to fulfill His special purpose for this...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 26, 2016

    I'm trying to be really positive

    and pump myself up for work right now. Long story short, I'm a waitress and lots of drama has been happening here, there are previous stories. Anyways, it's hard being here but I've had a few decent shifts where I was able to power through with a a smile and work my butt off...
    wantingtobehappy84 wantingtobehappy84
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 24, 2016

    Once you replace negative thoughts with

    positive ones, you'll start having positive results. Willie Nelson
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Nov 7, 2014

    I heard a positive advice

    for people that are scared to talk to strangers (girls in my case): "It's just another friend you don't know yet"
    xxperience xxperience
    31-35, M
    Nov 9, 2014

    I`m 20 years old, usually around people my age

    and in doing so I end up hearing thoughts and Ideas from my age group. Before I start to explain this post, I mean this as in general thoughts and not saying this is how people around my age think or see the world. I live the in the UK, Scotland. I`m 20 years old and allot of...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 9, 2014

    I'm trying .. But my mind doen'st stop thinking

    negative thoughts. -.- I'm ******* getting insane here. Help meeee!!!
    MissDeviant MissDeviant
    16-17, F
    Apr 16, 2016

    It's been about five month

    since I told my husband about my interest in being with a woman. I thought at the time that was the most difficult thing to do. I was way wrong!! The hardest part about my experiences the past few months is trying to find the right person. I have talked with many women off this...
    Wantsfortomorrow Wantsfortomorrow
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Nov 7, 2014

    I have a new job. my dream job.

    and it's going well. I do appreciate all the opportunities I've had in this life but it's so difficult to stay positive when I'm in constant pain. it's getting harder to walk and I know with the conditions I have I'm lucky I can walk at all I am grateful for this but as the...
    LadySweetz LadySweetz
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 26, 2016

    I don't chase people anymore.

    I learned that I'm here and I'm important. I'm not going to run after people to prove that I matter
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

    Easier said than done though

    but still trying to.
    PanHead1989 PanHead1989
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jan 31, 2016

    I 'm trying to think

    but I can't:(
    Mikapipi Mikapipi
    22-25, F
    Oct 19, 2015

    find myself laughable whilst trying to improve

    my vocabulary. probably used 6985368 words in the wrong context within the past 24's😂
    samanthaannemccann samanthaannemccann
    18-21, F
    Jan 31, 2016
    paulinaleonardo paulinaleonardo
    18-21, F
    May 23, 2015
    CallMeShy CallMeShy
    18-21, F
    May 20, 2015

    It's incredibly hard

    for me to stay positive, especially when so many of my loved ones are filling my head with negative thoughts. I know they mean well - they aren't trying to break me down, they just want me to think realistically and consider the downsides. The problem is that they have no idea...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Nov 20, 2015
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