I Now Believe That Happiness Is A Choice That We Make

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    I thought I was "happy" for years pursuing all the things that were bad for me, and looking for "myself" in them. It wasn't till I hit a wall doing such things and taking a personal inventory to find out I was committing suicide on the installment plan and why I was doing it in...
    StarWanderer StarWanderer
    56-60, M
    Jul 31, 2013

    Get Your Mind Out Of The Hospital

    Pain is a wrong perspective. When it is experienced in any form, it is a proof of self-deception. It is not a fact at all. There is no form it takes that will not disappear if seen aright. For pain proclaims God cruel. How could it be real in any form? It witnesses to God the...
    StarWanderer StarWanderer
    56-60, M
    Aug 1, 2013

    Happy Accidents

    I have been through alot in my 39 years. Like many others, I know the pain and heartache and struggles life can bring. I think my positive attitude and sense of humor are what have gotten me through. It is not always easy to keep a positive attitude. It is easy to ask, "...
    deleted deleted
    Oct 11, 2009

    Yeah now i believe that happiness

    and some kind of bad think happen for our work.if we do better than some think happen thats good one.but if we do wrong than....
    haquemasum02 haquemasum02
    18-21, M
    Sep 22, 2015

    ~No Excuses Please~

    This story is for healthy capable people who choose to whine and complain. If no one loves you, love someone who has no one. If you are lonely and broke, walk to the nearest nursing home and talk to someone who has not had a visitor for years. If you are hungry, volunteer at...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone
    56-60, F
    5 Responses Feb 19, 2013

    So few people today realize just

    who they are. Or even try to be anybody. They continue to exist in the thin veil of imposed comfort without realizing that society itself can disappear at a moments notice. And on top of that, too many people wallow in their self-pity instead of setting their sights on...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 21, 2015

    Yes It Certainly Is

    This man: http://www.barryneilkaufman.com has taught me how to be happy from within myself just by deciding to be happy and NOT unhappy. It's a choice! I spent most of my life expecting or waiting for happiness to arrive from outside of me. There is reason for this which goes...
    jimrich jimrich
    70+, M
    Jan 28, 2011
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