I Now Believe That Happiness Is A Choice That We Make

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 150 People

    ~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

    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

    Baloney

    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

    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
    26-30
    Oct 11, 2009

    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

    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

    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...
    JamesLamar JamesLamar
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Sep 21, 2015

    Related Experiences

    Well, it's been a lovely time floating through Experience Project. I'd like to thank my few friends, the intelligent peeps, the fakers, the short-tempered, the perverts, etc. You...
    SlipperyHawk SlipperyHawk
    13-15, M
    Apr 21
    My name is Lupin, and I am alive. I am big into symbolism, not the kinds that you talk about in high school English classes, but the more authentic kind. The little moments in...
    ProcessOfBecoming ProcessOfBecoming
    18-21, T
    Apr 20
    TRUE! --nervous --very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad? The disease had sharpened my senses --not destroyed --not dulled them. Above...
    DaydreamingSleepwalker DaydreamingSleepwalker
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 19
    I get asked every now and then as a Christian man how do I feel about being saved from hell, inheriting eternal life? My answer is although I am grateful and glad to be saved I'm...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed
    31-35, M
    11 Responses Apr 19
    I just want to share something. One time I broke down lol, I was very upset with myself. I kept on saying.."God doesn't love me" it was my first time to cry like that because I...
    aDreamer27 aDreamer27
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 18
    The pulls, pushes, and prodding of this world make it so that there is no choice but to search for You, so that I can make it through my day. The fact that I am reminded of who I...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Apr 18
    The pulls, pushes, and prodding of this world make it so that there is no choice but to search for You, so that I can make it through my day. The fact that I am reminded of who I...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Apr 18
    Thank you EP. Thanks for being classy, having a great site, putting up with me, taking almost non-stop criticism from some, allowing the 10 word stories, you guys were a class...
    totallyradicalsmokers totallyradicalsmokers
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Apr 17
    the person knows who they are they have changed me to feel better now helping me beat depression it's you desi
    prodemonz prodemonz
    13-15, M
    1 Response Apr 17
    Do you have this on your mind? That you don't deserve happiness, That everyone deserves someone better than you, How to deal with this?how to get my self confidence back?
    Ciflo Ciflo
    18-21, F
    Apr 17
    I just wanted to write my good-bye before the closing. EP, has helped me up when I've felt down and connected me with caring people. I've made a lot of friends in just over a year...
    Benny412 Benny412
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 16
    Life is not just about chasing millions. It's about achieving happiness and finding fulfillment in what you do.
    hazaramujahideen hazaramujahideen
    70+, F
    3 Responses Apr 16
    Someday everything will make sense... So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason...even if we may...
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    Apr 16
    This year started off horrible but it was inevitable. Life would have taken this path no matter how hard I fought. I am a single mom and doing just fine. I'm doing it alone and I...
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Apr 14
    My bf and I are in a long distance relationship. Yes, long distance relationships are little hard to maintain but they are not impossible! so all the people who say they (long...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Apr 14
    God...if you can hear me, I need you. I know I haven't been the best lately. I know I've ****** up a lot. I know I say things I shouldn't. I know I question your existence more...
    ExploreroftheUnknown ExploreroftheUnknown
    18-21, M
    12 Responses Apr 13
    I've never been happy a day in my life but here are some ppl who really deserve a thank you Marco: your very funny very sweet and the best friend I could ever ask for when I was...
    Dessily Dessily
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    Whine less, wish less and just know that You are who You say You are, which is the I Am. Where I am not, You are. Funny how they say if you want things to turn out differently, You...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Apr 13
    Whine less, wish less and just know that You are who You say You are, which is the I Am. Where I am not, You are. Funny how they say if you want things to turn out differently, You...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Apr 13
    happiness...friendship.....love.... elusive and sometimes fleeting. an expression of emotion worth more than gold and needed for life more than oxygen. what price happiness...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    Apr 13
    We wonder why we treat ourselves so badly! It's the mean and sad voices of our childhood! Some voices are there to protect us from harm...some are just mean! Address the protective...
    Shewolfiie69 Shewolfiie69
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 12
    which no one has the right to interfere with. I don't even believe sites ought to be able to have "rules" or moderation. it should be anything goes. the first amendment ought to...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 12
    It has been known that if I don't love myself, how can I love another. You Father love me, because, I am uniquely and wonderfully made. You are love, and because You loved me from...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    It has been known that if I don't love myself, how can I love another. You Father love me, because, I am uniquely and wonderfully made. You are love, and because You loved me from...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Apr 11
    I have always wanted to. be. tied up to where I can't move at all, blindfolded, and tickle tortured beyond all hopes for sanity. I want to be tickled until my brain is so full of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Apr 11
    Christian Greed https://dochub.com/timesoftrouble/kWbzzO/christian-greed What can truly amaze a genuine believer that looks only to the Father is just how true his words on world...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble
    56-60, M
    Apr 11
    This is a story from my Nan's life. She is a wonderful woman. The news tells us that other people have it much worse than us, so we should simply smile at our lives, and live them...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife
    26-30, M
    Apr 10
    I have met people who wallow in misery and love blaming everyone but themselves for making the wrong choices in life.You either pick yourself up,dust yourself off,learn from your...
    sparklingdiva sparklingdiva
    31-35, F
    Apr 10
    Happiness is in you. Keep it moving!
    notAloneWithYou notAloneWithYou
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    If the world is full of people who do spiritual things. Why don't they attack people like the Queen of England, Wealthy People, People of Power? Why go around trying to make the...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    18 Responses Apr 9
    Let me tell you a story of a couple that I know. They used to be in a Long Distance Relationship. The guy is from Germany and the woman is from the Philippines. They met online...
    HomelessSoul HomelessSoul
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    Wow! I am so inspired with this couple. They used to be in an LDR but they tried to make things work. The guy is now staying with the girl. Here's the video. <3 My faith in love...
    Ldrvlogs Ldrvlogs
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    I'm glad she's happy. She's always deserved to have a real smile on her face. The fact that I get to put the smile on her face makes it even more special. I love her so much and...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 8
    Thinking about this makes me think of all the dumb choices I made last year and how I never thought anything through. Now... a year later im such a wiser person and make way better...
    geeeonuh geeeonuh
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    Nowadays people are just too scared. Scared that they will get hurt, scared that they will get lied to, scared that they aren't good enough, scared to express their true feelings...
    Tallguy2223 Tallguy2223
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 7
    Counting Crows - Mr. Jones[I'm at my local B & N, working on my mystery novel and playing online. This song is playing. It makes me nostalgic for the 90s. That was such a better...
    SmartKat SmartKat
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 7
    Dear GOD ! Plz ! Make me a Angel, With your Blessing Kind , Compassion. Blessed me to be Thankful and Grateful to this man , Mi Amigo.. How much he meant to me ! He makes me laugh...
    fuckuprincessanyajaki fuckuprincessanyajaki
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 7
    A lot of things make me happy, and one of them is a man with an Australian accent! Wooooo. They are sooooooo sexy. I don't care what the guy looks like. He sounds Aussie.... I'm...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 7
    I believe in God. I believe the only reason it gets hard is because he's testing us to see if we'll go through it and he's just try a make us stronger. So even though it's hard...
    sleepwalking4ever sleepwalking4ever
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 5
    Friendship is all about not turning your back on someone that you have come to care about, have formed a bond of trust and believe in them implicitly. When you have a true friend...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 5
    going crazy from bein stuck in bed from a car accident a few days ago... i wish i had a girl to take care of me and make me feel better! someone that would watch movies with me and...
    garrett1990 garrett1990
    22-25, M
    Apr 5
    I'm not one of those who actually believe in something like this. There's so much pain and betrayal people do to one another nowadays that I don't believe something like true love...
    WondrousLeafi WondrousLeafi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 5
    The only thing I don't understand is why God wishes to punish those that do not believe in him, no matter who the person is. They could be men and women of peace and happiness...
    JoRoMa JoRoMa
    18-21, T
    7 Responses Apr 5
    I don't know what i believe anymore about anything. I was a member of a very cult like church for 5 years and left when i realized it making me very depressed. It felt good to...
    happilynot happilynot
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 4
    I'm probably choice, if the only choice: is life, for pures form of life!
    JjKr88 JjKr88
    22-25, M
    Apr 4
    Do you believe in May-December relationships? So does AgeLuv.com, a website specifically designed for older men with younger women relationships and older women with younger men...
    Kevin0506 Kevin0506
    22-25, M
    Apr 4
    I have to learn to be more rational and calm in my choices in food, energy and hygene
    vivianescrooge vivianescrooge
    22-25
    Apr 4
    I'm going to keep my head up, keep smiling, keep laughing and I'll find happiness someday! Haha X'D
    Letmebee Letmebee
    22-25, F
    Apr 4
    OPEN HEAVENS FELLOWSHIP DAILY DEVOTION THE NEW CREATION IS THE VERY CHILD OF GOD John 1:12-13 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even...
    ganyoji ganyoji
    22-25, F
    Apr 3
    SECRETS OF EXPERIENCE PROJECT PLUS ONE OF THE BIGGEST CORRUPTION RING WORLD WIDE EXPOSED      Experience Project is closing. based on our sources we know that...
    BolekBis BolekBis
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 3
    When you can pray for the happiness and well being of someone who has hurt you deeply,that is true forgiveness.
    SingapuraGirl SingapuraGirl
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 3
    There I am sitting on the couch crying, thinking about how I never want to do that again. This was less than 24 hours after my first sexual experience with another person. It wasn...
    TheGirlYouNeverKnew TheGirlYouNeverKnew
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 2
    Absolutely. If you don't believe in you...... How can you expect others to..... You are the best you there ever was or ever will be. Your beautiful, smart and the perfect you. When...
    AwakenEdge AwakenEdge
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 2
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