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I Prefer to Be As Positive As Possible

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    I feel that life can be transformed

    when the positive things are always picked out of a situation. There is no reason to dwell on negative thoughts if you cannot do anything to make a positive change. If you can make a positive change, do it instead of dwelling. Don't look at others and think negative things...
    LifeIsADance LifeIsADance 31-35, F Feb 27, 2014

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    Be Positive,sel-confident And Happy.

    Being positive can only help oneself and the people you are around. I am involved with a person and that is very negative 99% of the time. DOWNER !! What you give you will receive so be positive, self-confident and happy. Life is to short to dwell on the negative, what if or...
    moonwalker moonwalker 46-50, F Jan 10, 2010

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    However

    I don't always succeed. >_>
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2010

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    This Tragedy

    I just wanted to ask those of you here if you wouldn't mind sending up some prayers and thoughts for Oklahoma. i've grown up here and with the weather that has torn us apart as a state and brought us together as a community, I think we all need a little extra encouragement. We...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F May 27, 2013

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    The Positive Song!!

    The glass is always half full with me!!! I love being positive, whenever someone around me is negative, I crack out the positive song: Glass Half full, Bank Half full, Tummy Half full, What's Half empty??   It's short, but sing it over and over and they get the message...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Nov 11, 2007

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    Engagement

    throughout the past few days i've realized a lot. Before my now fiance left for South Korea, he gave me this ring. he said he wants to spend the rest of his life with me. Right now he's teaching elementary kids overseas and I couldn't be more proud of him. Despite the distance...
    musicalsoul10 musicalsoul10 22-25, F Apr 4, 2013

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    The ONLY way to live Happy is ALWAYS looking

    for the Light and focusing on the Bright side of every situation!! We are forever students, we learn from every situation. See the Positive side of it ALL. To stay Happy and have Peace Always, Only thru Jesus. Have Faith in HIM & TRUST HIM. Happy Day Friends!!!
    Katie419 Katie419 22-25, F Apr 1

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    Never Forget To Look Up :)

    I've noticed lately that I've begun to change.  From the positive, cheerful, person I used to be I began turning into this often worried, anxious and constantly complaining person.  Okay, granted, this has been a particularly trying year for me.   I attended the...
    brighteyedstargazer brighteyedstargazer 36-40, F 1 Response May 22, 2010

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    Staying Possitive

    I am just like you, I always need to be positive, i have found that staying positive brings positive.  Hi I am pamela, its nice to meet you. Pam
    SouthernGirl08 SouthernGirl08 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 26, 2007

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    If You Think You Can, You Can. and If You Think You Can't, You're Right

          Life is one big canvas and you should throw all the paint on it that you can - Danny Kaye You've done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Sep 15, 2008

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    Being Positive

    i do prefer to be as positive as possible,its a kind of state of mind,as decision you make about how you're going to see things.being positive can make for a much happier life
    clayantony clayantony 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 20, 2012

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    Optimistic

    I have always been a "the glass is half full" kind of person.   This has gotten me through some tough times.  Sometimes when things are tough they say to think of positive affirmations and mind over matter takes over.  Also if you smile it...
    Trich Trich 46-50, F 6 Responses Nov 3, 2007

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    To waste the one life we get on worry

    and stress is a shame. A positive mind is a positive outcome. #higherminded
    higherminded higherminded 18-21, F Apr 28

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    I've been through in

    such a rollecoaster ride the past months. Can't seem to get up in bed because I lost all motivation to work on the things I supposed to do. Crying for days, can't sleep well. The normal things when someone undergo depression. It was horrible! and I've never felt that miserable...
    Margaretxo Margaretxo 26-30, F Feb 17, 2014

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    I Realy Try.

    I do try to stay positive as much as possible, its hard but there are days that im confincing enough for myself, lol. Just try and try!
    Gaspar1111 Gaspar1111 31-35, M 1 Response May 23, 2010

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    A Necessity

    I have been on the other end ... negative. It can be a real downer and did lead to depression and thoughts of suicide because of my being transgender/transexual. I am past that now and I am glad. I am positive all the time and look to the future.
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2010

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    I Believe In the Power of Positive Thinking

    I actually used to be a really negative person, plagued by depressing thoughts. I've had to retrain myself to be a more positive person. It isn't always easy, and I haven't completely perfected the art of being positive, but what progress I have made, I have definitely felt a...
    paradoxical paradoxical 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 15, 2008

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    Grumpy, But Grateful

    yeah, i am in a wretched mood at the moment, but i am working on it.  i know it will pass... something to be grateful for!  when i get to feeling this awful, i just sit down and go through as many 'gratefuls' as i can think of.  so...  i am very grateful for...
    SunnyKris SunnyKris 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2007

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    I admire people who have nothing

    but positive energy with them all the time. I wish I had that positivity in my life...they are always happy.
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F Apr 2

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    Why Not Be Positive?

    the alternative is being negative...and that bring nothing but stress and who knows what else lol  So i prefer to look on the positive side of things :)  Even if something doesn't work out the way i want it to, it's probably for the best, so i just move on and try not...
    KinkyFlower KinkyFlower 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 14, 2008

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    I Am Trying! =D

    Hey Everybody! Ok so this is totally new to me, and I know it sounds completely crazy but it came to be yesterday that I am absolutely the most negative person I know and my harshest critic is ME! So I thought to myself as one does that I have to change and thus I have been...
    ImaniCorleone ImaniCorleone 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 13, 2010

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    As Long As....

    As long as we arent talking about a pregnancy test.....its all good!!! hehehehe
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2007

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    Because, Well....

    Positive people seem to get this question a lot, "how can you be so positive all the time?"  I have a question for you, how can you be so negative all the time?  Is it easy for you to be negative?  I think it's easier to be negative than it is to be...
    ChevyGirl ChevyGirl 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 6, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    My story is like most others. I have family history of Breast/ovarian cancer in my family; actually on both sides of my family. I will never forget the words the nurse told me...
    SweetPea0513 SweetPea0513 31-35, F 1 Response May 12

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    Positivity is one of those things that's a daily struggle for most people. The constant battle of finding the 'bright side' to every negative situation is good on paper, but when...
    BodybuilderAdam BodybuilderAdam 22-25, M 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I realized a long time ago how important it was to have positive people in my life, now that i am more mature and a bit more seasoned in years, i can see how important positive...
    mor2life3 mor2life3 51-55, F 1 Response May 6

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    People that say you can always find the positive, beauty or hope in tragedy are so wrong. Watching lives mangled at the hands of society, hate, accident and even age gets tough...
    hunterw0lf hunterw0lf 41-45, M May 6

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    Disagree failure and rejection is the best part of life when a person get it from anyone from any situation it feel like so much empty, less and like life is hell but the other...
    softheart100 softheart100 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I see so many negative people these days. From online to just in the store. It's sad, there are so many positive things happening everyday! New life, raining in places that need it...
    ChelleDallas16 ChelleDallas16 18-21, F Apr 28

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    Hello there!Im pretty new around here and Im looking for friends. I also wanna share a little bit of my story. Btw, Im latin, so Im gonna do my best with the english lol.Two months...
    jmartinezgomero jmartinezgomero 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 28

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    Well I'm positive. I'm actually not going to let this get me down. I'm maintaining my positive outlook. I feel like everyone kind of wants to pity me but I tell them don't. I'm...
    Godislife91 Godislife91 22-25, M 2 Responses May 4

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    So I wanted to share a positive experience I had a few years back. Right now I am trying to stay as positive as I possibly can. It was a rainy day in Venice, Italy and we were...
    enchantingsub enchantingsub 41-45, F 2 Responses May 10

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    A linguistics professor was lecturing his class one day. 'In English', he said, 'A double negative forms a positive. In some languages, though, such as Russian, a double negative...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 13-15, F May 13

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    HIV on the first time? I'm here in the E.R with my boyfriend wich we have been together for 3 years but I knew him for a almost year before we even started dating I thought I did...
    TelezAby TelezAby 18-21, F 4 Responses May 18

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    It is true that there are many negatives in life. One that crops up on me here is that I add someone that really interests me and they never respond or add me back. It makes me...
    JamesPotterII JamesPotterII 51-55, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I want to be positive, even in the midst of my mother's crazy wrath. At least, when I'm independent, and that time is approaching soon, I can look back and see how her fallacies...
    LoveSoLife LoveSoLife 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    Considering that there's so much negativity in this world, I strive to be a breath of fresh air; to spread positivity whenever and however I can. I enjoy inspiring and uplifting...
    FollowMyLead FollowMyLead 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 30

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    I have been overcome with shame and I am letting it go. I used to believe the negative stigma associated with a positive diagnosis and lived in fear of my capacity to thrive in the...
    Dantheman88888888 Dantheman88888888 26-30, M 2 Responses May 7

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    Name something positive about yourself!
    heaven89 heaven89 22-25, F May 8

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    I really want to be more positive. I know my constant negativity is a drain on those closest to me but it just comes so natural. How can I change?
    unfixablegirl unfixablegirl 36-40, F 3 Responses May 8

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    A good man is hard to find, and a true Southern gentleman may be even harder to find. He is the standard by which Southern mothers raise their sons. Instead of saying, “be good...
    southerngurlnpearls southerngurlnpearls 22-25, F 1 Response May 10

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    Really I want to be positive, but how I don't know, anyone can help me in this point
    hotguy402015 hotguy402015 18-21, M 1 Response May 10

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    DAY TWENTY SEVEN1- my daughter just told me she was one of my positive2- I love my husband and my children3- my friends warm my heart4- Jesus understands me
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 2 Responses May 12

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