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I Prefer to Be As Positive As Possible

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    However

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    As hard as it can be darling. You just need to think positive, do good, be strong and you will be fine! We never know what great/amazing/good things are just around the corner...
    Summerandroses Summerandroses 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    No matter how bad things get, I always try to stay positive about lofe. There's enough negativity in the world, I don't need to suck myself into it as well
    GlockBlocked GlockBlocked 22-25, M 20 hrs ago

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    Have an incredible attitude so that you can allow for good things to happen. If you want to be positive you can! You just need to own that right attitude. It is confidence. Let...
    Summerandroses Summerandroses 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    this new year i have promised myself that i am just going to be me with no regrets about my personality and my life....................just a pure heart.........i have done certain...
    silsax silsax 16-17, F Dec 31, 2014

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    Moreover, those U.S. taxpayers with undisclosed Offshore banks Banks should be conscious the voluntary disclosure process is complicated and sensitive. U.S. citizens are encouraged...
    Georgebankssi1 Georgebankssi1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I want someone who tries to see everything as possible as ever. Someone who's energy clicks with mine. Someone who's hyper, honest, loyal, trustworthy, etc. Someone I can take on...
    TheRisingPhoenix TheRisingPhoenix 16-17, F Jan 20

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    This may sound stupid and im sorry if offends anybody. I know im young but about a year ago I was in a relationship with another female. Later in the relationship we decided to...
    yourlesbiancousin yourlesbiancousin 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Many of us know what positive thinking is,but not all of us know how to be pisitive or how to maintain a positive attitude . Watch what you say-try posituve things to people, avoid...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Jan 17

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    I am positive I am a person. I am positive I want things to be different then they are right now. I am positive I am making those changes happen. See, I am positive all over.
    jfar123 jfar123 41-45, M 22 hrs ago

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    Hi everyone !!! Firstly I would like to wish everyone Happy New Year !!! Lots of health, happiness and of course keep smiling and keep positive attitude !!! Haven't posted anything...
    1981angel 1981angel 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 3

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    All my friends are moving on in life. Careers. Marriage. Houses. Kids are on the horizon. I struggle with all the above. I try to be happy for them. I WANT to be happy for...
    abcdefgh19 abcdefgh19 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    Attitude makes all the difference in the world. Anybody who has accomplished great things did it using a positive attitude. The is exemplified by Edison. Someone pointed out to him...
    jfar123 jfar123 41-45, M 22 hrs ago

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    It's not like I don't have friends I do have many but then I prefer being alone more than having human interactions most of the time. I don't know but I'm kinda lazy to set up...
    miumiux miumiux 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I want to have a positive outlook on life. almost as if it's just this great thing. but, so much has happened that it makes it hard to do anymore. I use to be able to say "life is...
    SweeterThanFiction SweeterThanFiction 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    Life is what you make it. You can choose to be positive or negative and I choose to be positive and happy. I love to smile and laugh and I love to share it with other people...
    SexyBustyGoddess SexyBustyGoddess 31-35, F 7 Responses Jan 14

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    Sometimes I struggle to be positive, I try so hard for my baby cousin and family but the depression gets too me and I can't, I've had 2 mental break downs in 2 years because of...
    Frankiehw Frankiehw 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    I feel as I am surounded by people who are distructive. I need a positive influnce to send me in the right direction and take in positive energy.
    jennrhod20 jennrhod20 18-21, F Jan 19

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    Well, I know it's hard!! Especially when you are going through a tough phase. But, you never know what the future may hold, so no harm in staying positive!! Good things will happen...
    man0z man0z 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    The only person that can make you be positive is yourself, before going to sleep at night instead of thinking negative think of all the positive things that has happened today, and...
    SarahC1 SarahC1 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I had a dream I took an hpt test and it was positive but I didn't want to believe it and I took another one and it came positive again and I tried to take another one but a lady...
    tee83 tee83 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Many aspire to change the world but few realize that everyone accomplishes that goal. Each day you live you are changing something. Rather than simply changing the world, one...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    In order to carry a positive action, we must develop a positive vision. ~Dalai Lama
    mostdaysaregood mostdaysaregood 46-50, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I prefer men as friends any day. Women are so competitive, jealous and judgemental. I find men much easier to talk to and have a conversation with. Men are also much more caring...
    galaxy3 galaxy3 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    Being negative about something is like feeling sorry for yourself, and that what brings you down. But if you're positive about everything you feel happy , just let go of things...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I am a very positive person. I do my best to keep negative people away. But even the happiest person feels like crap sometimes. Today that would be me....
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F Jan 3

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    When I was diagnosed just over 3 months ago I thought the world was ending. I thought to myself, "how could things get any worse?". The truth is the world goes on with or without...
    z0mKi z0mKi 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 6

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    I'm feeling a little down today. I've been wanting another child for years. I had an inconclusive test, so I tested again and it was positive! I was so happy. However, with the...
    17anon17 17anon17 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 9