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I Prefer to Be As Positive As Possible

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    However

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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'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

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    3 positives: Day 3 I've lost 6 pounds. This is really good considering I'm pre-diabetic. I've been listening to music that I thoroughly enjoy. I'm going to eat something...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 50 mins ago

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    I try to be as positive as possible all the time but I'm holding so much stuff in I just randomly cry and it's horrid
    lepricunt lepricunt 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    HIV Positive does not mean “Dirty” All over hook-up websites, gay men portraying themselves as HIV Negative refer to themselves as “being clean”. This is also true on TV...
    Ralphsnt69 Ralphsnt69 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 21

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    HIV Positive does not mean “Dirty” All over hook-up websites, gay men portraying themselves as HIV Negative refer to themselves as “being clean”. This is also true on TV...
    Ralphsnt69 Ralphsnt69 46-50, M Jul 21

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    Because I'm always a realist. I think of all possible outcomes.
    MeXYours MeXYours 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    In my opinion, Being Positive is what I'm about, shining daises and roses out my but. Joking not quite like that but yes, I'm someone who thinks positivity is important in life and...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Good morning :) So just random sharing.. Im cleaning the kitchen and im fired up today.. Today My theme is hope.. What the world needs is hope. With hope we get excited.. We feel...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have been really down for the past 2 years. It happened because of lots of things, but the main ingredient was a broken heart. Either way, lots of other things played a factor...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 16 hrs ago

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    “Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 2

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    ...... Day five ...... As prompted by my work colleague.... .... ..... here is day 5 of my 3 positives a day thingy.... 1... The first positive...as you all know.. Today was my...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    I went to the clinic couple of weeks ago to have my blood test done. Finally got my numbers. So my VL is down to 67 and my CD4 went up to 408. Almost undetectable. Was hoping that...
    1981angel 1981angel 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 3

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    I created this group a couple of weeks back .... And i notice 26 people are posting their positives. ... well done to each and every one of you... i was given the task of writing...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 6

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    I've started to think positive. I try to keep myself as busy as I can to avoid any negative thoughts and depression. It doesn't mean that I don't feel lonely and sad. Depression...
    themosthated themosthated 22-25, F Aug 10

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    It's a rainy day, the sky is filled with dark clouds and it's very gloomy and dull...I won't allow my heart to react to the darkness that invades the skies nor the gloom. They say...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am just a mess. I moved across canada for a job, without any idea that I was positive. My ex cheated on me and gave me syphilis a few yrs ago, so when I was consistently feeling...
    justkeepswimming89 justkeepswimming89 22-25, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I think we can all change our lives by converting every negative thought to a positive. So my negative thought of the day is, "I have so much work to do" I'm converting it to...
    radisglad radisglad 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I hate when people say stay positive, like that will magically just change things. It doesn't, it just gives you a fake or false sense of hope that things will be better when they...
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M Jul 21

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    When people try to make me feel better by saying positive things it doesn't help me at all because i know the truth!!! So positive things don't really help me sometimes. ONLY ONE...
    isabel16 isabel16 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    A Facebook friend / work colleague has tagged me in one of her posts...she is also posting 3 positives a day for the next seven days....and made me do the same....so ...here are my...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    Day 2.... as prompted by my work college, i have been asked to post 3 positives every day for the next week.... so here are Sundays positive's.. 1... Got a lie in bed instead of...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 27

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    As nominated by my work colleague...here is day 7 of my 3 positives a day.... 1... It was my wife's birthday today....and to see her face light up wth all the cards and presents...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M Aug 1

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    This is not an easy thing to accomplish.The ebb and flow of life will always have the yin and yang of ups and downs.This goes for how one feels.In a world full of misery and a time...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M Aug 2

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    I had enough of people pretending to be something that they're not or pretending to be your friend but they're just using you... I dislike bad people who mess with your head or...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    It's hard to become positive at this point. For the past 3 years my family and I are suffering big time. We lost our house I grew up in, my dad is back in the hospital and possibly...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    There so many things people wish they could change about themselves. They wish they were skinner,prettier, more handsome, richer, and had more friends. I even wish this myself...
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Does anybody here have a HIV negative partner? I met a guy a couple of months ago but we only started dating 2 weeks ago. I want to be open and honest with him because he's a great...
    Twinkles18 Twinkles18 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    It's true because of the masonry and glass we deal with at work I have to wear safety boots. I would prefer to be barefoot all the time, as, in truth, I hate shoes and even socks...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    I am feeling positive right now! My knee is healing nicely, I'm gaming with my friends and talking to a guy I really like :) we spent two weekend together last Halloween and had an...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F Jul 21

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    Today I have been chatting with the guy who transmitted HIV to me and conversation with his is a bit off. Since I have found out I am positive we have sat down and talked, but all...
    mitchell713 mitchell713 22-25, M 5 Responses Jul 24