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I Prefer to Be As Positive As Possible

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    I'm not positive, I'm waiting for test results. I'm also not normally one of those people who freaks out about these things, but the more I think about, the more I have to worry...
    startingover87 startingover87 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Don’t have a thought attack. This weekend was a true test to apply the principles I have been learning for the past couple of months. I was presented with a very difficult...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 16 Responses Feb 9

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    I was asked this great question and wanted to share this with all of you: I was wondering. One of my friends on here says "why not choose to be happy?" I totally get that. Because...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 14

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    Soroe Soroe 36-40, M Feb 3

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    Focus on the positive! Build yourself up and see just how amazing you can be :) Stay positive now, things are going to get better. :) Good vibes now !
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F Feb 4

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    Fill the world with positive, good things. Let the world know that you are here to make a good and beautiful, amazing difference. Your radiance is undeniable darling so be...
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Atleast 2-3. I am a very positive perosn but sometimes I think I too need someone to affirm my positive thoughts. I like to be around people who genuine with me. Most people with...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M Feb 12

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    I positively adore leather. Black leather is my favourite but the more I wear the better I feel. This amount of leather   makes me feel positively empowered. I love the long...
    rockerlinda15 rockerlinda15 22-25, F 7 Responses Feb 16

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    I'm down in San Diego until Saturday because im doing my HIV screening for the navy. Let's just say that I'm not the only one here that's recently positive. I met a muscle bound...
    TorchPlus TorchPlus 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Positive attitude now :) you can do it ! The bee always returns to the flower the way the sun always shines again, you know. That is part of the beauty of it all. Be calm...
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Sometimes you've just got to ride with the tide.. Tomorrow will be much better, calmer, sweeter a better sea... you shall see :) stay strong and positive now :) Keep your smile...
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F Feb 3

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    Who is positive all the time? I have no shame to say that I get down, blue, depressed whatever you want to call it. I'm ok with knowing that I sometimes feel off. It's me and I...
    hal48 hal48 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    I the we all need to stop feeding on explosive emotions and negativity yes people argue / fight and yes people make up. It's all the balance of things it's not the end of the world...
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F Feb 5

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    “Always end the day with a positive thought. No matter how hard things were, tomorrow’s a fresh opportunity to make it better.” ~Author Unknown
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Feb 6

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    Five Things I Know About Recovery by Wendy Keller (1) Let yourself go through it – there is no way to skip the suffering. There ARE ways to cope with it, manage it, deal...
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    A positive mind finds a way it can be done; a negative mind looks for all the ways it can't be done.
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    I'm trying to think positive all the time.
    Arya098 Arya098 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    I try to think positive but sometimes thats just isn't enough
    BloodyNight BloodyNight 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    My life has been a series of landing up in crazy situations I never wanted to be in.. My dad is a child molester and after years of hurting his own children I finally was the one...
    Irishm4id3n Irishm4id3n 26-30, F Feb 12

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    This is so important in life - having a positive outlook has direct consequences on how your life pans out. It may not always be easy but you should use all the incredible power...
    Liverpool47 Liverpool47 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 14

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    I try everyday to be more positive and live life to the fullest!
    aclouse aclouse 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17