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I Think People Need to Learn How to Laugh At Themselves

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    Laugh About It Now! :))

    They say 'Will be laughing the things we've done right now in the future. Specially the ones we cried and we had trouble on' So, why not laugh about it today? Did you know that it has proven that an emotional pain only last for 12 minutes? And longer than that is self- harm...
    happydia happydia 16-17, F Feb 13, 2012

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    Ahah

    okay i feel like everyone does stupid thing or something that, made them think about what they just did. come on people.. we all do dumb thing we just need to get over them.if we are still stuck on what happened like 3 days ago then thats a personal problem. lol everyone needs to...
    brooklyn917 brooklyn917 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2009

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    Yes They Do.

    It took me about 8 years but I'm a lot happier now that I can and do quite frequently. I think it's good to be able to accept your inner silliness.
    relleaine relleaine 16-17, F Aug 7, 2010

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    Laughing

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    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 12, 2009

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    I Do It Often!

    I encountered life's most embarrassing moment a few days ago and I've been laughing about it ever since.  You have to laugh at those things you can't do anything about. 
    2nice 2nice 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 5, 2009

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    Give Yourself The Greatest Gift

    I know, here he goes with the cliches again! But seriously, I had discovered long ago that allowing myself to laugh at me, opened the doors to make others laugh also. I can't argue with the fact that laughter is the greatest gift, it makes you live longer, top that!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 5, 2011

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    I laugh at my self all the time I accidentally

    drank CLR coffee today anyone wanna tell a good joke bellow make me laugh?
    TheresaTia TheresaTia 13-15, F Dec 4, 2013

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    IF It Wasnt For Bad Luck....

    Im walking along a bike path Saturday morning feeling depressed as I look up at the dark sky which I know promises to deliver yet more rain. Farther ahead, on the edge of the path I see a black cat and immediately think "Oh this is just great! some more bad luck I can do...
    crosseyedlemon crosseyedlemon 56-60, M 9 Responses Jul 13, 2009

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    Happy Happy Joy Joy....

    Life is too short to be serious all the time.  I look at my mistakes as a learning experience, and they make for great comical writing material. I love to laugh at some of the really stupid things I do and I think I am better for it.  Anyone want to play hi ho cheerio...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 11 Responses Mar 5, 2009

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    Laughter Is The Best Medication

    Yes, people do need to laugh at themselves.....as we all are always doing or saying something that we shouldn't have said the relaxing how dumb the thing we just said.....me I get confused and get silly, when asked " what can I do for you" or "what do you want"....my first answer...
    PoppaBear53 PoppaBear53 56-60, M Oct 1, 2011

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    R0GUE R0GUE 70+ 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Ana8939 Ana8939 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    It would be helpful if they concentrated on improving themselves instead of others.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 10 Responses 3 days ago

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    I would really like to be able to sit down and know how to play an instrument. I played piano for a year but didn't really like it. There's a band at my school but I never joined...
    camryn00 camryn00 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    R0GUE R0GUE 70+ 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Tough. Fiery. Brash. Intelligent. Strong. Confident. That's how the world sees me. Inside....total opposite. Scared? Lonely? Even frightened. My own worst enemy? Absolutely...
    darlaseekspeace darlaseekspeace 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    I have a lot of things to do. Lots of goals, lots of dreams, scholarship plans, hope to get some money and time to learn new a language, tons of book to read, bizilions of tv...
    phoebechan phoebechan 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've had a hard life. If I couldn't find something to laugh or smile at each day, I think I would have suffered from depression.
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    Okay so I got to the gym everyday to work out, and every time I got in there the employees give me dirty looks. I went in yesterday morning and 2 of the employees were standing...
    DessyLove DessyLove 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    Meditation Techniques- Mantra meditation According to the Mayo Clinic, the mantra meditation technique is a great calming meditation method. During mantra meditation, you...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    One thing I don't understand, is that you're not supposed to call the mentally retarded the mentally retarded anymore. What ARE they supposed to be called? It keeps changing. Us...
    Cetacean Cetacean 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 28

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    I don't understand why people think that judging others is wrong. I judge people all the time and I don't mind if you judge me, it's your life. You can judge for good or bad.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The title of this experience is a judgement. Think before you post here, people.
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Before someone takes this up the ***, I don't have a problem with thin/petite girls. I'm not "jealous" of them nor do I hate them or think their ugly. But what I do hate is when...
    kkam420 kkam420 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    DO YOU I DO ME WORRY BOUT YOU I WORRY BOUT ME YOU DO YOUR LIFE I DO MINES YOU GO THEIR I STAY HERE. . . . DO YOU GET MY POINT? NO!?. . . Then let me explain. . . i was born alone...
    akahoshir akahoshir 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Bullshit. Sorry, I don't mean to trample other people's morals here, but if I treated others the way I treat myself, I would be the biggest ******* in existence. This rule...
    BrokenWingedDove BrokenWingedDove 16-17 Jan 28

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    How can some people be so insensitive. Is it pride? Its all none sense to me. Hard to see him online & its so easy for him to just ignore. Maybe i'll make it easier for him.
    hopefaithlove84 hopefaithlove84 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 28

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    I wish some people could just keep their mouths under their control.“We have two ears and one mouth, so we should listen more than we say.” ― Zeno of Citium.“Most people do...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    One thing I find quite sad is that people, when they've grown up, are usually just searching for money. They give up on their dreams and recreational activities and chase after...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    People are different in so many ways. You have no idea. So don't think your way or your way of thought is the right way. You are not God!!!
    VeniceTheMenice VeniceTheMenice 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 18

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    People are caught up in their own lives, to worry about how they are affecting others... If they just took a minute and looked...really looked they would see it...all the hurt...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    People just don't like me. Never have. I had very few friends growing up. Have no friends now. I was painfully shy and I know that had a lot to do with it. But even now when I...
    OnlyMySideOfTheStory OnlyMySideOfTheStory 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Suicide isn't cowardly, I'll tell you what cowardly is. Treating people so bad that they want to end their lives. (I had a fight with my "friend" when she said, that suicide is...
    Storyofhonor Storyofhonor 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 5

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