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I Try to Have a Positive Outlook On Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 94 People

    Positive

    I do my best to find the  positive things in life ive been threw so much in my life i cant stop now .I have to find the posivive in everything becalse if i didntit bitterness would consume me . and ive been threw alot of abuse and bad thingsi wont let anything keep me down .
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 16, 2011

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    parth2233 parth2233 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 15, 2014

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    It's Contagious!

    I used to get really uncomfortable around people who were always positive. Then something just changed for me a few years ago and I have now become one of those people, lol!
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Mar 30, 2011

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    Being Hopeful

    I hope by meeting new and interesting people here, that life can be alittle better. I am starting to put things in perspective and getting it back on track. But times are tough and I guess it always will be. Moving on!! Hoping to meet more interesting people.
    Dleushon Dleushon 31-35, M Jul 11, 2013

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    I Need to Find the Good In Life.

    Sometimes I get really depressed with the way the world is turning out. I cry a lot and ask God to help everyone.  I hear one little thing on the news and I am depressed for a while.  For example, a little boy of 2 years was thrown off a bridge in Hawaii and I just put...
    ItsThereSomewhere ItsThereSomewhere 31-35 1 Response Jan 24, 2008

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    Choose to Be Positive Every Day

    Nothing is good or bad but by comparison. There will always be someone more fortunate just as there will always be someone less fortunate. I consider myself very fortunate and actually more fortunate than most. I have full use of all my senses, I have full use of my...
    RavenLee RavenLee 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 2, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    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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    The world is a beautiful place, with infinite complexities, tiny moving parts, variables, all encompassing to form one giant organism that is alive! I HAVE SUCH A WANDERLUST RIGHT...
    RMgunning RMgunning 13-15, M 2 days ago

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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 a week ago

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    Everyday I think about the people who are in my life.. I think about them and snort because of how odd they are haha. Other than snorting, I smile at the thought of having them in...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 13 hrs 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 2 days ago

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    One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day
    lovinglife699 lovinglife699 51-55, F Dec 28, 2014

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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 awoke this morning to a whole new day, new beginning. Start with some positive thoughts and what could go wrong :-)
    lilldemen lilldemen 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    Through all the political backlash, positive things are always happening in the world.
    Allwaysthink825 Allwaysthink825 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Life sucks sometimes. we all know this. we all feel like this at some point or another. Life can be a *****, a struggle, a pure hell. Life can be annoying, cruel, unfair. You get...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    Life is all what you make it. If you have a problem in your life its your responsibility to remove that problem. Every person that is in your life you are responsible for who you...
    ladylare ladylare 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I had bad year I have been so depressed and upset. I feel like my ex ruined my life. I been sitting alone in my room for the last 2 months. I am 7 months ,I love my daughter im...
    grabamic828 grabamic828 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    So this is happening, ha. Posting again! Anyway, to make a long story short ... I've been in a really dark place let's just say that and I was (still am) trying get better...
    Angelanorexic Angelanorexic 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Day 1 Life is long but so fragile; one minute you here then the next your far from where you thought you'd be. We do things to shape who we are but what happens when the things...
    rique21 rique21 18-21, M Jan 16

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    Plum village...a community where people involved in the work of social transformation go for rest and spiritual nourishment. That would be a reTREAT for sure. Thanks...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I live a normal life. No one knows I have any health problems or disabilities when they meet or see me. Unless I tell a person nobody knows. I take care of myself so well my...
    gambler920 gambler920 51-55, M Jan 14

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    Once again, I don't mean literally other lifetimes. I mean this one. Tonight I was thinking of the past. The night after we got married. I was thinking of how happy we were. Good...
    chimbie88 chimbie88 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    Lately I've been living my life just like I always wanted, I still don’t trust people but I realized that I don’t have to trust every single person I let into my life, I just...
    SmartnDangerous SmartnDangerous 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I really have nothing to show for myself. I just quit my job due to medical issues, & I took a "break" from college 2 years ago. I want to go back, but it's so expensive, & I don...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    He's creepy as f^^^^ I hope he gets a life He can go to hell
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F Dec 28, 2014

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    It's virtual...in a virtual world with other virtual people. It's the best life I have had!
    VanTraveller VanTraveller 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    Another day is ending. Another day I didn't live to the fullest. The days left are becoming fewer and fewer quicker and quicker, and here I am- wasting my time. If I chose path B...
    JJjenniejones JJjenniejones 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    True enough. I don't really socialise. I rarely drink so pubs and clubs are off the radar. My interests are fairly isolated things so I'm not one for chat rooms or meetings. Work...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    That's about the entirety of it in a nut shell. I fell for a girl when she was 17, I 18. We had a very intense, deep love for only 3 months time. After 9 years of remaining...
    jsc0tzi jsc0tzi 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Never give up on something that you really want. It's difficult to wait, but worse to regret.
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F Jan 2

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    Don't judge someone for their choices, if you don't know their reasons...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    sooo, I am feeling a lot better then I was last night. (Emotionally speaking). And, I just feel happy tonight. I had a good day (besides breaking down on the highway, then having...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    Never give up on someone you love and care about, however you should not stand and watch them fall apart. Do something, and if you can't do anything. just object, end your...
    wasseem wasseem 26-30, M Jan 5

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    I'm already feared of getting old, cuz I was so depressed/isolated and I ******* wasted all of my teens years into nothing.
    RainSword RainSword 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 10

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    (Watch Video) You can do it! Get out of your comfort zone..."change your mind, change your body" 
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Monday. .here I come! I'm anxiously awaiting a call from hopefully my new employer. .hoping to hear " when can you start"..? Time for a change...hopefully I'm busy at work today to...
    kk0703 kk0703 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I want things to just start looking good for me!
    justintrubela justintrubela 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I used to know this girl she was a nice girl who I fancied. well she had this boyfriend that was should you say very abusive to her. he would hit her for No reason or just plain...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M Jan 4

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    true. it is the truth. i would like to throw all the people n situations into the garbage n start a new
    thejoyprovider thejoyprovider 26-30, M Jan 6

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    I remember a time when i did tho. Get up go to school. Get to school and chill with my bros. go to class i would be the one kid who always talked and interrupted the teacher. Go to...
    TonyMontanah TonyMontanah 13-15, M Jan 8

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    So many empty years.......
    Intotheunknown Intotheunknown 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I've actually saved many people's lives, but the wierd thing about it is they aren't thankful about it.
    shur09 shur09 13-15, F Jan 10

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    I don't. And it's frustrating because having a successful relationship is what I want more than anything. I could care less about having wealth or power; all I want is a guy who...
    mel121212 mel121212 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 11

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    Going back to boarding school for a second year only to get tortured by the staff members and stalked by negative people. The third I was just looking forward to going back home...
    FoxFan64 FoxFan64 13-15, M Jan 11

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    I'm going to spend my Saturday night netflix binging while my spouse has to work all weekend! go me!!!
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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