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I Try to Have a Positive Outlook On Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 92 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    In this world we all have choices. The choices we make can dictate how our lives will play out in the future. I believe one of the most important choices we all make is whether...
    srfchopper srfchopper 56-60, M Feb 16

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    I have always been a loner. Now I embrace it more than ever, though I wish I had open minded girls to hang out with. I want clubbing friends I guess. I've never really had a group...
    bossvixen bossvixen 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    It feels like I have wasted my life. I sometimes think that I am worthless.
    Shereen84 Shereen84 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 6

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    i have no social life because im afraid of people not liking me or rejecting my friendship so i dont even try anymore..
    avalily avalily 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14

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

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    It's not really difficult to do, I know about the deepest depth of severe depression.Becoming positive starts with letting go of the past and forgiving yourself for mistakes you've...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    From today.. im gonna write daily positive journal on here...! Good luck for me to keep my resolution! Lets start from today. Its late night of March 2nd. New semester is...
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Wednesday, March 4th. I'm keeping my resolution(to keep daily positive journal) for 3(or 4?) days. Yay! This time, hand writing :-)
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    And try to enjoy every detail. The sun in the back of my neck, the wind tossing my ponytail aside, the smell of blooming blossoms on the trees,... I try to forget about the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 18

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    i might wear different kinds of expression but the ones who knew me very well can tell how i really feel inside. They knew it by heart that i am smiling to hide the pain, i am...
    ShadesofWhite67 ShadesofWhite67 26-30, F Feb 21

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    To laugh...and to do it often :) To listen...and to genuinely care :) To learn...that it's okay to be sensitive :) To love..with all your heart :) To live...in the now...file away...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Dear life, When I said "can my day get any worse?" it was a rhetorical question, not a challenge.
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 4 Responses Feb 16

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    life...is more than who we are...
    Lyss1 Lyss1 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    now a days nothing seems interesting to me ,neither gossiping nor visiting interesting places, I am quarreling with every one,even with my parents, and broken totally from inside I...
    lostutoo lostutoo 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I'm going to work to make everything better for myself and to take better care of myself. I'm going to stop trying to care for others and their problems more then my own. In the...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    "10% Happier" is a book I listened to this weekend by ABC’s Dan Harris. He was previously blinded by his own skepticism about mindfulness and documented his journey prompted by...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    I always look on the bright side of things. Almost everything has one you just have to look.
    GayLittleFlower GayLittleFlower 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    I remember that day i found her(let's call her E for now) in the bathroom, she gave me a note saying she took a lot of pills. In a second she just passed out and I managed to get...
    wolflover514 wolflover514 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    I'll try to sum up and simplify this as I could write for days, and to the untrained seem crazy if making any sense at all. I was bullied and mentally abused from childhood, as...
    NightGambit NightGambit 31-35, M 9 Responses Feb 22

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    I am 30 years old. Plain and simple, I've wasted the life God gave me. There are years of my life that are just a blur due to my frequent marijuana use. I have many regrets and...
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 5

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    I am almost 32 years old, unemployed for 6 month as I returned to my home country and again living with my parents, actually me and my husband both are living with my parents. My...
    bubucis bubucis 31-35, F Feb 17

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    Wrote this as a sample for when I was teaching my students about memoir :) I still have the photograph of what looked like the most perfect day. I'm sitting on the dock with my...
    Classangel00A Classangel00A 31-35, F Feb 18

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    "She knew that her life had passed her by. She called out a warning. Don't ever let life pass you by!!!" I was dealing with a lot of things this past few weeks. This afternoon, as...
    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I feel like I don't have much of a social life. I'm just tied down with school. I haven't gotten the chance to see my friends. I feel like everyone is doing something or there busy...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 9 Responses Feb 14

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    My mom keeps telling me I haven't ruined it but I am not so sure. I've had suicidal feelings for weeks and felt like giving up. I feel like everyone in my life is sick of me...
    jetezak jetezak 36-40, F Feb 14

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    Im done. Im bored. I have no life and my one friend doesnt hang out with me as much anynore. So, scr*w it. I guess i give an aura of dont talk to me, i dont want to talk to you.
    Eve34 Eve34 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 14

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    i have a full time job( just got promoted again as will)..I'm also going to school.soo i have lots of homework to do..and I'm married. i hardly have time for anything else...it's...
    wthdoido wthdoido 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    Lol well online I have a few friends. But off line it's a completely different story. I have one friend who moved to a different state, and one acquaintance who I believe only...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    I consider friends being a major component of my life. I truly value friendship. I'm so sick of feeling betrayed by my so-called "friends." All my friends are either fake/flaky or...
    ysimm23 ysimm23 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    Well 1st I love to talk and my family puts up with it we went to Kalahari for new years eve and I love 2 dance I owned the floor well we seen a show with some acrobats and a 10...
    spygro spygro 13-15, M Feb 24

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    There are times that I'm a loner person that's why in my life i felt boredom in many ways..
    bonsack bonsack 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Its hard for me to find people to talk to. I want to do activities so i can meet people but whenever I do im too shy to talk or no one wants to talk to me. I just want a few...
    wxvx wxvx 16-17 Feb 14

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