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I Try to Have a Positive Outlook On Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 91 People

    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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    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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    Positive

    I do my best to find theĀ  positive things in lifeĀ 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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    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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    I don't know how unique my case is, but I lost both of my parents very early in life. My mom died when I was 18, my grandma died the next year and my dad died when I was 22. My...
    xtrishax xtrishax 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    For some reason I am quite sure that the few close people that I have in my life will stay forever... in some kind of way. It took me a long time to find them but now they've...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I'd like to think that my general outlook is positive, and for the main part it is, but of late I've been reflecting on how often my choice of actions is rather to avoid the...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 7 Responses Mar 27

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    In this difficult period I'm trying to do something I am not good at: I am trying to be positive, I'm trying to reach one of the biggest goal of my life (in few days) thinking in a...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M Mar 21

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    life sometimes can knock you down...but stay positive better days to come thats for sure, dont matter how hard the test is in life u will survive...pray and pray to god he will...
    fresa87 fresa87 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I really want to do more positive things In life. First off I need to change my surroundings and the people I choose to be around
    alanamaia alanamaia 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    While attending a workshop on suicide and loss, the speaker left such a profound impression when he explained the relationship between life and stress. "There is no such thing as...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I'm so done with the whole always complaining about life, my life is pretty chill nothing super bad has happened, yeah i have some problems but i'm alive, sane, educated, and i...
    Hellokitty1313 Hellokitty1313 13-15, F Apr 2

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    People constantly complains about their lives and how ******* miserable they are. And that, my friend, makes me cringe. It depends upon you if you're going to make your life look...
    xoloveshin xoloveshin 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    What's with this chaos so called life? I think you have to be a little bit nuts to enjoy it, after everything that's happening/happened to each one of us. The ****...
    mariuspanazan mariuspanazan 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Each day of our life is a new chapter on its own...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm ready to live a healthy happy life!
    janedoee04 janedoee04 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Back in 2012 during an attack on my base I was alone with just a buddy of mine when I heard 2 explosions one of which was so close shook the ground. We looked at eachother and...
    Tylersalt Tylersalt 22-25, M Mar 30

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    I was at the swimming pool not too long ago, on a Friday. On Friday night, there is basically this big family swim thing. Anyway, I was with a friend, who had left me to go to the...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M Mar 31

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    I've done it several times but this one I remember like yesterday. I was at the beach surfing as I use to and I noticed a little girl far away getting in trouble in water. She...
    unknownpoetx unknownpoetx 26-30, M 4 Responses Mar 30

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    I've attempted suicide 12 times in the past 6 months, and I've had severe depression for 10 years, I've always been alone, and in the past 6 months through Chatous and Omegle, I've...
    mirecada mirecada 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I don't take joy and pride knowing I saved someone, but the story must be told to prevent such actions from going too far. My good friend Bryant (now officially my boyfriend) was...
    XxxFallenAngelxxX XxxFallenAngelxxX 22-25, F Apr 7

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    "Hey, how was your weekend?" For some of us these kind of questions are draining. Why? Because not everyone has people who care for them to spend time with. Plus the fact that you...
    rockingentleman rockingentleman 26-30, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I had a bestfriend once. We were childhood friends. Some people change once they go off to college. I'm alone, I have a bf but I have no friends. I can't call someone when I'm...
    TheGeminiLove TheGeminiLove 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    But rulers work hard to erase our glad.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 21

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    If I could only stop the panic attacks....
    hspk hspk 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    But. Law makers. And pill makers. And judges. And landlords. And bankers. And cops Got more power than me. And dont wish to be humane. Since they aint...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    But jerks stop it. Yet. http://youtu.be/UtBsl3j0YRQ
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 27

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    So me tries. EP Link
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 27

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    Time to grow up and take action. I'm unhappy and deserve to be happy!
    Hannaahhboo Hannaahhboo 18-21 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Welp, there's white confetti falling from the sky. . .
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I cannot even get what i want and i get no blessings . I am feeling depressed . ( not the full story why yet )
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F Mar 23

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    Some people aren't going to be around through tough times but the ones that are keep them close. They are rare.
    Itsnotareligion Itsnotareligion 22-25, F Mar 25

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    Everyday i would wake up at 4 am in the morning to make breakfast, and eat. After i eat, on 5 am i would practice my gymnastics for about 15 minutes and i would take a 45 minute...
    Annaambrose Annaambrose 16-17 1 Response Mar 30

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    scriest thing ever....my son was choking...everyone was watching..except my daughter, she was trying to pull it out. i saw and took off to get him. didnt know heimlick (spelling...
    ThePastIsDead ThePastIsDead 41-45, F Mar 31

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    My friend and I were young. Barely teenagers. She ran out into the road, because everything looked clear. Thank god, I grabbed her hand in time to pull her back from a little red...
    TheRogueWolf TheRogueWolf 18-21, F Mar 31

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    Got into a relationship where I was the provider. Poof thousands of my hard earned money down the drain. To top it off he left me un our apartment alone. I had to break the lease...
    Hannaahhboo Hannaahhboo 18-21 Apr 3

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    I was a young woman, possibly 1800s, European, wearing an ostentatious dress with silky slippers, and I was standing next to a river with a ferry of sorts, on the lush green grass...
    SparkleDammit SparkleDammit 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Except when met. And adored.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 8

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    I don't get caught up in drama online I basically am here to meet people and interact to see what's out there and what are people's different points of views..
    livingthelife2015 livingthelife2015 51-55, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Since the last time I was here, I had gotten engaged to my boyfriend of 3 years and moved to our own place. I love him very much because he's an all around nice guy, he's good at...
    SomeCorporateChick SomeCorporateChick 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    If life is truly given to us just once and after that there's nothing only black emptiness in which our whole essence disappear.... Then shouldn't we use this gift of life wisely...