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I Try to Have a Positive Outlook On Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 91 People

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

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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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    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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    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 am thankful for the people I have in my life .
    Maalaa Maalaa 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 5 Responses 12 hrs ago

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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 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Be positive isn't who I am, but it's who want to be. I think I'm ready to give it a go but I'm scared of change. Sigh. I will continue to try and take more of a positive view of...
    ShaneStoner ShaneStoner 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 7

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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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    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 2 Responses Mar 2

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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 Mar 1

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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 Mar 4

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    Friday March 6th. Thank God, The Universe, and all the positive things around me, Its Friday :-) i had family dinner. fun time with my dad and sis. the waiter guy was super cute...
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    But I feel like being positive about things is just setting yourself up for disappointment. Isn't it much better to prepare yourself for the worst? That way, you are not...
    roseblossom90 roseblossom90 22-25, F Mar 7

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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 5 days ago

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    I spent a lot of time needing to be overly critical to survive. It's the sort of thing that wears you down, over-analyzing to the point of nothing being good enough (and secretly...
    BriImani BriImani 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I dont know What is life, i just know that i am here and i have consciousness. I thank for this creator universe that gave me the gift of existence and reality. I will live my...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Mar 17

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

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    I am always hated on and people treat me like I'm a bad person. I want to be free and love my life but I have people stopping me from that
    YurixYaoi4lyfe YurixYaoi4lyfe 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 16

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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 6 days ago

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    New week is starting in a few hours! yay...!!!! I have this feeling that coming week will be even better than the last week :-)
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F Mar 8

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    today i feel so tired. i attend my enterprener class and present about how my business goin on. the at 4 o'clock in the afternoon i finish my enterpre lesson and then go home...
    cudabia cudabia 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    I don't think I am leading an exciting life as what most of my friends have. They did some drastic decisions that totally made their life up side down. Like to fall in love...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F Mar 17

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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...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F Mar 3

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    Like seriously it's already enough for me hating my life. I know I could make my life more funnier (is that a word?) and more exciting, but you know...haha. 5 days a week is school...
    innocentflower innocentflower 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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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 Mar 3

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    Well I only have one best friend and a childhood one who is also a close friend.I literally am a loner and have little to no social life.I'm sure it's because of my idiotic...
    ThePakistaniGuy ThePakistaniGuy 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    I feel like I'm losing everything nothing good happens to me anymore and when I pray to God to get help from him I have a big faith that he can and will change my life but after...
    blessedandproudgirl blessedandproudgirl 16-17, F Mar 10

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    I really believe this is because I am so self absorbed. I have heard that for years but never thought it was true about me. I am not vain or conceited, I just enjoy myself. I have...
    bossvixen bossvixen 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    If it wasn't for them I would have been much worse off.
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 15

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    I honestly cant stand the way people look at me, they look at me and see a ****, I don't see why, ive never slept with anyone, im still young. I have large boobs and a big butt...
    Yumi679 Yumi679 13-15, F Mar 16

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    But jerks stop it. Yet. http://youtu.be/UtBsl3j0YRQ
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 8 hrs ago

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    So me tries. EP Link
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 8 hrs ago

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    Monday, March 2nd. First class of new semesger was actually nice. A bit nervous but good excitement too. Im glad i chose to study another major :-D.. This semester seems to be much...
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F Mar 1

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    I want too but I may end up being a piece of ****
    Sadfate Sadfate 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    Tuesday, March 3. I started this morning feeling fresher than ever! I was on time of every classes. I ordered two books, Beloved by Toni Morrison(I always like the name Morrison...
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F Mar 3

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    Thursday March 5th the things made me feel happy today : 1. beautiful phrazes of a book 2. white chocolate chesecake, it never fails to satisfy me 3. kind glances of a...
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F Mar 5

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    i went to grocery shopping with my little sis, which i always love to do. she was on a real good mood too :-).. we had delicious noodle and chicken after that and now being relaxed...
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F Mar 7

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    at the end of the tiring day, there still are things make me happy. every fuss happened today eventually has ended without much trouble. my sis is at home. the book i ordered...
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 9

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