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I Try to Have a Positive Outlook On Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 93 People

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

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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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    Oh boy where to begin? My husband is 12 years older than me, and we have been married 10 years. 10 agonizing years. My husband had full custody of my stepson from the time he was...
    10yearsofagony 10yearsofagony 31-35, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I have a constant obsession with having my legs amputated above the knee. I wouldn't go all the way up to the hips because I see my real self having six inch stumps. Although I...
    Zylork Zylork 18-21, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    There are a lot of books that have influenced my life. The two most recent are "Without a Paddle" by Warren Richey and "The One That Got Away" by Howell Raines. I am definitely not...
    camulos camulos 36-40, M 22 hrs ago

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    •LIFE• ,,A person between happiness and pain, between full and empty ,between colors and non colors , between smile and sadness , between struggle and win , between good...
    Narkotyk Narkotyk 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    About a year and a half ago I changed jobs for slightly less money. I did this with the expectation that I would have better work life balance. Unfortunately even though it's a...
    MinRegrets MinRegrets 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    I've always been the shy, quiet girl. I'm in high school and I sit and think about how I have no real friends and no social life a lot. My 'best friend' from elementary and middle...
    alonewithmusic alonewithmusic 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    No matter what happens in life, Be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind. ~Taylor Swift
    Miklee02 Miklee02 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was raised in a home where my dad treated my mum like filth which led to me being with a controlling physically and mentally abusive man. I remember the one time I asked my dad...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have BDD. I am going to be assessed for BDD next week. I already know I have it. I'm reading a book now and it sounds like me. Basically it's a person that's preoccupied with a...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    But easier said than done. I have so much stressing me out and lately I just don't know how to cope. It's hard to address an issue when you don't even know what's needed to treat...
    madelineD17 madelineD17 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I want to be happy and enjoy the short time I have to spend with the ones I love and doing the things I love. I also want to have as much experience as I can. I have only one life...
    babysaurus babysaurus 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I like it when someone texts me every now and then everyday.
    Aaaashton Aaaashton 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am a teenager, healthy, and in high school. I am the only atheist in my family, as well as the only one whose hobby is writing. I don't play video games, and writing is pretty...
    RamenTraveler RamenTraveler 18-21, M a week ago

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    i spend few hours a day for social apps such as twitter, viber, skype and ep. it balances my life between work and social life. i keep tract of my friends via message but social...
    Aaaashton Aaaashton 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    sometimes I hate my life others I'm just sooo happy with it ugh
    Flite Flite 16-17, M Aug 22

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    I made an account on this website when i was 16 but did not use it at all. Made my username a lyric from Nickelback's "Far Away'. How simple life used to be. I am now 19, back here...
    farawayforfartoolong farawayforfartoolong 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I always thought I was on path in life; aims, goals to be a doctor and be successful. I didn't have much friends in highschool because the society is really boring and crappy, so I...
    uniqueresonance uniqueresonance 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    Earl Nightingale - The Strangest Secret" The opposite of courage in our society isn't cowardity, it's conformity."I came across this video on youtube today. I listened to this for...
    sarasakun sarasakun 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Becoming more thankful of everything I have in my life is a great start, so many new wonderful experiences that I am so grateful to acknowledge and take in.
    groovyhugsbunny groovyhugsbunny 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Ive met people in Army or in life that have changed my life. Its the things you take from them the good things things you want or desire to emulate in yourself. We all are...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I have been abused since age 4 by a demon in disguise as a human that disguised itselF to be my father. I am fatherless and motherless. I only have Jesus .. I have another demon...
    GirlyCasey123 GirlyCasey123 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    In my day to day mission to remain clean and sober, I have gone back to my Lord Jesus as one of my many higher powers in AA and NA, I talk to him and he listens to me, I confide in...
    aerosnz aerosnz 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    Did I have a past life? I was browsing through the Internet today and randomly came across pictures of Hong Kong's Kowloon Walled City and oh my gosh.... It is the place I always...
    ella003 ella003 22-25, F Aug 16

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    I hope that as I make my way through high school and then college after that I will have an interesting life. I don't want to live a boring ho hum life that no one cares about. I...
    olivia81401 olivia81401 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?
    ikramusafzai ikramusafzai 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Being diagnosed, and living, with Medulloblastoma. I've never really talked about being diagnosed with cancer but with a few people. I would like to share my story. I've had this...
    Kwakwakalanooksiwae Kwakwakalanooksiwae 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    I'm 21 years old, and I've been living this double life since I was 14. I have reached a point in my life were I feel like my life has no meaning. People think i have the perfect...
    kdaa kdaa 18-21, M Aug 15

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    People say staying positive and happy doesn't last. Well neither does bathing, that's why it's recommended as a daily practice :-)
    Bythelight0fthemoon Bythelight0fthemoon 36-40, F 8 Responses Aug 15

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    I'm doing my best at my very first job, which is full time- I'm working so many hours, and my boyfriend lives in a different country. I used to cry a lot about it, but now I'm just...
    cherrishJ cherrishJ 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    When it rains look for rainbows,When it's dark look for stars :)
    bearhugs00 bearhugs00 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    Logging on for a simple conversation gets lonely. Human interaction is scarce for me. Social Anxiety has ruled my life for a long while, causing social media to be my main form of...
    awakenstarchild awakenstarchild 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 13

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    Social life? What is that? Lol :p :) :/ :(
    Josimms23 Josimms23 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I have stayed behind these same 4 walls in this same bed doing nothing every day for the past I don't even know how many years... sure I have resons but I still feel trapped, and...
    cunningwolf cunningwolf 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    I don't feel like I have to go out and meet people. That's what everyone has been telling me. Well I disagree. I enjoy my life style. I love being a lone and just chilling by...
    mangosandy82 mangosandy82 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I can't believe the time I've wasted on some people. I cannot believe it. Sometimes I like to find something good in people, but honestly, if I am searching for something good that...
    Butterflying100 Butterflying100 22-25, F Aug 12

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