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I Try to Have a Positive Outlook On Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 92 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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    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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    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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    parth2233 parth2233 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    I want to be positive about life . What do we gain by thinking negatively ? Absolutely nothing . I do not need a man in my life . All I need is my kids and my future grandchildren...
    FeelingLikeCrap77 FeelingLikeCrap77 36-40, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I am very thankful for all the people that I have in my life.... The ones that love and accept me for who I am, and there isn't many...
    xoxojess97 xoxojess97 16-17, T Nov 29

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    life at the moment has its special moments like dining out with family going to the cinema swimming and the theater . These are the times which will stay in my heart as happy...
    scoobie2412 scoobie2412 41-45, F 5 hrs ago

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    You can't live a positive life with a negative mind!! I'm learning one day at a time!! I'll never give up :)
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    Reading nourishes the mind. It is very effective especially before sleep that helps to stop thinking about work and other bothering things. Eventually, good sleep helps double to...
    nissan124 nissan124 22-25, M Nov 24

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    I want to be positive but it's so hard. I'm not a complete Debbie downer but I find it difficult to be satisfied about the present. I'm always thinking about the next step, if...
    SacredMelody SacredMelody 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I would go back to November 2013 when my brother was still here. We just had thanksgiving at my house and played Xbox 360. It was the best day ever. I miss him terribly. I wish I...
    blackjack1808 blackjack1808 31-35, M 6 Responses Nov 30

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    Hi, I am Haya. I am a muslim living in Dubai, Uae. Even though, my zodiac sign says I am mean, I assure you I am not. I am a free spirited bubbly girl who wants to live life on her...
    Haya3003 Haya3003 13-15, F Dec 11

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    Life is about change. Like a shark, if you're not moving forward you die.
    Jonjoyghj Jonjoyghj 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    what want out of life: I want a family with good friends with and a few kids and a lot of support
    sharichi sharichi 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I honestly believe that the world is a much better place than it ever has been before in human history. And I believe that it will continue to grow into a world where all people...
    RunninWitThaDevil RunninWitThaDevil 22-25, M 11 Responses Dec 11

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    I don't want to send only negative emotions out to the world. Yes,I have so much sadness and loneliness inside of me but I'll try to be happy. Just keep on going no matter how hard...
    9am3 9am3 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    One, I didn't look for... but alone came along. The first one is sustained by monotony...while the other one, is full of love and passion. This one here (the second one) I live it...
    LisLoves30Kilo6 LisLoves30Kilo6 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    Not necessarily my life, just the past couple of years. I haven't accomplished anything much and nothing very life changing has happened yet, I guess I want to do something that...
    SairaE SairaE 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    With my job I am social. With my dysfunctional disagreeable family I am pretty social. But when I get off work, or when I wake up on my day off, I just want someone to spend the...
    Peacepuppy Peacepuppy 22-25, F 13 Responses Nov 22

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    I wish I had a social life! I had a great social life when I was in college, but then I moved away and so did my friends. I have since lost touch with them and moved back to my...
    lovingleila329 lovingleila329 22-25, F Nov 22

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    One day it was the summer of 2014 me and my girlfriend were surfing in Hawaii out of no where this 18ft tiger shark ripped her left arm off took a huge chuck of her board so I...
    KendricFortner KendricFortner 18-21, M Nov 25

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    Ok..this is my story.. i dont know why my life is like this.. they doesnt understand me.. My parents love me but... it is started when i am 13 yrs old.. idk what world going on...
    bhetsky bhetsky 13-15, F Dec 5

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    I was raped when I was 8 years old. It broke me in so many ways. I was battered and in so much pain. It turned me to homosexuality and I thought that it will make thing better but...
    yannie17 yannie17 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    im only 15 but I still feel like I've wasted my life. I could be living right now but for the past years I've been stuck at home worrying about everything and being depressed. I...
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I may write more about this later. I have written about it in other posts. I like this story topic because it does force one to look at one's life from a different perspective.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    Occasionally it suits me, but it rarely does. I'd love to be like most people my age who have one, but I don't. :(
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 22

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    I have been married for 6 years. We love each other. I love to do sex but my wife don't like it at all. She have no feeling at all. She can not feel anything when I touch her. Well...
    masalaexbii masalaexbii 31-35, M Nov 22

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    Last night my friends and I had a thanksgiving/ sinterklaas eve dinner, and we did the rounds of what we're thankful for. Well, I was almost in tears because everyone was saying...
    AJM95W AJM95W 18-21, F Nov 28

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    I am thankful for the people from my past - you have made me into who I am today. I am thankful for the people I have now - because you're the people who keep going and I learn...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F Nov 28

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    Well i have a nice boyfriend but hes always playing videogames with his friends so i never see him i just sleep in his room all day. I have only 29 "friends" on facebook who never...
    thatfatgirl96 thatfatgirl96 16-17 2 Responses Dec 3

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    A woman driving in a car accidentally hits and runs over a snake. Paranoid and saddened by what she had done she takes the wounded snake and nurses it back to health. When the...
    3dayweekend 3dayweekend 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 23

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    I need help finding new friends /:
    calibuds calibuds 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    Seeing death, almost dying, being rejected, being harmed, being looked down on, being avoided, the feeling of not existing is their, the feeling of hate is upon us, upon me. This...
    LoveWithoutEnd LoveWithoutEnd 13-15, M 17 hrs ago

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    I talked a friend out of suicide once.
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    I just talked a complete stranger out of killing themselves. I would say accomplished anything, because they could always just flip the switch. I'm relieved, but still very scared...
    trappedgirl17 trappedgirl17 16-17, F Nov 20

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    and most people think I should be grateful and shut up, but I can't help but feel lonely and sometimes trapped and controlled . I'm the go to person, facilitator etc for everyone...
    oliviamccarthy oliviamccarthy 56-60, F Nov 24

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    People ignore me all the time
    ABoy1999 ABoy1999 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    why should I care? I hate people.
    JBStoner JBStoner 41-45 1 Response Nov 27

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    Just today for the first time. This is a follow-up to my post on 5th November, EP Link and the upshot that I was going to be hypnotised. The closer it got to today, the more...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M Nov 26

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    Most people around my age have it all. A good job, plenty of friends, few worries and are generally moving in the right direction, they get opportunities and can embrace life for...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    Life is great. Crave positive situations. Crave positive situations. Life is a success-seeking adventure.
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F Dec 4

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    I've realized that as I journey through life and have learned to love myself in a healthy, compassionate, and nourishing way that I gain this light and this joy inside that spills...
    OhGK OhGK 26-30, F 14 hrs ago

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    1st DECEMBER being AIDS DAY today im closer to aids then ever but may we remember all the other people that had a dream .that there would be some medication but unfortunately...
    paulcor paulcor 51-55 Dec 1

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