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I Try to Have a Positive Outlook On Life

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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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    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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    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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    You go through life,making mistakes, if anyone had told a younger version of yourself you'd take all the crap you have you'd of said " No Way ". I believe you've got to learn from...
    deg1965 deg1965 46-50, M 2 hrs ago

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    I have so many regrets, that haunted me from 6 years before. I regret what i've done in the past 6-8years before. I was too immature and naive, there was nobody to guide me about...
    rainyrainsky rainyrainsky 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    The life she lives. She has been at that point that she doesn’t know what to do, But yet she came up with this crazy idea to live in a jungle. She was always worried about her...
    NandiMthethwa NandiMthethwa 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    I used to have a friend who I taught sharing my life with her would be the greatest decision I will ever make. But it turn out that the girl who I loved didn't actually love me...
    CallMeAJ CallMeAJ 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    it sucks i usually get PMDD every month. i feel worthless, too emotional, too sensitive, antisocial. sucks to be a girl. The core symptoms of PMDD that are similar to depression...
    blitzkrieg7 blitzkrieg7 22-25, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    First of all, let me be clear that I am not suicidal at all, not even a little bit. Life feels hard for me but I believe that things can change for the better. It seems like...
    fuwhat fuwhat 18-21, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both. ~Oscar Wilde
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I've cut my ties w several people in my life. To stay w them will not only degrade myself but to admit that I won't be better w o them. Well, sad to say, that's the reality for...
    hawksnravens hawksnravens 41-45, F 20 hrs ago

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    there are things that can be found to cheer a life most profound. but none so dear to me as those i love eternally one i must not fail of which to speak, the one whos smile...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    A description of my life can be broken down into 3 activities 1. Activities aimed at caring for my house and family 2. Activities that aimed keeping me entertained 3. Activities...
    colorbuff colorbuff 51-55, F 23 hrs ago

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    Not sure if this is the right group for what I wanna say but I just want to people can be similarly different if that makes sense. I recently was a part of a video made by a...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I will listen to whatever you have going on, I enjoy sharing what I have learned in life. Maybe I can help someone along. That's a pretty nice thing to do I think.
    voxjann voxjann 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    you can imagine how boring it is. not like it's gonna happen if i can't even talk to people.
    surfaceme surfaceme 70+ 2 days ago

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    I'm not always successful at this, but I truly believe that you get back what you give, so I try to put a positive spin on all the negativity, not just in my life, but in other's...
    GraesSparrow GraesSparrow 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    I myself, have no clue what to do with my life. I finished year 12 last year and even then, whenever a peer would ask me questions like "what do you want to study in university...
    breesworld breesworld 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am not a small kid or a teenager. so why the hell am I behaving like that. I am a mature independent girl. I have my own life. my own dreams. my career. my family. I still have...
    April2016 April2016 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    This past weekend, I made a bit of an affirmation that this would become a thing; thinking positively, I mean. My last year has been hard, damn hard. For the past several months, I...
    DaughterOfRain DaughterOfRain 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    BAMBOO-CAROUSEL I love this song it relates what should I do when the time comes for me to leave the past and have a new life somewhere. and this song dictates me how I'll be...
    aereuz2 aereuz2 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    Today my mother in law popped in for a visit. This is a Sunday ritual. Where as before it was pleasant, I'm experiencing it no longer is. It's becoming a dreaded visit from her...
    Lee124 Lee124 41-45, F 18 Responses 6 days ago

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    You have done so many bad things to me. Asking you to try to be real with me, my trying to get closure, forgiving you and asking for you to think about how you have affected my...
    JessygotaBooBoo JessygotaBooBoo 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    "Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence." Aristotle said this more than 2,000 years ago. And it still holds true today. What is...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Soooo many negotiate thoughts advocated by EP groups of I hate this I hate that. In order for me not to fuel the fires. I am going to not join any of those even if I agree with...
    Gws1269 Gws1269 46-50, M a week ago

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    I'm used to the routine of my schedule everyday. I feel bored at some point. I say I'm happy- that's what I think I am, but I'm not really. Beyond these notions that circulates...
    Renciela Renciela 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Y'kno, I try to live my in a positive way. Do all the right things. Be happy. Smile. But...nothing really comes out that way. At times, I feel like my life was predestined to be...
    thesilentchef thesilentchef 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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    But I don't feel too positive now.I am not sure why.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 11 Responses Feb 2

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    Hi, I stumbled upon this site while searching ( as iv done thousands of times, for yeeears now) in hopes that I can find some magical supplement to cure the living hell that my...
    Hopelesslyfallen Hopelesslyfallen 31-35, F Feb 1

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    i am positive ; a sentence that everybody ought to say it daily to her/himself. Train your brain to feel positive. If you do this constantly, you will notice the great impact of...
    yogalin yogalin 31-35, F Jan 30

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    but i will never be a Great Man. so wats the point. f@ck it
    yettiluch yettiluch 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    Now more than ever. How could it have gotten so bad? Why so hard just to maintain my sense of self and reality, its like every day is a fight just to find who i really am, and yet...
    xseventyXsevenx xseventyXsevenx 18-21, M Jan 28

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    UPDATED I was taking a shower, when I swung around on my left hand side. I felt pain on the side of my tummy, and something moving around. I felt something pulling and pushing. I...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Jan 28

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    Me and my dad use to be really close, but he has changed the older he has gotten. He's having affairs, gambling all the time and is very antisocial. When my mom finally decided to...
    kewlchicc kewlchicc 36-40, F Jan 28

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    Before you judge me, know I've said worse things to myself than you could ever say......so save the negativity, please! I have a great life. A really fun well paying job. A family...
    Tatertotapril Tatertotapril 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 27

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    I won't do the same mistakes again... Not now. Never again.
    PurpleMarj PurpleMarj 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    My cousin was 3 or 4 and during a family party everyone was swimming in my pool. She was on the stairs and I was at the other end of the pool. I had goggles on and when I went...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 27

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    My family lived on a 220 acre farm near a lake. College students wen to this lake every summer. One day, while I was walking in the woods nearest to this lake, I heard a girl cry...
    VoloProVeritas VoloProVeritas 56-60, M Jan 27

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    It's wonderful. Really. It still amazes me how well we fit together, how close our bond already is. Never known such love, affection, loyalty, honesty, trust, respect and...