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I Try to Have a Positive Outlook On Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 92 People

    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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    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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    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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