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I Want to Be a Positive Influence

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    My Loved Ones

    Although I'm resistant to changing myself for others, I wouldn't have a problem changing for the better for the ones I call family, my loved ones.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Nov 15, 2011

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    I Hope That I Am a Positive...

    I hope that I am a positive influence for my kids, but like everyone I make mistakes.  
    wbblynch wbblynch 31-35 1 Response Jul 10, 2008

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    Starting With Me

    I'm trying to remain more positive, So much negetivity going on.Trying to help people out more at my retail job. Recently read a guest comment card about me. Mentioned how patient I was with her. I remembered her and she did take a REALLY long time. I did what I had to do and...
    parakeet8157 parakeet8157 51-55, F Jun 23, 2012

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    It Takes The Same Energy To Be Positive Or Negative

    I've been on both sides of this fence. Being negative and seeing a half empty glass landed me nowhere. A half full glass and a pocket full of dreams that to some seemed outrageous took me to places around the globe and back.I know as I sit here right now how hard it is to turn it...
    Kokabella Kokabella 36-40, F Jan 5, 2010

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    Positive Influence

    Positive influence,That's me,The way i wanna be,Making good,Looking,On the bright side,Way to go.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Dec 2, 2011

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    Mostly For The Kids I Work For.....

    I run my own daycare and the kids are aged between 2-5 years. I often think that a kind nature is wasted on other adults as most of them just abuse it or see it as weakness. However, kids don't. I like to know that my personality works for someone, it's the only thing that keeps...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F May 15, 2011

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    My Influence

    I consider myself a positive influence already.  I am raising my six year old sister, lead lots of church activities, and have high moral standards, as well as being an "over-acheiver."  I am very pleased with the influence I have on others.
    meghanmcgee meghanmcgee 18-21 1 Response Jul 10, 2008

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    But there's a dark side to me

    that tries to corrupt me, and I get scared. D:
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M Aug 21

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    I'm Trying Everyday to ...

    I'm trying everyday to improve things about myself and for myself. My sister has recently come out and told me that she is pregnant and she needs someone and the baby will need someone to properly help guide them through life. I can't tell her what to do, but I can try ...
    Andariel Andariel 22-25, F Jul 10, 2008

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    My voice is naturally very slow

    and boring maybe because I'm generally not a happy person, always felt alone. I hate when people say I'm not enthused about the conversation or why do I sound so sleepy or bored, "what you're not feeling to talk". Like I'm sorry, I can't help it at times although if I try to...
    Journeytime Journeytime 18-21, F Jan 2

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    Like the Chicken Pox

    I am a very happy positive person by nature. I will usually find the positive spin in a situation and am quick to laugh and smile. Last weekend I was at a workshop, on the second day the guy beside me looked at me and asked "Has anyone ever told you you are infectious"...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 26, 2008

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    All My Good EP Friends...

    ...and anyone else who knows me well knows this is true.
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F Nov 25, 2011

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    i've Been Told I'm ...

    i've been told i'm a bad influence, but i think that's because that is what sticks with people. i want to be a positive influence, but i find it very difficult to do because of the way i am.
    thedreamisover thedreamisover 18-21, F Jul 10, 2008

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    I Just Need To Start Putting In The Effort To Do So....

    Growing up, it was rare for me to have a positive influence in my life. But I refuse to let myself become an abusive person, or a drug addict, or a drunk. Which was what I was surrounded by, well that and a bunch of people ******* one another, no meaning, just nothing sex. I...
    Greeneyedandcurious Greeneyedandcurious 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2012

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    For My Children

    This is why I encourage my daughter to volunteer as often as possible. We have food drives, clothing/toys for the holidays, cell phones, etc. I send away for infant formula and donate it to the womens shelters. When we see a clearance on items that you can't resist we stock up...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2007

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    I Would Like to Think So. ...

    I would like to think so. I always try to be possimistic. If things look dark, I like to look for the bright side in every situation. Sometimes it is hard but once you sit down and stop to think, you can find one. Life was not meant to be easy and the things thrown at us will...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 10, 2008

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    Love

    There is too much hate and anger in this world.  We are loved.  God loves us so much that through all of our days, as many times as we stray and disobey, He never walks away. Because He loves us, because He sent His son for us, because Christ taught us how to love...
    dcwsaranac dcwsaranac 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 29, 2007

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    I Have A Little Cousin

    My uncle is soon to be married to a great woman. She is divorced from a short previous marraige. She had a kid in that marraige. He is 2. He is so innocent. So great. He is open to everybody and everything. I want to show him more of his happy world. I want to make him strong. I...
    dreamtobe dreamtobe 13-15, F Jun 20, 2010

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    Of Course

    I want to be helpful, not a bad influence.
    HazelMustang2012 HazelMustang2012 16-17, M Jul 10, 2008

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    I Hope I'm Already a Posti...

    I hope I'm already a postive influnence to many children as well as adults. I love the way I do things and I want people to realize that it is ok to make mistakes.
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy 22-25, F Feb 26, 2008

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    When I Have Kids Someday

    I want to be good for them. I want them to learn from the stupid things I have done, as well as all the good things But alas I know they will make their own mistakes, and have to learn for themselves, and that scares me. I think that is one of the things that scares me most about...
    Ozzygrl Ozzygrl 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2008

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    Do As I Say...

    ...and as I DO...I try to live a good life and teach my son by actions, not just words. Not be hypocritical...Helping others, being polite and tolerant...Being fair and willing to meet others halfway...Standing up for what you believe...Going the distance and giving your best...
    allycat419 allycat419 46-50, F Jul 21, 2008

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    If I Could

    Take all the anger and rage out of myself and bottle it .. I would love it .. but at the same time this is what God is here for ... For us to lay our issues on ...   I dont want to see people grow up the way i did .. anyone not my children the lady next doors children...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Aug 10, 2007

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    I Hope I Am..

    I am calm by nature, and so many people are just overly hasty. So I try to just calm them down a bit by talking to them or just showing them that it's no problem if it takes them 2 minutes longer to finish something. I avoid unnecessary fights myself, and try to make people stop...
    MsIndievidual MsIndievidual 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 24, 2009

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    Be The Change You Want To See In The World!

    World doesn't become a better place unless we make it better. One has to be the change one likes to see in the world. Now it might be that no matter how much you try nothing changes but you just got to keep on trying because at the moment you stop trying you'll become just like...
    IdontKnowEther IdontKnowEther 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 14, 2012

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    I Think I Already Am a Posi...

    I think I already am a positive influence by the morals I choose to pass along to my friends and young people in my life.  Although I joke around all the time that would make people question my positive influence, those who know me know that I'm only kidding and usually...
    vampireheart vampireheart 31-35, T Jul 10, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    i have gotten over 2000 views on my pprofile and i hope i have influenced every single one because i want to make a difference in this world plz keep looking aat my stories i would...
    wannaloveyou wannaloveyou 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Day 1. 1. I had so much energy by the second half of the day and used it by pleasing others. 2. Pushed away things I wanted but don't need because if I had of kept them in my...
    blurpos blurpos 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I have so much energy right now that I want to do is just run and run and run til I drop dead. #hyper
    jellyace jellyace 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Made a scientific observation over the past couple of days; On Tuesday I went to the oceanfront. I parked and paid and walked through Holiday Inn to the beach. On the way through...
    zmedleff1 zmedleff1 41-45 1 Response Sep 4

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    Good Manners and Social Capabilities are not a collision! They outcome from being familiar with the genetic make up of your respective Pet dog. Then, structuring the correct...
    Devon1739q Devon1739q 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    I am just a mess. I moved across canada for a job, without any idea that I was positive. My ex cheated on me and gave me syphilis a few yrs ago, so when I was consistently feeling...
    justkeepswimming89 justkeepswimming89 22-25, M 9 Responses Aug 19

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    This type of website typically shows precisely the same information and facts to all guests. Much like handing out a printed brochure to shoppers or clients, a static website will...
    Joshua603b4zn8 Joshua603b4zn8 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    Ok. This helps me. Positive. Me aint locked up. Positive. Me aint starving. Negative. My attackers should suffer.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 26

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    I am Positive... I am Positive... I am Positive... Yup,.. Somedays you just have to keep repeating that to yourself until you believe it.. We've all been there. :) Have a good...
    Berry84 Berry84 26-30, F Sep 9

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    I just found out I'm positive last week. I took the test because I was dating this amazing guy for only one month (I was already falling for him), and he asked me to take it, so we...
    d29new d29new 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I founded this group several weeks ago....and now i notice 73 people have joined .. And been posting your positives.... well done.... to each and every one of you... keep positive...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 29

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    Life is hard. There's no book written step by step for what's right or wrong, or how marriage should or shouldn't be, how to or not to raise your kids. You just have to follow your...
    MsMoon2013 MsMoon2013 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    My week of positives looked something like this .. Coffee. Internet ~ Connections. Family ~ Friendships ~ Colleagues. Home ~ Work ~ Team Work. Focused Planning Achieved...
    WanderingxYingxYang WanderingxYingxYang 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    It's funny how friendships are, and the things you must do in order to make friends. If you want friends and attract positive people, you must be a positive person, but the problem...
    Luckycharm2014 Luckycharm2014 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    To think positive way is the best thing what I have ever done :) Its amazing to wake up with smile and feel the energy.. I used to be very pesimistic person and everything was bad...
    trulywords trulywords 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    Day two... 1. I positively love the mountains. The beauty just keeps me in a state of awe!...Can you believe how it will be in a few more weeks in this wild and wonderful state...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F Sep 9

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    I just found out that I am hiv positive,my lover of 8yrs found out he was positive first. I really don't have anyone to talk to and get my feelings off my chest, family and friends...
    simplysingle simplysingle 36-40, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Driving. Watering plants for mentor. Eating. Drinking. Helping others. Or trying to. Lol. Lmao. Hunting positives while tormented. Forgiving mom. Or being...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 7 hrs ago

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    “It's being here now that's important. There's no past and there's no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past...
    kingbs kingbs 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Be kind to yourself. Stop telling yourself that whatever you are struggling with “should” be easy. If something is hard for you, it is hard for you. There are probably Reasons...
    MeJustBeing MeJustBeing 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Its been 2 weeks now since I started on medication...today after 2 weeks I feel better..first week was not easy I take 2x a day a lamivudine/zidovudine at 7 am and 12 hours later...
    paulcor paulcor 51-55 2 Responses Aug 25

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    Thought I'd better do the icebreaker thing, you never know might have better luck. So simple really, and yet so hard to look for a woman that I can have something in common with...
    Taylorfoytik0399833333 Taylorfoytik0399833333 46-50, M Sep 1

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    I don't want to sound whiny, but I probably will. In fact, if you hate listening to people whine (I don't blame you if you do) than you shouldn't read this post. I'm in high...
    Angrybread Angrybread 13-15, F 9 Responses Sep 3

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