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I Want to Be a Positive Influence

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, M Nov 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Of Course

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Seriously, if I have to continue to live with my bully of a father who I have stopped calling him dad, he isn't family to me. I don't care if you have a lot of money, if you are...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    I'd love to have a positive influence on society. I ponder often how to achieve that. Encourage people to believe in themselves. Not for any type of notoriety. Solely for the fact...
    UPSsux UPSsux 31-35, M Aug 10

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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...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Three positive things - I am loyal, caring, and a beautiful person inside and out !
    hopeliveshavefaith hopeliveshavefaith 16-17, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Today if has been a very difficult day. Rather than vent to the world my troubles , I would love to hear one or two lines about something wonderful or happy. Then I would feed on...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 7 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Just looking to branch out and surfing myself with positive people. Also looking for a serious friendship/ relationship wish a female. Potentially in the future :) looking for new...
    Winbu Winbu 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    Just wishing to surround myself with more positive people. Also searching for a potential serious friendship or relationship.(female) Looking for people I can trust and confide in...
    Winbu Winbu 16-17, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I don't feel like I'm a "crossdresser". I enjoy wearing a lot of pretty things that society considers "for women" - nail color, skirts, nylons, wedges/heels/thong flats, panties...
    steve66oh steve66oh 46-50, M 8 Responses Aug 16

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    It's a rainy day, the sky is filled with dark clouds and it's very gloomy and dull...I won't allow my heart to react to the darkness that invades the skies nor the gloom. They say...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    In my opinion, Being Positive is what I'm about, shining daises and roses out my but. Joking not quite like that but yes, I'm someone who thinks positivity is important in life and...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Michael592w2ui6 Michael592w2ui6 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    “Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 2

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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 7 Responses Aug 19

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    ...... Day five ...... As prompted by my work colleague.... .... ..... here is day 5 of my 3 positives a day thingy.... 1... The first positive...as you all know.. Today was my...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    I had enough of people pretending to be something that they're not or pretending to be your friend but they're just using you... I dislike bad people who mess with your head or...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    Does anybody here have a HIV negative partner? I met a guy a couple of months ago but we only started dating 2 weeks ago. I want to be open and honest with him because he's a great...
    Twinkles18 Twinkles18 31-35, F Aug 17

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    http://www.arabic-socal.com/PDF/Arabic-influence-on-the-Spanish-language.pdf
    megvh megvh 36-40, M Aug 1

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    Seriously it should be I'm influenced by Steve Jobs Well I love this quote from Apple: “Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in...
    Krist0f Krist0f 41-45, M Aug 12

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    Joshua603b4zn8 Joshua603b4zn8 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This is not an easy thing to accomplish.The ebb and flow of life will always have the yin and yang of ups and downs.This goes for how one feels.In a world full of misery and a time...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M Aug 2

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    I went to the clinic couple of weeks ago to have my blood test done. Finally got my numbers. So my VL is down to 67 and my CD4 went up to 408. Almost undetectable. Was hoping that...
    1981angel 1981angel 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 3

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    I created this group a couple of weeks back .... And i notice 26 people are posting their positives. ... well done to each and every one of you... i was given the task of writing...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 6

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    I've started to think positive. I try to keep myself as busy as I can to avoid any negative thoughts and depression. It doesn't mean that I don't feel lonely and sad. Depression...
    themosthated themosthated 22-25, F Aug 10

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    It's hard to become positive at this point. For the past 3 years my family and I are suffering big time. We lost our house I grew up in, my dad is back in the hospital and possibly...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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