I Want to Be a Positive Influence

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 802 People

    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

    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
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 14, 2012

    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

    And I will do anything to realize this.

    I want to come up with solutions for improving the human condition and put them into practice. I want all people currently in existence to feel good, empowered, relaxed and satisfied. I want for everybody on earth: Enjoying being human, feeling physically and mentally calm...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 5, 2015

    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
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 28, 2012

    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...
    deleted deleted
    May 15, 2011

    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

    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

    All My Good EP Friends...

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

    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

    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

    Of Course

    I want to be helpful, not a bad influence.
    HazelMustang2012 HazelMustang2012
    18-21, M
    Jul 10, 2008

    Why is it so hard for some people to just

    accept things as they come and go? I generally post experiences that are neutral, with some of the crazy stuffs that go through my head, then like vultures they come and insert negativity and insight fiendish squabbles. I need more positive in my life, please. I am so done with...
    TK13 TK13
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Mar 24, 2015

    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

    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

    I really want to inspire others

    or at least make them smile when times are hard.
    thescrap2hisbozley thescrap2hisbozley
    31-35, F
    Dec 19, 2014

    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
    1 Response Jul 10, 2008

    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
    1 Response Jul 10, 2008

    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

    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

    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

    But there's a dark side to me

    that tries to corrupt me, and I get scared. D:
    Whoami30 Whoami30
    31-35, M
    Aug 21, 2014

    I hate this saying"Don't count your eggs

    before they hatch" because we are great beings and my dream is to see two arms become one of a fully functional hug, replace mind boundaries with Openness , Replace Hatred with Peace, replace Doubt with Possibility, Replace Negativity with Positivity. And we are Limitless so I...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 19, 2014

    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

    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
    1 Response Jul 10, 2008

    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


    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

    I want to see a world

    where people aren't scared of each other just because they are different
    youngndfurius youngndfurius
    26-30, M
    Dec 20, 2014

    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, 2014

    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
More Stories