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I Want To Change My Way Of Thinking

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    I have a knack for mostly finding the negative side of things before I really look at the total picture. This is a problem, because it makes people view me as an ***. That couldn't be further from the truth though. I am a nice guy, with a huge heart, who would go out of my way to...
    teleman teleman 36-40, M 1 Response May 20, 2010

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    Have you noticed all the posts about people who feel suicidal, depressed, feeling lost and alone? Do you ever feel the urge to help them? To say something that will brighten...
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    Coz it really doesn't matter and it won't change a thing wether it is this or that.. I won't be able to do anything about it and it would hurt me.. I might be happy for a couple of...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F Jul 12

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    I always seem to pick out a negative part within any kind of topic, anyone know why we do that? How can I stop it? It makes those around me unhappy
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    My marriage has been extremely messed up. We're separated right now. I have a few posts about it. I'd like to share this free write I did when thinking about my husband. I find...
    FreedomtoFly FreedomtoFly 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I think its time to change my life for the better. And it all begins how? In my head! Change ur thinking and u will be changed!
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Well you know last year and the years before that I was always a good girl, but now? Now I'm not so good anymore. I'm doing everything I said I would NEVER do. I'm having sex...
    NaNaJene NaNaJene 16-17, F Jul 11

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    Usually I'm optimistic but there are days/nights where I feel depressed (right now). I want change but I don't know how to approach it. My motivation is lost. I'm lost. I feel...
    nenernener07 nenernener07 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I'm always where everybody expects me to be. I want change, badly. I would like to just go off somewhere and make others wonder about me for once. Take me serious, understand how...
    strawberry38 strawberry38 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Do not want a traditional wake and funeral. I don't want a wake at all. I want to be cremated and have a small gathering at friend or family's house. They can drink and eat all the...
    domes56 domes56 36-40, M 4 Responses Jul 9

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    I need someone to help a thin girl get chubby :) I don't want anyone way older than me though, so don't try if you are. Guy or girl I don't care Message me if you want
    GettingChubby GettingChubby 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    I have emotional attachment to my name but I can't quite figure out why I feel uncomfortable with my name. It just doesn't fit. I don't dislike it, I just want to change it. Not...
    SaraRose0616 SaraRose0616 16-17, F 38 mins ago

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    "Cognitive distortions are at the core of what many cognitive-behavioral and other kinds of therapists try and help a person learn to change in psychotherapy. By learning to...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My life has changed in the last three years four years even five years. It is still changing. Last night for the first time I hit the ignore button on a call from someone I really...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    1) I’m Lumierre. 2) I hate it when humans are described as biological machines. 3) I can’t say I have a specific hobby , I am interested in human behavior if that counts...
    ReversedLumiere ReversedLumiere 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    "Rigid thinking means "thinking, speaking, and imposing black/white right/wrong judgments (vs. opinions) on situations, relationships, and people. People who think rigidly may...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I haven't been on here for a while, but I feel the need to really write out my feelings. Two weeks ago I came back home to the Bahamas for a year. I was pretty excited on coming...
    rainee12 rainee12 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I used to be the devil himself but I've changed. Even though I've changed I'm not no where near the person I want to be. I've hurt people emotionally and physically. I knew at...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I'm very much aware that nothing stays the same. Life is a series of moments. Some great, some tragic and most pretty good. What does surprise me is how much life can change in...
    visionofvenus visionofvenus 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    my dilemma for thinking today is.... I am with a man who says he loves me but acts another way... hes out golfing today... but I need to talk to him about our relationship... I...
    VictoriaRRose VictoriaRRose 26-30, F Jul 2

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    A simple way to improve our lives in all areas, is to be grateful. Many of us do not take a moment to appreciate the beauty and finding joy at least once a day. It's wonderful and...
    Helper96 Helper96 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I've had a few good days keeping occupied, but every time I'm at home alone I can't stop thinking about what my ex and his new girlfriend might be doing. Every time my phones...
    iknowmykingdomawaits iknowmykingdomawaits 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Someone asked what we are doing to make a difference, so I thought I'd give my resume, to give some ideas of ways people can influence the world. First off, I'm here. Seriously...
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    My AF boyfriend recently proposed to me and i said yes but where he is gone all the time i feel like we are growing apart. I feel like i am single all the time. Btw, i have never...
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    Future consequence July 17, 3:00am It was just before 3:00am and the citizens of Manhattan where in panic, they team scared into their homes frighted of the events to come...
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    ... How does that quote go... If you want something you have never had .. you must do something you've never done! I ain't the same any longer... I have changed and everything...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I want to time travel. The reason is obvious, to change the course of my life, to correct it in some ways, to undo the mistake i regret and redo them the right way. I am always...
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    So my story is that I've been large for as long as I can remember all my family is and even worse diabetes runs in our family but now it's gotten to a point where I genuinely feel...
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      I’m really at a loss here. I’ve been with my boyfriend for the past 8 years. I’m 40 and he’s 61. When we met, I knew he had a vasectomy while his ex was pregnant...
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    For being 18 years old, I have a lot of health problems. I'm 5'8" and 170lbs. I'm uncomfortable with the way I look and feel. I'm a hypochondriac, so naturally when I have an...
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    Seems like lately a lot has been changing in my life. Friends that I thought would always be there for me are nowhere to be seen. I find myself colder, caring less about people and...
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    Everything changes, every second. Embrace change and realize it happens for a reason. It won’t always be obvious at first, but in the end it will be worth it. What you have...
    lovelifexox lovelifexox 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    A smile is a wonderful thing. A person stopped me today in Starbucks and said they just wanted to thank me. For what I asked somewhat surprised. Well they replied I see you here...
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    Sheryl Crow - Picture Lyrics (feat. Kid Rock) [Kid Rock] Livin' my life in a slow hell Different girl every night at the hotel I ain't seen the sun shine in 3 damn days Been...
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    Trying to change anything or show an alternate way, even just sharing knowledge and ideas directly is always taken as a threat to current perception. A separate society kept secret...
    macabrEnigma macabrEnigma 18-21, T Jul 9

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    I'm not completely unhappy with my life. In fact, I'm actually pretty happy with it overall with the exception of my education and career. When the economy collapsed, my education...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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    Okay in theory yes I suppose I can guess why they do. However in practise I can't for the life of me, understand how a loving man could be happy doing this? Nor how a wife could be...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 7 Responses Jul 13

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    my name is unkown cuz i will not tell any one about it, may be i am complicated person, but life changes us our life style , immigrating from one country to other to survive, i can...
    goge1797 goge1797 16-17, M Jul 15

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    It is interesting how kids are so enthusiastic about life ..they believe they can do anything..their thinking has not been contaminated as of yet..T H E N someone tells them what...
    cbeneath cbeneath 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    "When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness is the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down 'happy...
    Sophiesmiles Sophiesmiles 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Worry only robs what you can accomplish for today. It sucks out the happiness and peace in you. While browsing some artticles over the net, I have come across this one: Worrying...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    You know I really want to change for the better. Lately, I've been thinking if only I could turned back the time I could go back to my past self and ask him to stop playing...
    therunnerkidinside therunnerkidinside 26-30, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    If there's one thing in my life that's missing It's the time that I spend alone Sailing on the cool and bright clear water Lots of those friendly people And they're showing me ways...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It is good, but sets us apart sometimes. And there is something named the curse of knowgled. (wiki it) Example 1. I havent played World of warcraft for a long long time. And...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Thinkaholic!I wonder how far we could go if we didn't stop and think? Who do you think get further in life? People who overthink or people who don't give a thought?A lot of...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Trying to change my look a bit. Just died my hair and thinking of cutting it! Change should be good
    gisel607 gisel607 18-21, F Jul 14