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I Want to Find My Joy

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    I Loved watching the film 'The Bucket List' with Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman According to one of the men,  a successful life boils down to just two things 1. The joy you have felt 2. The joy you have given others          
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 25 Responses Aug 9, 2009

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    Focusing On Joy

    Sometimes the rigorous day to day stuff just gets in the way of feeling joyful. And after several days of stress, home life issues, work issues, etc etc, it is easy to get really disconnected. I've noticed that recently I've gotten far from joy. It is disturbing actually. A...
    nukemycorndog nukemycorndog 41-45, M Apr 25, 2013

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    I Thought I Had It

    And then I had to leave Spain. I was all alone, hot and 4000 km from anyone and everyone I know and loved, and I was the happiest I've ever been in my life.  Sitting on the edge of the green Guadalquivir river in the hot Andalucian sunshine.' I hope to find it again...
    bripeace bripeace 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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    Find My Joy

    Find my joy,What I'm gonna do,Seek,Won't stop lookin',Till it's found,I need to live.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 19, 2012

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    Why Is Happiness So Elusive For Some People?

    Is happiness a means to an end?  Sometimes I feel that in order to be happy, you need to achieve certain goals or milestones.  I haven't achieved much in life.  I've been going to college on and off for about 14 years now, and I still haven't been able to graduate...
    enchanteddreamer enchanteddreamer 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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    I am confused. And I don't know why. I am happy in life, I just feel like I am missing something. I get good grades, I'm athletic, and a have great friends and family. I'm not sad I'm just puzzled. I struggle to apply myself in everyday life. I just feel like I am not doing...
    FrettingisRegretting FrettingisRegretting 16-17 1 Response Oct 10, 2012

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    I find trusting others difficult. It’s hard after you put your trust into multiple people then they all go against you. Even when it seems to be the most ethical, cool type of...
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    Azureskye Azureskye 18-21 8 hrs ago

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    GraceIsMine GraceIsMine 66-70, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 10 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    taytay1401 taytay1401 13-15, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    AhmedMossaied AhmedMossaied 22-25, M 12 hrs ago

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    luvlybombchell luvlybombchell 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    There was once a girl said she was the princess and pretended like one. Then there was a boy who came in her life brought flowers of joy and happiness. She always said she wants a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    serenity044 serenity044 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I saw my psychologist today again. I threw up big time today in his building from ailments I've been experiencing from seeing lookalikes online AND offline of both men who attacked...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F a week ago

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    ​Looking at this photo, given to me a few years ago, brings me a happy tingle - it's so simple, creative, joyful and inspiring in my eyes.Uniquely created by S.W.  
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    "I Need to Find Someone Like Me", that's quite a dream isn't it? When I turned 20 I had a life altering revelation. I finally knew who I was and what I wanted in life. And now...
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    Because, why not? Grab the book nearest to you, turn to page 18, and find line 4. Answer: "the context and the suspected intention. She must" ... Wow. Speaking of context, where...
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M Aug 13

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    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.
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