I Want to Focus On My Happiness More

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 372 People

    But I'm Not Sure How............

    How do you learn to ignore your family's wishes if they don't make you happy? How do you decide what you can say yes to & what to say no to? How to live with yourself when all you see is disappointment? How do you learn to be selfish, when all you've ever tried to do &...
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    1 Response Apr 13, 2009

    If you break apart, you can piece yourself

    together howewer you want to!
    PigMonkeyHybrid PigMonkeyHybrid
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 4, 2015

    Yayyyyy...Pulled It Together!!

    what started with a really ****** morning has actually ended up being a good day...first stop the old fashioned sweet shop, you cannot drive for miles without having something to suck on!! then off we went on my biggest drive yet....driving is a big issue as i always panic my...
    soulsearchingforever soulsearchingforever
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Feb 2, 2013

    Happiness In Found Inside Of The House

    We all have the natural ability to build our own house. We determine the color of the walls and what happens inside the rooms. We can by a creative effort bring such sunlight to our souls that it makes radiant whatever events may come our way. We can on the other hand permit...
    ellenooo ellenooo
    41-45, F
    Oct 30, 2011

    I Forsake Myself For Others

    I seem to always have time for others, but none for myself. I am giving, maybe a little TOO giving. I am always there for people when they are in need, but when it comes down to my problems and I need help, I never confide in others because I just don't feel that my situations...
    puffalot puffalot
    22-25, F
    5 Responses May 23, 2008


    There has only been one time in my Life, where I felt the most dedication, focus, and commitment.It was a music video for a video game.Bare with me, because it was something of my own doing.You see, lately, I've noticed that when I do desire to write a story, make a costume, do...
    LysanderFremont LysanderFremont
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 3, 2013

    It's weird like even

    though I broke up just two days ago with the person I have known for 4 years now ... I feel better . I dreaded this moment of being officially done with him for so long but it's totally the opposite now that We are officially done. I think it's because although I didn't want to...
    Ceelea Ceelea
    18-21, F
    Dec 29, 2015

    I Know

    I have a lot to be thankful for, and I want to focus more on that. I'm tired of negativity taking over my life.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 14, 2010

    I Am Deserving....

    So....after many, many years of putting everyone else first.....of taking it upon myself to ensure everyone around me is happy.... of simply being who and what my family expected of me....now, I'm ready to find out exactly who I am....what makes me happy??.... I deserve happiness...
    NotHisBabydoll NotHisBabydoll
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Mar 4, 2012

    Its time for me to focus on o my happiness

    and the happiness of the ones i love.... for too long ive been letting what others say and think determine my self-worth.. and letting guys treat me like crap and come in and out of my life... but no more.. i shall be happy and live my life.
    A1Csladiie A1Csladiie
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 26, 2014

    The Reality Of Fear

    this is so true!!! You are not scared of the dark - you are scared of whats in it! - tick! You are not afraid of heights - its falling you are afraid of - tick! You are not afraid of those other folk around you - Its the fear of hurt & rejection your scared of - tick! You are...
    soulsearchingforever soulsearchingforever
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 25, 2013

    Isn't Self Preservation Supposed To Be Something You're Born With?

    I'm fairly convinced that I have a low self-preservation drive.  I have all the time in the world for taking care of others.  Yet I have neither the time or the motivation to take care of myself.  Even when I really need to.  I currently have a headache...
    cluelessandlost cluelessandlost
    18-21, M
    Feb 23, 2010


    Happiness,That's my focus,To be happier,Feel good,Be myself,That's all I want.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    1 Response Nov 14, 2011

    In Search of Happiness

    I just recently graduated from college believing this would make me happy and start a new career but it didnt I still feel lost.  So I continue on my search for happiness knowing that if I keep exploring my deep inner thoughts and feelings desires and wants I...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings
    1 Response Mar 17, 2009

    I Think Its Time....

    Im a rather negative person, i tend to think of the worst possible senario rather than just letting things flow. I need to start looking at the glass half full rather than empty. I need a hobby & i need new friends. My husband is always trying to make me think more positive...
    sheangel147 sheangel147
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 28, 2009

    In My Mind..

    i always find myself focusing more on my mother-who's had me under her control for 20 yrs- and what she'll think/say. or a stranger's opinion on how i look/sound than my own happiness. i mean i never shop for "me" i shop for the world..i guess.. i get things that are...
    lostprophet lostprophet
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 14, 2009

    A Long Time Coming

    my happiness has been a long time coming. It annoys me when people write stories like if you have nothing positive to say then dont write...i mean if we all felt happy it would be one hell of a fake world. Nobody could be happy 24/7 surely!. Ulitmately i try to be happy but its...
    thehippy thehippy
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jun 10, 2009
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