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I Want to Have a Happy Life

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    Get Out of Discontent

    A friend of mine asked me two days ago. "Are you content with your life right now?" I told her, I've never been more content. The truth is I am content with the big picture of life. The checks and balances make life worth living. But that is not to say, that I don't have...
    nourradiance nourradiance 36-40, F Feb 28, 2008

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    True Happiness

    My definition of happiness definitely does not fit the point of view that society wants me to accept. I don't care about having lots of money, a nice house with a white picket fence, 2.5 kids, a nice car or cool things. I don't need to have a high paying job and social status or...
    contacthigh contacthigh 26-30, M May 9, 2013

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    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 20, 2012

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    Don't we all? After all the drama of recent

    years, all I want is happiness... Karen x
    KarenDurose KarenDurose 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 22

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    Reminder

    There are days when I Wake up Happy There are days When I wake up Sad Before it gets too much to handle I jst have to remind myself Thats its just one of those days.
    pisces1987 pisces1987 26-30, F Aug 29, 2009

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    3 Steps To Happy Life

    1. Do not stress yourself with useless people who do not even deserve to be an issue in your life 2. Never invest too much emotion at one thing because if you do, you will end up hurting yourself. and lastly 3. Learn to live life without worries. SMILE :) :)
    clairezky clairezky 18-21, F May 15, 2013

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    I Want My Money Back!

    i want my money back! after all the crap i have been through i better end up happy, or some ones gettin their *** kicked!!
    LoveISHateHateISLove LoveISHateHateISLove 13-15, F Mar 8, 2011

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    30 Something? Meet Depression!

    May 2nd, 2007 30 something? Meet Depression! I don't know if "Depression" likes people in their 30's, but I have never met so many people who are depressed until now....cause I'm 33 and my friends are mostly 30 and up. I used to be depressed at 24 caused I graduated...
    nourradiance nourradiance 36-40, F Aug 15, 2007

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    To Be Happy Is...

          To be happy is to be happy with being sad, part of the time.  People has developed all the wrong ideas about happiness, sadness and depression.  It is impossible to be happy all the time.     If we can accept that life has its...
    nourradiance nourradiance 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 12, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I want to live life to the fullest because someday it's not gonna be there, it's all gonna be over so why not do what makes you happy? Why not do what you enjoy and why not try new...
    ginawexler ginawexler 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I have no life, I really don't, my days is spent as just sitting in my room playing games... And I'm always ruined by this: people think I have no life (agreed...) and my parents...
    WillToonz WillToonz 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    People who haven't learnt how to look after themselves emotionally are more likely to reach out for someone else to do it for them. But no matter how good someone makes you feel...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 3 hrs ago

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    I wake up every morning thanking God for waking me up another day and I do my best to think positive. I try not focus on the negative and appreciate the positive things that are...
    SexyBellyButton80 SexyBellyButton80 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    For me it's really important to live your life... To live it as there was no tomorrow!!! It's the only way to be really happy :) and I really want to find this happiness!!!!
    aleph77 aleph77 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    We are all going to die one day we might as well live life to the fullest. If you are suffering and thinking your life is meaningless, it's not! Live life and forget your worries...
    SweetAussie SweetAussie 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I really love a good giggle and have a bit of a wicked sense of humour .but i am always laughing and enjoy company and meeting new people.My goals are quite simple really and thats...
    gerry5825 gerry5825 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    I feel as though life IS getting better and I feel happy right now...something I hadn't felt in a LONG time..I never thought I'd be saying this a few months back when I was at my...
    SammySnm SammySnm 16-17, F Aug 8

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    We all perceive a full life differently. With that out of the way, I'll explain what I consider a full life. To me, a full life is a life spent doing whatever it is one loves and...
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Aug 16

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    I don't want to regret not living life the way it's supposed to be lived.
    leonelarocks leonelarocks 13-15, F Aug 3

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    I hear people complain about life everyday, why don't i ever hear anyone saying I'm glad God let me wake up another day or just something positive. Stop focusing on the negative...
    Nikki1421 Nikki1421 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Simple & Effective ways to beat stress: • Sleep well • Avoid overwork • Pursue your passions • Let out pent up feelings • Laughter is the best medicine • Stop worrying...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    I am a college student, struggling with the idea of dropping out to pursue my passion of writing, travel, spirituality and introducing people to a more fulfilling life. Are you...
    theleigh theleigh 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    No life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no...
    Doors54 Doors54 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    I found this quote and though just how inspirational it is."Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won't either, for solitude will also break you...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel there's got to be more to life than what I've been enduring & feeling for so many years. It's burning inside of me so badly, I just need to vent. I never have before... As a...
    michelle0808 michelle0808 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I am going through a bad phase of my life! Really need to look into myself and come out stronger than before.
    Euden Euden 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    Sometimes I feel like life kicks me in the nuts and then screams at me get up. I'm like.. But the pain, but then it says..so .. walk it off. My day has been rough.
    Octavius24 Octavius24 26-30, M Aug 4

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    Often times it's easy to get boggled down with life's problems. But the great thing is your alive :)
    lucas83 lucas83 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 8

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    Every episode of my life starts with a short recap and the voice over says "Previously on wasted potential..."
    ThePinkP0werRanger ThePinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    I have been gaining on a rich, full life. It's taken some huge leaps since I first joined EP in 2009. I wish I'd kept that first profile just to see the changes that have occurred...
    MollyPetal MollyPetal 41-45, T 1 Response Aug 13

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    Life is too short! To drink cheap wine!
    beejek beejek 41-45 3 Responses Aug 14

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    To all teenagers such as myself: Our generation loves to complain about inexistent struggles. We direct so much of our attention to things like popularity, social status and...
    alviseb alviseb 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    At some point I need to put my foot down and put an end to this mess. Just sick of the fighting, the drama, the hurtful words, the hate. I'm sick of it all. I'm so tired of my...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Aug 21

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    What does living life to the fullest mean anyways sounds like some **** they tell you when your young like hey son Santa is real and he climbs down the chimney on Christmas time...
    NyCeGuY4URdreamzz NyCeGuY4URdreamzz 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Have to go through a year of hell before I can be where I want to be in life
    mills2104 mills2104 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Who knows ... when life stops living you so its better to live it as your last second, last minute, last hour and last day !
    darkpassion darkpassion 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I believe in enjoying every second of every day, learning new stuff, having fun by being yourself! Because there could always be a day were something can happen, so enjoy life to...
    emilytello emilytello 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I think life is Magical and do experience real magic and feel sometime so powerful not in strength mental or physical but I mean in real powers
    Devavilas Devavilas 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    as we grow up, we learn that even the one person that wasn't supposed to ever let us down, probably will. you'll have your heart broken and you'll break others' hearts. you'll...
    alifia alifia 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Every day I wake up , my first thought is " what can I do today , to meet people without it scaring me or without failing once again " I haven't had a friend for roughly 2years...
    monstermunchies monstermunchies 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I spent millions of years in the world of inorganic things as a star, as a rock...Then I died and became a plant-Forgetting my former existence because of its otherness, then I...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    I hate this. Been waiting to hear back from this job but they haven't been in contact since I went in for the induction. Since then I've just lost motivation to wake up or do...
    TaylaT21 TaylaT21 18-21, F Aug 16

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    We all have dreams: It goes something like this: • In my teens, I’ll get into a good college 📖🏃or get a good job. • In my early twenties, my career will start to...
    Oldchap Oldchap 36-40, M Aug 16

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    Things I need to do: Pass my GCSEs and A levels Get a degree Learn how to maintain a relationship Things I want to do: Play with puppies Find someone to cuddle with Dive...
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I'm who I want to be. Not what others want to see
    AgentYsa AgentYsa 13-15, F Aug 19

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    I guess I see life differently than everyone I'm surrounded by. I have dreams and goals.. But it seems like everyone else is just settling. Why not explore the planet and do...
    Isaiah4310 Isaiah4310 18-21, F Aug 19

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    I want to go on a road trip and just not give a hoot about anything. I want to go with lively people who love to dance and have fun and aren't afraid of the world or being...
    killingallparamedics killingallparamedics 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 21

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