I Want to Have a Happy Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 230 People

    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

    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

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

    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

    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

    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

    Always thought the choice between being happy

    for yourself and giving up the things we want to make others happy was such a fine line. I wanted to have a great life just being happy doing what I love to do but other see that as being selfish. I just want the best for my family and also my future family, but I don't want to...
    enoch1005 enoch1005
    26-30, M
    Sep 3, 2014

    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, 2014

    I honestly cant stand the way people look at me,

    they look at me and see a ****, I don't see why, ive never slept with anyone, im still young. I have large boobs and a big butt, but that does not mean I fool around with every girl I see. If I did do that why would I be sad sometimes? I smile a fake smile all the time trying...
    Yumi679 Yumi679
    13-15, F
    Mar 16, 2015

    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

    Related Experiences

    This is going to be my last Experience Project post on this website. The site has given me so much over the years. I'm not gonna emphasize on this much, because I already did on...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1
    16-17, M
    Apr 21
    Not much of one, but still a life :3
    secretlyhonest1 secretlyhonest1
    22-25, M
    Apr 21
    I think life is less about what happens to you and more about how you react to it. we have these ideas and preconceptions that we carry with us that change how we see the world and...
    WhirlwindR WhirlwindR
    22-25, M
    Apr 21
    Like many people here, I found this site by accident. I've shared views, had discussions, arguments.. hopefully offered support to some and ...just generally chatted. It's been...
    splashUK2014 splashUK2014
    46-50, M
    Apr 20
    So many things I could free myself of but don't. Do I simply not do so because I am weak? Or is the excuse of procrastination be used because I am weak? I am weak yet not. You are...
    GrinchFairy GrinchFairy
    16-17
    Apr 20
    I have had a ridiculous amount of fun in my life.
    1jeni 1jeni
    51-55, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    I saved my ex's life in January, He was going to kill himself, but I was there to save him. To talk to him when nobody was there for him not even his family, When he sent that...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 19
    I’m posting this hoping for feedback from a third party. I’ve been told by friends that my boyfriend is abusing me emotionally. - He only supports what I do if he likes it...
    LoreleiLoch LoreleiLoch
    18-21, F
    Apr 19
    When this place closes, I'll probably be busy with finals and stuff. But I'll miss some people
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    reasons I have to be happy: even though i am crying alone at night, over possible lost love and miscommunication I am happy. hurting means i am alive. I can feel. that it's alright...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 19
    Im 17 years old and I was addicted to triple cs. Triple cs u may think are just some cough medicine thatll get u a high so youre not bored on a weekend but trust me it will RUIN...
    andy2198 andy2198
    16-17, M
    Apr 18
    I am a United States Marine. Not currently active duty. Although As the saying goes once a Marine always a Marine. It is tattooed in my brain and my heart. Just a little back story...
    arhg arhg
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    Damn. When I'm not working I completely lose track of time. I couldn't have told you the exact date if I didn't just look at the calendar D:
    GraceIsGone2 GraceIsGone2
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 17
    I'm done being so miserable. Nobody deserves that. Happiness is a choice and I'm choosing it now. You should too. The heck with the people who kick us to the ground and enjoys it...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 17
    I am 19 now, almost 20... I haven't been on here for a few years, but I think I'll give it a go. My parents and I thought I had Chronic Fatigue Syndrome for 4 years before...
    Invisibleninja12 Invisibleninja12
    18-21, F
    Apr 17
    timing is everything, but I will get to a good time in my life hopefully soonish and I can be in that zone and be doing exactly what I want with all the time to back it
    MatthewJacobsen MatthewJacobsen
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 17
    Life just feels empty. For me, life feels like I only have to keep going because I have no other option because I'm not brave of killing myself. For me, life doesn't have dreams...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 16
    great..tumko hug karne ka baat pe bhi chhid hua..I don't know if there is anything about me that u accept..i don't know if there is any way by which u will ever be better...kaise...
    BrokenSB BrokenSB
    22-25, F
    Apr 15
    This year started off horrible but it was inevitable. Life would have taken this path no matter how hard I fought. I am a single mom and doing just fine. I'm doing it alone and I...
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Apr 14
    I'm posting this because I want to record my EP journey. Even if I'd left all of my stories intact, it wouldn't really have shown the true picture of what this site was to me, it's...
    Emptysoul30 Emptysoul30
    22-25, M
    Apr 14
    essence, Qi and Mind represent three different states of condensation of Qi-the Essence being the densest, Qi being more rarefied and the Mind being the most subtle and immaterial...
    veganmeditates veganmeditates
    41-45, M
    Apr 14
    You Never Allow Me To Express My Sadness When You Betrayed Me I'm sorry if you think that I am selfish even my friends didn't knew about this relationship I hope you can see what...
    SnowOnFleek SnowOnFleek
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 14
    A year ago I attempted suicide for the first time. I don't remember exactly what the reason was at the time but it had to do with my parents and my life being screwed up in the...
    abby3333333 abby3333333
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 13
    Why? Because God is so good to me. :D Haha. God doesnt fail to make me happy amidst the troubles. ;p Yesterday, I tried to get powers from God cus I had a final interview. Haha. :D...
    yayepisoverimsad yayepisoverimsad
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    I hate hate hate having crushes, it always ends bad. Make my heart into that of a robot's, I'd be so much better for it. I can't control these damn emotions, even if I wanted to...
    Iscarpia87 Iscarpia87
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 12
    So I see people are trying to post more experiences and let more things off their chest and telling their stories before EP closes. So I decided, hey, I might as well join the...
    jaeger053 jaeger053
    16-17
    Apr 12
    So I see people are trying to post more experiences and let more things off their chest and telling their stories before EP closes. So I decided, hey, I might as well join the...
    jaeger053 jaeger053
    16-17
    1 Response Apr 12
    Life is honestly too short to be sad or dwell on the negative things. It shouldn't be about worrying when the next bill will be, or how much food yoy have left, or even if you'll...
    LifeIsToShortToBeSad LifeIsToShortToBeSad
    16-17, M
    Apr 12
    Im a 25 years old Asian woman. I just graduated from college. I got a boy friend who is 40years old, he looks like a teenager though. He doesn't have a decent job, and what he...
    Zoeyw Zoeyw
    22-25, F
    Apr 11
    I've tried, I've tired really hard to have a life outside of work, I've failed so many times. old friends have new lives, new friends spend their time with their old friends and...
    rugger14 rugger14
    22-25, F
    Apr 10
    Throwing back to that tragedy.. 1995 17th on January...in Japan The great hanshin awaji earthquake happened. Almost two million people died(believe it or not,truth) I was only...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 10
    I don't know what category this falls under but I'm just going to say it. She doesn't know how much I love her. She has the power to change my whole mood. Sometimes that's a good...
    BeesSneeze BeesSneeze
    16-17, F
    Apr 10
    I've had a regrettably difficult relationship with my fiance for a few years. Then I found her doing things online and even worse over the phone with other guys. It still counts as...
    willy8314 willy8314
    31-35, M
    Apr 10
    I was thinking earlier about the way I always try to stay positive, and try to find ways to navigate the dark maze in my mind... Why do I still keep trying? Why do I even bother...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 10
    No one can predict when will a person dies. I always tell myself self that I might die anytime. I just do what makes me happy and tend to be carefree sometimes so I won't have any...
    BittersweetRose BittersweetRose
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 9
    If there's anything at all I've learned from the last four or so years, it's that life has never been black and white. I don't even think it can be simply black or simply white...
    DanceOfBlades DanceOfBlades
    18-21, F
    Apr 9
    Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your...
    Wantsfortomorrow Wantsfortomorrow
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    I think , those with low self esteem , anxiety , panic attacks - self worth issues - the problem for them , mostly is caused by not being accepted or treated by society/ people...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 9
    This is my story. It is long, but I hope you all can relate to it. A year ago I went on a catholic retreat called Kairos and I gave a speech on my ideals and how to find them and...
    cmom96 cmom96
    18-21, F
    Apr 9
    I want to do something with my life . I'm a good wife and a good mother of two . I just need more going for me . I want to make my own money .
    KiwiBerry1 KiwiBerry1
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    i feel like i have nothing to lose i cherish what i have in life but now i am brave i can face the problems the challenges easily i am not afraid
    soul4 soul4
    18-21, M
    Apr 8
    Hi all, well it's nearly the weekend and tbh I have watch EP in it final death throes and I can't watch it anymore, so this weekend I will make my peace and delete my account...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 8
    Don't you feel that sometimes, you just want to let go, go crazy, explode and be completely overwhelmed and engulfed in your powerful emotions, and create an extraordinary powerful...
    astro00 astro00
    22-25, M
    Apr 7
    When I say happy. I mean I want to do the stuff that I planned to do after I finished high school. I'm just gonna list a few of them here along with an explanation, if I feel like...
    VincentZweni VincentZweni
    18-21, M
    Apr 7
    I don't need too much to be happy in life. All I need are true friends and my soulmate to be happy. Simple is always the best because it's, well, simple! :)
    Ichilicious Ichilicious
    26-30, M
    Apr 6
    I want to stay in bed and do nothing with my life tbh. I don't think there is any hope for me anymore. I'm just a **** up. A stupid **** up that messes everything up for her mom...
    Angel2345 Angel2345
    13-15, F
    Apr 5
    I feel like I should keep making stupid decisions. Funny. But not too stupid. I want to do something totally different, something I wouldn't normally do. I've spent 2015 doing...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    1 Response Apr 5
    I want a woman from 21 to 60 who only want to desire a happy life. And we would work together to make it happen.
    equinereiki equinereiki
    61-65, M
    1 Response Apr 5
    This will be my last post. Ep thank you it was fun while it lasted. Goodbye everyone I hope you will all live a happy life.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 4
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