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I Want to Have a Happy Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 220 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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

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

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    I've always wanted a simple life. I am a companion by nature. I've always taken care of others. I've put others above myself. I feel very tired. I envy housewives in a way...
    SKDel SKDel 26-30, F Jan 2

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    Life is way to short.. I live my life to fullest.. So many people are closed minded.. Why.. Just enjoy life.. We only have one life why not enjoy it..
    horneybear79912 horneybear79912 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    I've felt the heavy chains of duty for as long as I can remember. I've done what I was expected to do forgetting that maybe I should have first done what was best for me and my...
    Ready2BmeAGAIN Ready2BmeAGAIN 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Terrorists are mostly to blame for this hinderance of wanting to experience life. The business course of my college is doing an international trip to Europe. They've done so...
    FashionQueen86 FashionQueen86 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I mean think about it we spend 12-13 years in grades school just to get out of that school and go into another, and then we work for the rest of our lives. I have one life and I...
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I suffer from BDD. BDD is Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Basically I obsess about my looks from the time I wake up to the time I go to sleep. Sometimes it even creeps up in my dreams...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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    I would love to have a life.. I get up at 5am, go babysit and then come home and usually listen to music until its time for dinner and then I eat and then I fall asleep and wake...
    Louder4life Louder4life 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    Day 7 I am Content in my personal relationship with Happy Man... I am enjoying my children.. I have become more curious about expanding my Exercise options. My diet is becoming...
    warriormama warriormama 41-45, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I need a lot of changes done to my life. One major one is taking charge of my own life rather then letting others run it for me. Another thing I would like to see happen is to...
    DarkPhoenix1985 DarkPhoenix1985 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Why do we rely on dumb quotes and trite sayings when we are sad or struggling? Like we get encouragement from something someone said once. It shines some new light on our...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 15

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    "This false self is never happy or fulfilled for long." An EP user suggested Ekhart Tolle to me and I am very grateful. I wanted to share "living in the now" in this experience...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I <3 to :) I want to feel free, happy and good everyday without thinking of others. I want to focus more in my Life :) and Love myself as how I value other people who are...
    19htiaf 19htiaf 18-21 Jan 4

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    Day 3 "There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, don't you?" By Rumi So Day three can be summed up as a...
    warriormama warriormama 41-45, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Struggling with motivation. I feel mentally exhausted. I hope these feelings pass soon. I don't want to do anything. I feel worthless and like there's nothing to keep me going...
    lilyrose345 lilyrose345 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 2

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    You only live once and make sure u make it count. Life is so short and on top of that we not free with out problems and responsibility. We have to go thru every single day but we...
    dezeena dezeena 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 16

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    Some time ago I read this article on some website, theunboundedspirit.com There's nothing new, but in my opinion the article is very well written. It made me think... 1. The...
    DiscoveringTheTruth DiscoveringTheTruth 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 11

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    Day 2 I am enjoying this journey towards better health.The goals i have set for myself are achieveable.I just have to keep this is mind. Stepping out to meet my girlfriends .They...
    warriormama warriormama 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Accept, Forget and Moving on... Words that are easy to pronounce but quite harder to do because in most cases we tend to hold grudges, regret and kept on blaming other people and...
    ShadesofWhite67 ShadesofWhite67 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    OK...so for many years now I have been wanting to escape society and the bug bare of day to day life. I aim to live from only the land with no cash, credit cards etc etc you get...
    dillybob10 dillybob10 31-35, M Jan 14

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    My desires to be stalked started around the age of 18, mainly after I started watching Investigation Discovery. I would watch shows based on the stories from victims of stalking...
    DarkDesires019 DarkDesires019 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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      This is my story in short. A few months back I decided to drastically change my life. After my 7 year relationship ended and a friend of mine committed suicide - I made the...
    mstenvinkel mstenvinkel 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 9

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    In my community I started a group on meetup.com that meets every month to go for a walk and talk about life experiences. From these walks I meet likeminded people, hear stories and...
    jon656667 jon656667 46-50, M Jan 16

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    I now understand why people enjoy travelling. I used to think it was a bother to fit your life in a small bag, rush to and from the airport, getting stuff into a cramped flying...
    barrybear barrybear 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have a decision to make that will permanently alter the life of someone I care deeply for and my life, as well. It doesn't matter what I decide, the impact will be huge. I'm...
    peachykeen1515 peachykeen1515 22-25, F Jan 3

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    I don't appreciate people when they judge someone with their appearance but not their feelings. It feels like they want to rule that person for rest of their life
    stevend76 stevend76 46-50, M Jan 11

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    Ever feel like you aren't truly living up to your potential. That there is more to your life than clocking in and punching out. My greatest fear is to die unsatisfied with my life...
    Acirem Acirem 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 17

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    That's my true dream trust me there is nothing better than a simple life where I can sense and enjoy every single moment of it. Sweet simple life no complications.
    Sparklecat Sparklecat 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 21

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    I couldn't agree more. It's easier than you think to do...the keyword here...simple. Your best friend, that you would never hurt and could trust with your life is all this takes...
    kattrx1 kattrx1 31-35, F Jan 4

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    I'm surrounded by people who want to meet up and ****, or drink and get a blackout for fun, or do stupid things like weeds and drugs. Nah. I just want to pack my bags and get a...
    SweeterThanToblerone SweeterThanToblerone 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    I'm really tired of living like this. this world is killing us. i just want to sleep without nightmare. i need someone to chat with. not difficult topic..just want to relax...PM me...
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F Jan 6

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    Time to log off permanently and live life to the fullest fill my notification bell
    AlphaGrey AlphaGrey 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    I am that kind of adventurous soul ...that doesnt like to rest ...i like to feel my blood boil ...i want to fly ...i want to fall ...but never stop !!! I want to wake up everyday...
    FreedomVirus FreedomVirus 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Life is hard, so take it easy!
    Tak16 Tak16 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    im learning how to let go. its hard and difficult at times but i have to live my life for me. i have a genuine heart and i s always take others into consideration but in actuality...
    edyo23 edyo23 26-30, F Jan 13

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    She was a shy, and a dainty breakable one. A girl who looked lost, and too shy to compare any of her beauty. Walking down sealed halls did her lungs build formations of the...
    shhhX shhhX 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    My life is somewhat going well. Still in college, got three jobs, got a thot. I'm ok
    YoungJoseM YoungJoseM 18-21, M Jan 22

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