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I Want to Live a Long Happy Life

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    That's All I Want.......

    Perferably not alone. Mahahahaha!!!! Of course knowing me as well as I do, I also know that I won't be truly happy alone anyway. So if I want to live a long happy life...........Then I'm guessing I won't be alone.... If it's happy. lol... If I can't be happy, just kill me now!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 29, 2009

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    Doesn't Everyone?

    I always longed for exploring. The need to do extraordinary things, see unknown places, travel the world has always been inside me, probably because I read a lot. When I was younger I used to picture myself going to Africa to help build orphanages or irrigation systems. I dreamed...
    TheRealJade TheRealJade 18-21, F Feb 5, 2012

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    We Need to 1st Define Happiness Before We Can Set Out to "Live a Long Happy Life."' Wifetellsall; Wife Tells All

    I'm reading "be happy" by Robert Holden Ph.D. Ch 3 is entitled: “defining true happiness." He starts out asking everyone to  complete the following sentences. I put my answers in () you can add your answers as comments if you'd like...
    WifeTellsAll WifeTellsAll 31-35, F Sep 22, 2009

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    Happiness a Life Long Journey; Wifetellsall; Wife Tells All

    Don't we all. I'm starting a personal quest to a happier life and in doing so I am reading "be happy" by Robert Holden Ph.D. This book was adopted from his 8 week course of Happiness. Here are my thoughts on Chapter I  “the happiness genie” Chapter 1...
    WifeTellsAll WifeTellsAll 31-35, F Sep 17, 2009

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    Words To Live By

    When I'm feeling down and out I like to read these words of wisdom1. Life isn't fair, but it's still good.2. When in doubt, just take the next small step.3. Life is too short enjoy it.4. Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and family will.5. Pay off...
    january71 january71 46-50, F Nov 9, 2013

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    That's All.

    All I ask for is good health. That's all. I want to bypass all these hereditary illnesses that I might get in the future. I want to be as cautious as I can around people with contagious diseases as well. If I can be healthy, I will be happy. That's...
    flyawayhome flyawayhome 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2009

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    Trying To Unlearn What I Grew Up Thinking Happiness Was. Wifetellsall; Wife Tells All

         According to the book I’m reading, “be happy” by Robert Holden specifically in Ch 17 he talks about us needing to figure out about how the family we grew up in is our where we learned about happiness.  We may learn that what we...
    WifeTellsAll WifeTellsAll 31-35, F Nov 16, 2009

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    How Do I Stop Stressing About The Future & Enjoy Now?

     How do I stop stressing about the future & enjoy now?; Ch 14   Ch 14 “ready, steady, Now” from “be happy,” by Robert Holden Ph.D.   This chapter talks about how every one in the US has the right to “the pursuit of...
    WifeTellsAll WifeTellsAll 31-35, F Nov 4, 2009

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    "I Want to Live a Long Happy Life"

     "I Want to Live a Long Happy Life" and to achieve it i have to be healthy and happy in my surroundings and i must be patient snd wait for things to happen because i believe good things happen to he who waits
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 8, 2008

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    Who Doesn't?

    Well, now I'm trying to write about it I can't think of any more than the title. Don't we all want this?
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 16, 2009

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    "I Want to Live a Long Happy Life"

     "I Want to Live a Long Happy Life" and to achieve it i have to be healthy and happy in my surroundings and i must be patient snd wait for things to happen because i believe good things happen to he who waits
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 8, 2008

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    I really do want to be happy, but I don't know if that is even really possible. I can't seem to find fulfillment in anything in my life. I have a whole lot of complaints about what...
    BrokeBandit BrokeBandit 36-40, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I just want to be happy, I have been so unhappy for so long
    supanuub9 supanuub9 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I just want to be happy. Seems like it been a while
    a198850 a198850 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    I want to get out of this place, theres no way out, your on your own from here, we are put on earth, our parents hold our hands fr a while, then we get shoved into te open world...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Live your life, take chances, be crazy. Don't wait, because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be.
    cat20079 cat20079 36-40, M Apr 8

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    The 9th of September 2013, I enrolled myself in a Nursing school to become a nursing assistant. Our principal told us to write a letter to ourselves in case we lost motivation...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 3

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    That's what I want more than anything. It's so elusive, I never seem to be happy for a long time. Maybe if I just found the right person.
    smokebombtom smokebombtom 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    One day we're all going to die, so do what you want in life... You'll die anyway. Be happy.
    KizzyLeah KizzyLeah 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    My best friend just broke up with his bf and he is hurting so bad but I live across the water and I just want give he big hug and tell him that going be ok and it hurts me that I...
    leemc leemc 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    i'm just tired. being happy is exhausting. life is sad
    TheCroissant TheCroissant 18-21, M Apr 9

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    We all know the truth deep down, no one ever mentions it though because we are scared, we are scared to face the truth because it screams reality. Internal happiness doesn't exist...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Even though the road is still long and long, I would forging slowly because along the way, I learned the meaning of life ..
    NurSabrina1213 NurSabrina1213 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I just don't want to live in general.
    Wheresmywayout Wheresmywayout 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I believe it is one of the best feelings in the world that you know someone is happy because you made him happy.
    Julia1600 Julia1600 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I can't be happy if my friends are happy. Can you make him happy? http://www.gofundme.com/qvjdc8
    KayRocker KayRocker 13-15, F Apr 3

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    Does anyone know of any good cities to live in, that have a school for EMR (paramedics)?? I'm looking to move away start a new life, or, start my life I suppose... And I'm just not...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Is it selfish that I make people happy because I feel happy in return?
    strawberrycreamcake strawberrycreamcake 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 10

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    I have suffered with "serve" or "chronic" depression since childhood. How long can u really feel like this before your heart just gives out?
    TreZ1 TreZ1 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Everything starts to go okay and I get to a place in my mind where I am Happy and okay with my decision and than bam! I start to panic and feel so overwhelmed! The people that are...
    VivaForever84 VivaForever84 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    We cant make others happy. But. We can try.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 22

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    Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, It is about learning to dance in the rain.
    cat20079 cat20079 36-40, M Mar 31

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    It's the only ambition I really have in life. Yet society keeps getting in the way.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 3

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    life is only boring if you say the words "i'm bored" and do nothing to prevent yourself saying them again! i was told off for saying "i'm bored" when i was 7, and i have never...
    room10101 room10101 26-30, M Apr 10

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    I probably don't seem to be so antisocial and isolated but I am. In real life I'm always alone. And I don't mind it. I actually prefer it. I don't have to deal with as much drama...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T Apr 12

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    The worst part of being sad. Is that you dont even know what makes you happy anymore..
    Dimforest Dimforest 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Today is my birtday. I am so happy the day have fanilly come
    olufine olufine 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Happy Easter to all my friend. Old & new
    59food 59food 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Is happiness just the gap between expectations and reality? Expect more you get miserable; expect less than you get and you are happy.
    cat20079 cat20079 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Happy 40th Birthday Monty Python and the Holy Grail!!!!"Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries."  
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    This app is great guys . Feel so happy and open here .
    GiovanniHernandez GiovanniHernandez 22-25, M Apr 9