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I Want to Live a Long Happy Life

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    When I'm out and about and feeling like ****. People say hi to me, and ask how I am. I tell them I'm doing good. They don't need to know what a ****** life I live.
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 38 mins ago

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    Happy Birthday to my Daddy in Heaven. They say with time this gets easier but I believe they lie. Party hard with Jesus today. I love you so much Old Man.
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    I would like to wish my best friend a happy birthday today!! You are such an amazing lady and I have loved everyday that I have known you:) we have our whole lives to look forward...
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    Happy Birthday to my brother Storm. He has been gone almost 3 years now, but I miss my brother just as much as ever! Today, the 29th, I will never think of in any other way than...
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    ... I can't take all the pain.... I want to end it all... I can't take the pain.. I can't take crying every night, being constantly afraid and hurting.... I want to cut again...
    Raytheshapeshifter Raytheshapeshifter 13-15, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    My parents are celebrating their 41st wedding anniversary today. Happy anniversary mom and dad!
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    When I stop & think of the things to be grateful about in my life, I am happy. Note to self : Stop & think, every single day.
    BreakingBored BreakingBored 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It is cool to get responses there are so many varied and interesting people in here. I like going away for a while and coming back to all the surprises left for me. I am a little...
    Gmfriends Gmfriends 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    A letter I wrote to my boyfriend : I wish things were the way they used to be when we first met or just in the beginning of our relationship... I remember when I first started to...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    You know that person that brings out the good in you? That just makes you happy with their positivity and can make you smile the moment you see them? I don't think I've ever had...
    cherryshelby cherryshelby 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    My life is boring af. I have no close friend. No one to hang out with. I always go out alone. I wanna have fun but I don't know how. I don't hv bf and I have never had. I haven't...
    Acrylic19 Acrylic19 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    You know I am a happy person and I should appreciate for life comment if you agree
    CSQUAD999 CSQUAD999 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    I feel like I'm almost breathing properly again. I can sleep like a baby again and wake up without feeling like my life is crushing down on me the minute I wake up. And if I haven...
    Miriamjen Miriamjen 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    idgf what society wants I do what I do and I am happy and that is what matters call me what you want Idrc go dig a hole and put anything you wanted to say to me in that so you can...
    bosach bosach 18-21, M a week ago

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    i really want to be high on life, i know that deep under the cynicism and the sarcasm, and being too cool for school. I am a naturally optimistic happy and giggling person. This is...
    ackleholic ackleholic 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    but it's not in my immediate future. I wish life was different. I sometimes wish I wasn't born so I didn't have to feel this way. life is not fair it is not good. not in any way...
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 22

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    For the last two months I have been throwing a pity party for myself. After having a rude guy tell me : "Your depressed and go get therapy but don't kill yourself." The sweetest...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I'm not the type of person to be negative about things. I just don't want this to end up like everyone else I've been with. I'm really trying. If this goes bad though, I'm going to...
    Eriannaa Eriannaa 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    If I crave anything at all in life it's experiences both good and bad. I don't want to live a stable boring life after having chaos for so long.
    KawiiKay KawiiKay 18-21, F Jul 20

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    Because it is boring . I want to explore . I want to experience everything . YOLO <:
    DreamerWhoChoseToBeDreaming DreamerWhoChoseToBeDreaming 18-21, F Jul 20

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    Often when we lose hope and think this is the end. Life itself smiles at us and says, "Relax. It's just a bend, it's not the end"
    Bythelight0fthemoon Bythelight0fthemoon 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    im so happy right now coz i find some taste of success
    jyjyb jyjyb 18-21, F Jul 19

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    I want adventure. I want my whole world to be flipped upside down in the most beautiful way. I want to pack all my stuff in a box and drive until I run out of money for gas and...
    sarcasticsal sarcasticsal 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    its to the point I just want to give up on life but then when I really really think about it I'm like do I want to give up on life do I really want to die no I'm afraid to die I'm...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I fear I'll be stuck in a life which is dull. Especially as soon, the majority of people around my age will start to settle down and become boring. My best hope is probably a...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Jul 19

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    I don't post photos on EP ever because of weird people on here, we all have ran into our fair share. But at the same time I was looking at this page and seeing how sad some of you...
    AttachmentIssues AttachmentIssues 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 19

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    I haven't posted in a long while, but my mind has been clouded with many thoughts about my future and life as a whole. I'm worried about my future. I'm worried about how things are...
    AcousticSoul17 AcousticSoul17 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Life is something Im NOT enjoying at this age, & Im so young to be saying that. Children, like me, supposed to be happy, but unfortunatley we all end up making mistakes, that...
    silentoparadise silentoparadise 13-15, F Jul 18

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    all i ever wanted was a happy family and life. i have my 2 babies and i would do anything and everything for them. they are my life. why cant me being me be good enough for ppl...
    fantasybabe123 fantasybabe123 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I've always felt like I've played it safe. I've never been the one to do something too risky or step out of line but now I've realized sometimes life calls for you to do something...
    daniE91 daniE91 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    All I want is to be happy. I'm sitting here looking out of the window thinking why I can't be happy.. Why I'm crying and feel so upset, alone and hurt. I've wondered so many times...
    ssweetdisspositionn ssweetdisspositionn 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 18

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