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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 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.

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Strive to be happy !! Life is simple
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    I generally want to be happy, i mean, real happy. Not just putting smile on my face for the sake of it
    TheKidInTheCorner TheKidInTheCorner 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    I want to say happy birthday to my gorgeous boyfriend Matt. Hope you have a brilliant day baby I have a surprise for you when you get home, sorry I have work. But love you lots...
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    I want to wake up in the morning and see my husband.He can even snore, then his/our children come to us.Our meals will be celebrated. I want together with children through the park...
    ScarlettMelanie84 ScarlettMelanie84 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I've been beaten, abused and bullied throughout my life. These things have caused me to go on a path of self distruction, for years I've struggled with depression, but i'm still...
    hippiegirlxox hippiegirlxox 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    What I am about to share with you is everything I've lived, loved and lost. It's the good, the bad, and the ugly. I've lived most of my life in constant confusion, trying to...
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    While getting a massage at a spa I finally know what I want in life. That is to live life without fear for a while, on my own alone. I'm planning on running away but at my age it...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's imperative that I start a new life now. I'm mid 40's . I need to commit to learning from my mistakes.
    heathee heathee 46-50, F Sep 22

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    I'm in my fourth year of university, and god it's hitting me like a ton of bricks. Sometimes I wish I could just escape to Alberta or something and become a mountain woman who...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    I was taught to give up my needs and wants. Half way through my life I suddenly realized that was wrong I was not happy. Since my pursue of happiness recently started. I decided...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Its funny how we go through education & then jump straight into the joys of a 9 to 5 routine. But I knew there was more to life.. I wanted to live a life of purpose.. To spend...
    maktub1 maktub1 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    I never thought I would be the person (more so people) that I am at this very moment. Two individuals in my life being subjected to my bullshit. It's so unfair to them. I'm in a...
    silencedfears silencedfears 26-30 Sep 22

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    So I said to the sulky sadness that stalks me from time to time. I can and I will be happy and your cloudiness will no longer cloud my newly sunny mind. :)
    Summerandroses Summerandroses 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    all id ever cry about and wanted ever since i was little girl was to wake up with a mom and dad that loved each other that could provide a nice stable happy home. Yet all i got was...
    Tristechica22 Tristechica22 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Everything in my life is chaotic I just want to have a happy family and a happy relationship with my boyfriend but nothing seem to be heading towards happiness... I miss my...
    lydiasangi lydiasangi 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    This is my ultimate goal in life, to make myself a happy and simple life with good people.
    afreespirit afreespirit 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 24

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    Why am I always over thinking my life. I just don't get it. Every night I wonder what's the purpose of life. Why am I always so worried about others opinion. Why can't I let myself...
    theChickk theChickk 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    Sitting outside work waiting for my shift to start... Thinking about my life choices... Thinking about how all I feel is useless... I'm going to change some things in my life...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M Oct 6

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    Some people make me exceptionally happy! It's fun to have a crush. Real life ones are great. Celebrities too. They just bring a burst of happiness to my day. (I wish that one guy...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F Sep 28

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    Im not the same person i was before.. Infact ive changed for te worst.. The sweet shy side is hid from people bc im sick and tured of always being run over by like basically...
    believexo believexo 16-17, F Sep 30

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    SOMETHING DIRECTS MY LIFE THAT I CANNOT SEE OR TOUCH. IT COULD BE ME THAT CREATES THIS NEGATIVE LIFE, BUT I THINK ITS SOMETHING ELSE....WHEN I WAS 19 FIVE MEMBERS OF MY FAMILY WERE...
    F1R2A3N4 F1R2A3N4 46-50 3 days ago

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    Its up to the human to make that happen, life isn't hard or easy it isn't sad or happy, it is a series of events to which we as humans are able react to in a million different ways...
    TheCreatorOfAll TheCreatorOfAll 16-17, M Sep 26

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    "Believing in negative thoughts is the single greatest obstruction in life" As a young girl I took what people said to heart whether it was positive or negative. I believed in...
    Delicateflower98 Delicateflower98 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    Happy endorphins are released even if you force a smile for the first 30sec. Ok? So this is all about choosing to be happy....If you become responsible for your own happiness...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 13

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    maybe one day, i'll be what you need. but don't wait too long.. because the day you want me maybe the day i finally give up. xoxo #ihopeit'snottoolate
    ElizabethSwannTurner ElizabethSwannTurner 18-21, F a week ago

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    I had a happy childhood and early teens but a family trauma meant my parents and my bro and sis moved away several hundred miles when I was 18. I stayed to be with my girlfriend at...
    Hiroshimatwinky Hiroshimatwinky 31-35, M a week ago

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    Something that scares me a lot is the thought of deciding what I want to do for the rest of my life next year, when I have no idea. It's scaring me because I still feel too young...
    mxrdybum mxrdybum 16-17, F 20 hrs ago

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    go forward in a life with a twinkle in your eyes and a smile in your face but with a great and strong purpose in your heart XD AJA! fight fight fight!!!
    ElizabethSwannTurner ElizabethSwannTurner 18-21, F Oct 2

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    I need to get away from people just because what you don't like and sink so low that you want to be me for it. I don't want to live fear with people who want nothing but control...
    sham17 sham17 26-30, F Oct 3

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    Are we need a lot of struggle to get a little happiness in life ?
    beee23 beee23 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 9

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