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I Want to Live a Long Happy Life

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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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My addiction has finally reached its peak. After shooting dope for 5 months, my life is no where NEAR to where it used to be. Today I nearly lost having a stable place to live... I...
    sadvibes sadvibes 18-21, F Mar 13

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    I want to be happy. I want a little place of my own filled with the things that make me happy. I want a life overflowing with love, laughter, honesty and communication. I want...
    abrokenlittlegirl abrokenlittlegirl 46-50, F 6 Responses Mar 10

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    I used to be a natural optimist and I miss it very much. But my mother began drinking and verbally abusing me, my first love broke my heart to pieces, I was kicked out and had to...
    notnowjesse notnowjesse 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 16

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    i want to feel happy for once. I've not felt it in a very long time. I feel like everyone's flowing with happiness and I am just faking a smile. Maybe I'll be happy one day.
    DangerouslyMe DangerouslyMe 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    I don't just want to change my life i want to change me. I have had a really horrible childhood & my adolescent years were no better but i don't think that gives me an excuse to...
    flyingblossom flyingblossom 26-30, F Mar 1

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    Don't we all want to be happy ? Some are unhappy because of bad relationships, unfulfilling jobs, sickness, finance and etc. The bottom line is happiness is mastering mind to...
    kmanm kmanm 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I just want to be happy and people love me bc I am so happy.
    NorthCarolinaNC NorthCarolinaNC 26-30, F Mar 11

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    I just want to enjoy life. After all we only live once so we only have one go at it. I couldn't stand to stay at home all day and doing nothing. To me that's a pretty boring life...
    oceaneyes97 oceaneyes97 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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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 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Happiness is something that everybody strives for. Some people naturally have the ability to be happy, others struggle. Obviously every person goes through some tough times. I am...
    ckjackson43 ckjackson43 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    Nowadays, almost everyone owns a car, has a job, pays taxes, pays bills, etc. I thought to myself about the many things I could easily give up not because I have to but because I...
    DreamCloud17 DreamCloud17 18-21, F Mar 11

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    I don't see how anybody could be happy with a mundane daily routine for their whole life. Conforming to society basically guarantees boredom.
    HyperactiveLauren HyperactiveLauren 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    ...Or restart it from age 13. everything was going fine up until then.I had friends, my parents were awesome, we were all Happy. everything went downhill after high school. it took...
    xtrishax xtrishax 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I am a real-life daddy dom seeking a real life baby girl. I am a good, kind daddy treating you like my princess when you are good, but I will also discipline you when you are bad...
    RubberDuckey60 RubberDuckey60 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 4

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    The life has become very complicate for humans ... So I am for making life simple .. I want to love all in general and never hate anyone ... If I can't love anyone , that is fine...
    xRohit xRohit 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 15

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    I am constantly waiting for something to happen. I am always waiting for the weekend, or til I get home, or when I get up, or before I go to bed, or after I shower. I feel like I...
    foreverme71 foreverme71 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    "My only goal in life right now is to be happy. Genuinely, intensely and consistently happy, regardless of what that looks like to others." -no idea who said that
    R0GUE R0GUE 31-35, F Mar 20

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    Confessions of A Depressionist. If you know me then you would say I'm always happy or always so hopeful and cheerful. By to me it's always been a fight to make myself happy...
    Lugelogistics93 Lugelogistics93 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 4

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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 Mar 21

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    Its scary to think any moment now i can doe, or someone i love can. I keep telling myself to live now not later becuase later is now.
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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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 21 hrs ago

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    i feel happy because they are happy. what? hahaha
    dyxnxh dyxnxh 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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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 3 days ago

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    I just don't want to live in general.
    Wheresmywayout Wheresmywayout 16-17, F 15 hrs ago

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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! To my brother Ben is who is 18 today!!! :))))) xxx (And anyone else who has a birthday today!) HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! :)
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 1

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    MASTER SEEKING SLAVE! ANY LADIES INTERESTED?ANY LADIES WANNA TEXT?MUST BE COMPLETELY SUBMISSIVE 24/7 MUST LIVE IN THE USA 18 AND OLDER DISTANCE IS NO ISSUE!!
    Sexytexan18 Sexytexan18 26-30, M Mar 1

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    I am in my mid-50's, experienced daddy-dom, sadist, dominant, rigger and very experienced in satisfying my little girl in all ways. Though I am dominant and enjoy stimulating my...
    EroticPassion EroticPassion 61-65, M 3 Responses Mar 4

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    MASTER SEEKING SLAVE! ANY LADIES INTERESTED?ANY LADIES WANNA TEXT?MUST BE COMPLETELY SUBMISSIVE 24/7 MUST LIVE IN THE USA 18 AND OLDER DISTANCE IS NO ISSUE!!
    Sexytexan18 Sexytexan18 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting.Hi mom. Happy birthday. haha. :)It's funny because on my mom's birth certificate she's born on March 6 but Grandma says mom was born on the...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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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 1 day ago

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