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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I really want to live a happy life but my life is getting WORSE and as long as I'm with my family is getting even WORSE. Honestly I don't know why, I just don't think I can live...
    turki2550 turki2550 16-17, M May 12

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    I'm so afraid that I'll grow up to live a boring and lack luster life just like some of my family members. I don't want to be broke forever. I don't want to get stuck in a dead end...
    VerucaRose VerucaRose 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm happy but not as happy I used to be. The kind of happiness I used to have before is long gone and I think it's because of what has happened over the past few years. I've lost a...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M May 3

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    I really want to believe in life after death, but I long for the evidence. I have great fear of death and real evidence of an afterlife would be a great comfort. I have looked at...
    Woodman1977 Woodman1977 46-50, M 2 Responses May 11

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    I want to be happy - I really do - but it seems life is intent on presenting me with things to make that a challenge.   Home life is going much better lately  - so I...
    WishfulGuy WishfulGuy 46-50, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    I want to be happy again because I waste my time being sad and lonely all the time and I just want some good things to happen in my life again.
    db174 db174 31-35, F 3 Responses May 3

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    I want to sleep my life away, wake up when it's over... Wake up when it's time for my life to start; if it ever decides to start... I want a husband with no kids... I want a lover...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15 1 Response May 9

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    I was adopted when I was a baby I don't know who my mom is I'm 14 almost 15 and want to meet her but whenever I bring the convo up to my non biological mother we talk about it for...
    Mimiluvsu1 Mimiluvsu1 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I was scared because I though this was all life offered me. Typical milestones that everyone goes through and happy moments every now and then. Now I know, that's ALL I want my...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F Apr 28

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    I am not really comfortable in my own skin anymore. I will be very honest. I am a light skinned woman. I am high yellow and I think my complexion is beautiful, but I don't really...
    msjamison msjamison 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    Okay so I've been completely clean of drugs for upcoming 5 months now? My life and confidence has improved, My relationships with my family has improved. Loving myself and the...
    neurokitty99 neurokitty99 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I lost myself. It's so difficult to admit this to myself. I wish i could just up and leave this life and start a new life. Where i don't have to feel depressed, sad, helpless and...
    defiantheart defiantheart 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i do. i have a certain life around my family and friends and kids. then this whole other life with my bf and sex and lifestyle. it hasnt been for a short amount of time its like...
    blackcherrybbw blackcherrybbw 36-40, F 1 Response May 3

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    i do. i have a certain life around my family and friends and kids. then this whole other life with my bf and sex and lifestyle. it hasnt been for a short amount of time its like...
    blackcherrybbw blackcherrybbw 36-40, F 1 Response May 3

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    Story time!- My best friend who was my cousin growing up was the closest person to me, I loved her so dearly. She had a younger sister by two years, who had social problems and was...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 1 Response May 5

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    Happy Mom's day to my mom and all of the other moms here today. Live you all for the special things you do 😘😘😘
    jusleaving jusleaving 18-21, F May 10

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    I just realized I only have one year left of high school.... And I haven't done anything I want to. I want to be a dramatic person- not like school drama but just Radical and...
    TundraIvy TundraIvy 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 30

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    Feel so gray today. Was down at a local Starbucks working at the long table on something. It was busy, lots of people. Felt sadness well up in me to the point that I felt like...
    subotaicataloger subotaicataloger 41-45, M 2 Responses May 3

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    "Do you ever hear your silent cries. They call and call but fall on death ears, without knowing you are being consumed from the inside out. It's upto you to save you from yourself...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F 9 Responses May 4

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    I think, to some extent, that happiness is a choice. I think there are people, people like me, who have to work a little harder than everyone else to be happy. And that effort is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    I'm on the path to happiness. Very happy finding my career path now, I feel my professional life is going strong. Personal life is still a toss up. I'm really looking to make new...
    TheShowOffBrand TheShowOffBrand 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My mother has been an alcoholic since I can even remember. She tells me it started when I was 2. I just want normal normality. My normal is maybe a lot different from others. For...
    sharpful sharpful 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    Happy Mothers Day to all mothers!!! A much more special Happy Day to men out there like my Father raising children on their own without the help of a parent. A mother is given the...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F May 10

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    IT IS TIME TO HAVE A NEW SLAVE /SUB TO LET YOU KNOW I AM A REAL MASTER. I WAS BEING GROOM TO BE ONE WHEN I WAS 15 YEARS OLD. WHEN I WAS 31 I WAS GIVEN MY MASTER IN BDSM. SO YES I...
    lookingforafamily lookingforafamily 41-45, M Apr 25

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    I live in the Washington DC / Baltimore area and long for a kitten I can actually meet with. Age of kitten not important, but our connection and affection are. I know these must be...
    rg3001 rg3001 56-60 Apr 27

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    If anybody can give me a reason 2 live I will listen, my heart n soul is destroyed n there r kids in the world who pass away everyday but I'm still alive for some reason n I feel...
    eaj2088 eaj2088 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    My dream is to inspire and touch people's lives through art! help make that happen! gofundme.com/upmth97q
    chamicus chamicus 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I want to live. Lately I was wondering why I can't have the past back, or why it can't be here today. But life passes by in a second, as where expected in that short time to make a...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F May 1

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    I love my Mom. Actually I had lots of moms growing up through being fostered and my birth mom I haven't seen for a long time. I can't say these were all good relationships for...
    iMackenzie iMackenzie 13-15, T 1 Response May 10

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    Happiness may come at a cost , sometimes it's not what you may have dreamed about , but as long as you can find that something to keep you smiling , I THINK HAPPINESS is what you...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm most happy when I'm making someone else happy that I care about
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 24

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