I Wish I Knew How to Be Happy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 65 People

    I find something in each day

    that brings a smile to my face, but the feeling of being happy, has slipped away from me. Melancholy has become a constant, soul-shredding feeling that is haunting me, some days more than others. A good friend said to me once, "It's hard being alive." and it is, indeed. I feel...
    Swoon90 Swoon90
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 2, 2015

    The Secret

    I wish I knew the secret of being positive and happy. *sigh*
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 9, 2011

    I never thought I was depressed

    until I tried to commit suicide a month ago. It's hard to tell when you're constantly being told that it's just teenage problems or it's just you being lazy. You turn to your friends for some kind of closure and they tell you "you'll get over it." Its hard. And if you attempt...
    Asurion Asurion
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 5, 2014

    There is No Way to Happiness There is no way to

    happiness. Happiness is the way. So, treasure every moment that you have. And treasure it more because you shared it with someone special. And remember that time waits for no one. So stop waiting until you finish school, until you go back to school, Until you lose ten pounds...
    nivanvc nivanvc
    36-40, M
    Jun 5, 2014

    5 things it takes to be happy.

    1. To be part if a group 2. To be significant from the group. 3. To have certainty if what comes next 4. To have enough uncertainty not to be bored. 5. To grow What do you think you're missing and why?
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme
    46-50, F
    May 14, 2014
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