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    Surprise Happier News - not so d readed brown envelope anymore!

    Hi Folks, I had a surprise today, via the post, from DWP, and I am feeling happier, that for the current year and onwards, I shall be on PIP, and, I have a slight increase. So I am feeling happier on that note. It was always a certain for a rate of DLA, figure of month, now, I'll be...
  2. J

    Dealing with suicidal thoughts

    For the last 4 or 5 days I have been plagued with them. Nothing in particular is really bad right now, but for some reason I can't stop thinking about it. When my coworkers go to lunch without me, I picture them sitting around talking about how much they hate being around me, then I start...
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    I am HappyCrafter

    Hi, everyone, I was diagnosed with Clinical Depression and Alcoholism in 1990. That is when my road to recovery began. It was up and down for several years after that and I am proud to say that I have been clean and sober since 11-16-2007. I am very excited about that and, honestly, if I have...
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    Anxiety - A Bit too much feeling - For Strong Admier, Regarding the Government Brexit Bill

    Anxiety - A Bit too much feeling - For Strong Admier, Regarding the Government Brexit Bill Hi all, I had been very anxious all week, from Monday, in terms of the Government Brexit Bill, regardign the EU Nationals in the UK. I happen to have a very strong admirer for me, who i know just...
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    Old but happy...finally

    Had multiple diagnoses presented to me in my 60s. No surprise to anyone but me. OCD, what? I thought I was intense is all. HA Now in my seventh decade, under Prozac-power and meditation and am much happier than I've ever been. Glad to be here.
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    Found peace

    Feel so much better this week. I've accepted probably for the first time in myself. That maybe the most I can achieve is where I am now. And this is the best I will ever be. And giving up on everything is what I've needed to do to find peace. I'm a total failure and that is my place in life...
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    4 Powerful Tools You Probably Haven't Tried Yet

    Hi everyone, I have suffered from depression and anxiety my whole life. Over the years I have spent countless time learning ways to overcome it. I've gone through so much turmoil to learn these things so I wish to bring them to you so you don't have to toil like I did. .So if you are looking...
  8. Kerome

    How to be happier

    Who is the happiest man in the world? If you Google it, the name "Matthieu Ricard" pops up. Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally from France who has been called "the world's happiest man." That's because he participated in a 12-year brain study on meditation and...
  9. J

    I Really Need to Vent

    I'm not sure what it is lately, but I've been having a really rough time. For the past few monthes, I've really been feeling negative and "worthless" (for lack of a better term). One of my biggest issues is I feel alone. To be honest, I feel like no one cares about me. And I hate it. Everyone...
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    Struggled with depression for as long as I can remember. Just wishing for happier days.
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    I want to die

    Nothings going right everything's falling around me can't keep on pretending that everything's alright that im fine everyone hates me theyd all be better off happier if I wasnt here the voices are right why dont I just listen its the only way out
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    Xmas was ruined

    I just wanted to vent.. This hasn't been something special to me in a very long time but I'm with someone who actually celebrates the day and its something fun for him and our son. So I've been through being really problematic and causing someone to not want to be with me, but with my partner...
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    I need to go

    The only thing keeping me from killing myself is the instinct not to cause physical self-harm, a cowardly reason, and the more important reason that, if i do it at home, i don't want my sister to find me, or in my studio...no one else should have to deal with the mess or find me there either...
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    I exist but do I feel truly alive? I don't think so.

    Salutations. I'm 24 living with my loving family but I believe I have been suffering from poor mental health for quite some time. At first I thought it was my dead end job so I packed that in but I only felt better for a short while. I am a very reserved individual, I take solace in solitude and...
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    Poor Relationship Desires?

    I'll be straight forward, sorry if my language is seen as triggering: it seems that within relationships I search for psychopaths with strong sense of morals? Like, they are psychopaths or either the crazier the person I am with is the more I am interested in them and the happier I feel with my...
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    Have you ever moved down a grade at work and been happier?

    I have, but occasionally feel others may judge me for it.
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    Evning classes that promise to make you happy.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34292274 The Dalai Lama has given his blessing to a new course of evening classes, available across the UK, promising to make participants happier… and the world a better place. The eight-week course, designed by the Action for Happiness organisation, claims to be...
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    I want to die

    Don't want to be here anymore keep on crying can't stop feel really lonely and alone all the time tried to keep myself busy pretend that i dont feel like this but right now again I want to die I can't do this anymore whats the point cant explain it but theyd all be happier better off if I wasnt...
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    Hello to you all.

    My name is Derek , I am a woman in a mans body, I always have known I am a woman but society has expected me to act like a man just because I have a male body and I have never been comfortable or happy with that. Earlier this year I done a dressmaking course and started making my own clothing...
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    Friend is manic - please help :(

    So yesterday a friend of mine asked if she could come and visit, she arrived with all her belongings and told me she moved out of her flat last week, has been staying with a stranger since, lost her job about a month back and has fallen out with her parents. She is 28, and has suffered...