Rate from 1-10 how happy you are with life at the moment

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  1. LemacST

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    I'll give mine a 3. This past year has completely sucked ass for me for several reasons. The only good thing that has come out of all of this is that I've had a lot of time to myself so I'm able to reflect on things and it helps me figure out how to solve things faster. It helped me acknowledge that the root of all the problems I've faced are because of me and I absolutely have no one else to blame. I'm currently working to fix them, it's just difficult considering I have to break out of life-long bad habits to end the issues. I remember exactly a year ago, everything was going perfect--I was on a roll and kicking ass. Now I have my happy moments here and there but overall, things suck. I feel hopeless about the future and I lack drive. Actually, my biggest problem is extreme procrastination and lazyness, so the entire thing is a catch 22, basically.

    So yeah, 3. How do you feel?
     
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    It has to be 10. If something is not right change it if it is within your control.
     
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    9. I've already made a deposit on 10, but simply have to wait before I get it. :tongue:

    *drums fingers*
     
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    Good question. Sorry to hear things aren't going a good bit better for you. I'd rate mine a 5. Equally positive & negative. The negative side seems to creep up & seem larger than the positive, but really it isn't. I'm like you, I have some introspection to do, and some personal changes to make but I feel confident I'll make them even though I'm sometimes quite depressed about things. Others have it way worse than I do; I try to keep that thought in mind.

    Obviously, if the things that are negatives for us in our lives are within our abilities to change, then yes, of course we should do that. Most of the time, we need to learn better coping mechanisms to deal with that which cannot be altered by us......
     
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    I know, it's just very hard to change. I guess I just keep taking the easy way out of things which continues to feed into my problem. Stupid, I know. I'm trying to change...I'm just stuck in the middle of my problem so any attempt to fix it almost seems futile. Like, I'm doing horrible in my classes, like REALLY bad, so even if I did extremely good from right now till the end of the semester I'm still going to get a pretty shitty grade.
     
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    Yeah, I am also at a 5. Hoping to make the leap into the higher digits soon though. Waiting on some news, and if it is good I will be feeling much better.
     
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    Well there are some things that are outwith your control. My personal opinion is to change what you have control over and it gives you a boost which helps you face the other shit. Having said that there are times in life when things get bleak and people need help and guidance to deal with them. Good luck :wink:
     
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    thanks for the advice
     
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    This second I'd say 7, maybe 7.5. I've spent enough time at 2-3 to know the difference.
     
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    About 6. I still need to finish my goals at the end of the year to achieve a 10
     
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    Anything I can do to get you to a 10?:wink:
     
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    Oh thanks... really...but I always leave a litte wiggle room for improvement!
     
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    9 to 9.9

    If I can fix my employment problem that number will hit the double digit.
     
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    6 or 7 maybe.
    A bit more discipline would help with many things.
     
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    Well you already hinted but I thought you were joking. If you were prepared to relocate............................as it's too far to commute.:wink:
     
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    :spank::spank::spank: Does that help?
     
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    I see you said 1-10. That means no zeros or negative numbers, so I say 1...
     
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