Inspirational Stories

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I Learnt To Accept It Was A Gift

By Vidura on April 02, 2018 / 969 views

By Vidura on April 02, 2018 / 969 views

I have suffered from mental illness and depression from a young age, and it totally affected my teenage years. After a decade long struggling, I found street dance and it changed my life. I felt it was important to share my story to inspire others that you can achieve great things by facing mental health problems. My depression really kicked in after my parents moved to the UK when I was about...

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The Stepping Stones

By Anjali Mohapatra on March 30, 2018 / 2,471 views

By Anjali Mohapatra on March 30, 2018 / 2,471 views

One day, a child told his mother, ‘Mom, today is not a good day.’ His mother was surprised at his statement and instantly asked,’Why? What happened, dear?’ He said, ‘While coming home, I fell down in the staircase and got hurt on my knee.’ His mom laughed and patted him fondly,‘Oh, dear! It’s not staircase’s fault. You...

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McDonald's Manager Helps An Old Man

By A Friend on March 28, 2018 / 1,592 views

By A Friend on March 28, 2018 / 1,592 views

This nice old man just came into McDonald's asking for directions, and the manager has taken at least 10 minutes to set up google maps on his phone, plug the address in, and teach him how to "follow the green dot" while he's driving. Faith in humanity is temporarily...

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A Stuffed Beluga

By Yung_holmie on March 27, 2018 / 1,152 views

By Yung_holmie on March 27, 2018 / 1,152 views

When I was two I gave my Dad a stuffed beluga whale to keep in his work bag so that if he ever missed me he could hold it and think of me. 18 years later, my Dad has just informed me he still brings my beluga whale to work with him every...

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What A Woman Stands For

By John Knorek on March 26, 2018 / 1,870 views

By John Knorek on March 26, 2018 / 1,870 views

This a story about women peeing standing up. My wife had just reached 41 weeks of pregnancy and though she enjoyed most aspects of the process, she looked forward to its completion and meeting our first child. She had handled the usual aches and discomforts of creating new life - including ‘husband management' - with super-human grace. However, in the final days, the baby started weighing...

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Good Morning

By Kay Heitsch on March 26, 2018 / 1,334 views

By Kay Heitsch on March 26, 2018 / 1,334 views

May your day be filled with good thoughts, kind people, and happy moments. ~ Good Morning Quotes ~ As I was hanging the birdfeeder out this morning our neighbors were pulling out of their driveway. I smiled and waved. They, in turn, rolled down their window and called, "Good Morning!" I had a warm and happy feeling just hearing the simple words, "Good Morning." Our...

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My Angel

By Senait on March 23, 2018 / 1,568 views

By Senait on March 23, 2018 / 1,568 views

As we all have days and times that make us loose hope slightly, hate everything completely and also loose our self love and meaning entirely. That time came to me a year after i was introduced to the working force as a fresh employee at the post graduation time. At first i took it just as a normal routing that would pass like the flu,but it didn't. Instead it got worse as started to realize that the...

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He Came To Say Goodbye

By Craig on March 22, 2018 / 1,558 views

By Craig on March 22, 2018 / 1,558 views

Our dog Buddy was 13 years old when he died. He was a great pet and always was ready to play or go for a ride in my truck. We had gotten up and gone to the kitchen. Buddy walked in a few minutes later, stopped; and looked at both of us slowly, then laid down. I went to pet him and realized he had died. I'd like to believe he walked all that way to say good...

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You Either Get Bitter, Or You Get Better

By Tired Eyes on March 22, 2018 / 2,131 views

By Tired Eyes on March 22, 2018 / 2,131 views

Either you get bitter or you get better. It's that simple. You either take what has been dealt to you and allow it to make you a better person, or you allow it to tear you down. The choice does not belong to fate, it belongs to...

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To Risk

By William Arthur Ward on March 22, 2018 / 1,283 views

By William Arthur Ward on March 22, 2018 / 1,283 views

To laugh is to risk appearing a fool, To weep is to risk appearing sentimental. To reach out to another is to risk involvement, To expose feelings is to risk exposing your true self. To place your ideas and dreams before a crowd is to risk their loss. To love is to risk not being loved in return, To live is to risk dying, To hope is...

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Dixie

By Joseph J. Mazzella on March 20, 2018 / 1,620 views

By Joseph J. Mazzella on March 20, 2018 / 1,620 views

On a cold, snowy day in March my cat, Dixie died. I walked into the bathroom to find her lying motionless. I stroked her head, and gently held her in my arms. Then I carried her to the woods behind my house to bury her. I tried not to cry as I walked. She had lived sixteen years, after all. I knew her health was fading too. Always a skinny cat she had been eating less and less lately until I could feel her...

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Now Is The Time

By Brian G on March 19, 2018 / 2,020 views

By Brian G on March 19, 2018 / 2,020 views

When I was 13 I wanted to learn guitar but I saw on TV some kid who was 11 and a child prodigy and I thought "I waited too long, now I'll be a beginner while kids like that are already great." Then I was 23 and thought "Oh man if I had just started at 13 I would have ten years experience by now! But now why bother?" At 33 I realized, damn if I had just started at...

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Just Breathe

By A Friend on March 19, 2018 / 1,826 views

By A Friend on March 19, 2018 / 1,826 views

A stranger picked up our tab at IHOP while my wife and I were struggling to keep our twin babies calm. We cried. The note reads "Just Breathe, you're doing great...

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Dust If You Must

By Rose Milligan on March 15, 2018 / 1,894 views

By Rose Milligan on March 15, 2018 / 1,894 views

Dust if you must, but wouldn't it be better To paint a picture, or write a letter, Bake a cake, or plant a seed; Ponder the difference between want and need? Dust if you must, but there's not much time, With rivers to swim, and mountains to climb; Music to hear, and books to read; Friends to cherish, and life to lead. Dust if you...

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The Biggest Lie I Ever Told And How My Husband Came To Protect It

By A Friend on March 14, 2018 / 2,483 views

By A Friend on March 14, 2018 / 2,483 views

For years I have lived this lie telling everyone I am allergic to peanuts because I hate the smell of peanut butter and don't really like peanut butter that much but whenever I used to tell people I don't like peanut butter they'd get all defensive like "peanut butter is amazing how do you not like it?!" and then I'd have to go into this whole thing to defend my taste...

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A Bit Of Song

By Joseph J. Mazzella on March 14, 2018 / 1,826 views

By Joseph J. Mazzella on March 14, 2018 / 1,826 views

It was a beautiful morning. I was still asleep in my bed when the rising sun sneaked through my curtains and tapped me on my eyelids. I quickly woke up and walked into my living room. My cat was sitting on top of my desk soaking in the sun that shone through the widow. I smiled at her as I leashed up my dogs and headed outside. I took my time walking them too. It was cold and frost was on the grass, but I...

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Someone Had My Car Towed When It Broke Down

By A Friend on March 12, 2018 / 1,712 views

By A Friend on March 12, 2018 / 1,712 views

My car recently broke down about 30 miles from home. Someone stopped and asked if I needed help. I said I wasn’t sure how to get my car back to my local mechanic since my insurance didn’t cover towing. They used their AAA membership to call for a tow, waited around for it to show up and signed all the paperwork. More people need to be like...

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