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fish out of water
06-18-2001, 04:02 PM
here are my good qualities about myself

:starsim a good listener

:starsim a good friend

:starsI am caring

:starsI am helpful

:starsI am good at helping others


Ok whos next?????

:love always maria

nla-one
06-18-2001, 07:56 PM
:bowl My beauty comes from within.

:bowl I am a loyal friend

:bowl I'm really creative and am good at writing plays.

:bowl I :love helping others.

:bowl There is a good person within me.

dreadbunny
06-19-2001, 08:18 AM
:wand I'm a good listener.
:wand I have an open heart.
:wand I'm willing to take risks.
:wand I'm compassionate.
:wand I'm fun. :sarcasm

:peace
:bunny

rdlgd
06-19-2001, 03:59 PM
I am compassionate.
I am honest.
I am sincere.
I am smart.
I am ME.

dontknownuffink
06-20-2001, 06:42 AM
:penguin I am a good listener
:penguin I am a loyal friend
:penguin I like to help others
:penguin I am caring
:penduin I always try my best

sufferingstar
06-20-2001, 11:21 AM
:bounce I think I'm actually going to look good in my prom dress :yay
:bounce I :love animals to death
:bounce I :love to listen to people and try to help them
:bounce I get ok grades
:bounce I have some :notes musical :notes talents (sometimes :sarcasm)

:peace & :love
shadow_daughter

Sasha
06-20-2001, 01:13 PM
Well a couple of these i've borrowed from my therapists impressions of me but here they are:

:stars I'm a warm and caring person

:stars I am fun loving (i had my therapist laughing at some of my high school antics - pre-ED era)

:stars I am a good listener

:stars I am loyal

:stars I am trustworthy

JennyA
06-21-2001, 09:50 PM
i was relly feeling down tonight so I came here. I am going to list five good qualities of myself to cheer up

:sly I am always there for friends/amily


:sly I love helping people

:sly I am getting an A in my Psy. class

:sly I am being more productive


:sly I am becoming stronger (emotionalY)



:love you all :bandwagon

gutsygrrl
07-10-2001, 08:49 AM
okay, well, this might be a bit of a baby step. I'm using *other* peoples compliments & ideas about me. but Im trying to make them my own which is why I'm using them.

:stars I have a mind for physics :stars
:stars I am concerned :stars
:stars I am intelligent :stars
:stars I am entertaining :stars
and my own favotire thing about me:
:stars I am wonder-full ~ giddy and wide-eyed about everything :stars

yayayay
oh yes

Bilbo
07-10-2001, 02:33 PM
Hearing you all share your good qualities has inspired me to share five of my own, so here goes...

I am a loyal friend
I am hard working
I encourage other people
I am loving
I am I write good poetry

Sometimes in order to face the flood, we must walk against the tide - "My all for your everything" br Rebecca Coombs.

lkristene
07-11-2001, 12:02 AM
I kept clicking on this thread. I cannot remember the last time I really listed things I liked about myself. Thanks for the inspiration! It feels pretty good :happy

I am intelligent.

I am an empathic person.

I am patient.

I like to listen.

I am funny.

Tankgirl
07-11-2001, 05:31 AM
This shouldn't feel as difficult as it does!

I am intelligent
I am intuitive and perceptive
I know right from wrong
I make a positive difference to the people that I meet
I am recognized as more capable and potent than I think I am

now, how to BELIEVE all this?!!

julianne
07-20-2001, 01:46 PM
Five good qualities about me....
I have a fantastic sense of humor!
I am a great friend, sister, and daughter
I am talented
I am an asset and not a liability
I am creative
I can be of service to others
I am a wonderful Auntie
I am a good person
I can be REAL today!

:notes :turtle julianne

Chriszgirl
07-21-2001, 09:37 AM
:cheesy I am a loyal friend
:cheesy I am a great mom:shy
:cheesy I am a caring person
:cheesy I have a huge :love
:cheesy I give and give and then some
:cheesy I am forgiving.....is that a good thing all the time?
:cheesy I am honest
:cheesy I am bright :rainbow
:cheesy I am open minded

sillygirl
07-23-2001, 01:51 PM
okay, this is going to be REALLY hard, cause i am upset at the moment, but i NEED to do this to try and snap myself out of it....

:sun i really listen to people
:sun i enjoy giving to others without expecting things in return

i'm sorry, this is all i can manage right now :sad i will come back later.

Allison LHF
07-24-2001, 09:52 PM
this could be difficult (i hope i can make five!)

:bounce good listener

:bounce sharp sense of humor

:bounce independent

:bounce friendly

:bounce creative

whew! i did it! :happy

:bounce Allison :bounce

sillygirl
07-24-2001, 11:59 PM
okay, i am back to give it another shot!! here goes...

:bounce i can make people laugh
:bounce i am learning to be real
:bounce i am fun
:bounce i care about other people
:bounce i am good with children

yea, i did it!! and i feel much better :grin thanks for the thread.

silly
07-25-2001, 02:07 AM
five good things about me.....

:canada i like to read

:canada i'm loyal to my hockey team

:canada i can stay up late and make it to work in the morning

:canada i love being around people

:canada i don't talk much..

hehehehe

SiLlY

butterflymom
07-25-2001, 12:16 PM
:snowman I can almost always make people laugh
:peace I can laugh at myself
:snowman I am very affectionate
:peace I am a much better listener than I used to be.
:snowman I am organized and very dependable

I could probably scrape together a few more, but I will quit while I'm ahead. We should do this more often!!!

Laurel~
07-25-2001, 01:39 PM
Five good qualities about myself:

:notes I'm a kind person toward others

:bounce I enjoy being there for my friends and am learning to accept their help as well

:sly I'm an intelligent person who enjoys learning new things, including more about myself and why I have an ed

:bult I've learned that I am talented at several things

:ican I believe that recovery is a realistic goal for me: I believe in myself and others as well

Lots of hugs everyone,
Laurel

nas
08-03-2001, 09:30 PM
I am very compassionate
I am a good listener
I am a good friend
I like to make people laugh
I love to help people

Twilastar
08-04-2001, 05:58 PM
:hugonMaria&:bowl:hugoff

:stars I can out-run boys. (cross-c and track)

:stars I don't have to life with the horrible ED anymore!

:stars I have Jesus in my heart, and I am learning how to share that love more and more.

:stars I am spending more time with my family!

:stars I walk my dog nowadays, because for awhile she was getting lazy, and I was neglecting her, but now I walk her. It's quiet time, time I need:yay!

:love you all and thanks Maria for the post!

Gen:moon <--:love this smilie!

fairy
08-28-2001, 07:26 PM
lemme give this one a shot :ohboy ...

:stars I am intelligent.
:stars I write well.
:stars I am intuitive and understand others well.
:stars I never lose all hope.
:stars I am good at making others laugh.

:shy.

Thanks for the post.

Vanna
08-29-2001, 09:50 AM
:hugon bowl :hugoff

Here it goes. . .

:happy I am loving.

:happy I am understanding.

:happy I am compassionate.

:happy I am loyal.

And most importantly. . .

:happy I am a great mom.

Thanks. :kiss

SPACEGURL
08-29-2001, 01:59 PM
:butterfly I am intelligent
:butterfly I reach out to others in need
:butterfly I always try my hardest
:butterfly I never give up
:butterfly I like to try new things

That was harder than I though it would be. I guess I'll just have to practice more!

sahne
08-30-2001, 02:56 AM
here we go:

:carpink i am really good listener
:carpink i can give many advices to others
:carpink i am creative
:carpink i can motivate other very good
:carpink i am adaptive

i guess i am a pretty nice person...oops, that was the sixth :grin

jbfgator
08-30-2001, 09:16 AM
:angel i'm caring

:angel i'm a good listener

:angel i'm intelligent

:angel i'm a good person

:angel i'm loving

boy was that hard. i think i need to do this one more often in my journal.

:bandwagon

MCangel
09-04-2001, 08:32 PM
I'm new to this board but here are my five things:

~I'm creative

~I'm very compassionate

~I'm great with little kids

~I work hard

~I'm a true friend

Mistyrose
09-13-2001, 03:32 AM
I'm a great mom, my adult children tell me so I am :supergrin

I'm a super wife

Excellent sewer

Very crafty

Good listener and can cheer my friends up and make them laugh

Good driver and often chauffer people around

Good cook

Good swimmer

Beauiful eyes

SCotterill
09-13-2001, 04:41 PM
Ok! Let me try this out:
****) I'm friendly
****) I'm a good listener
****) I try to be a good friend
****) I'll always give up my time to help others if they need me
****) I'm a good driver (or so i'm told!)

Ok - maybe i've gone a bit over the top!
Lot's of love,

Heavenly Sent Kiss
09-25-2001, 10:41 AM
What a great board!!! Right, here's my five:

:stars I am sensitive, caring and loving
:stars I have a good sense of humour
:stars I am creative and good at writing
:stars I am a good listener and give good advice
:stars I have great interpersonal skills, am friendly and approachable and enjoy meeting new people

Thanks to whoever started this off! :angel

Soma
09-27-2001, 09:27 AM
I'm new to this board (and the other boards, actually), but I decided to respond to this thread as soon as I saw it. It's a wonderful idea.

:peep I am beginning to take risks in life, and taking the first steps to actually overcoming paralyzing anxiety instead of giving into it.

:peep I have unfaltering determination.

:peep I do my best to be understanding, and listen to others when I'm needed.

I can't come up with two more at the moment. :ugh I'm sorry.

Lisa_Selwood
10-02-2001, 03:24 PM
Ok this was a really challenging post! Owning virtually no self esteem whatsoever it took me like an hour to think up fofive good qualities about myself. But hey, I love a challenge so here goes:

*I stand up for what I believe in. Always. Evenm t\\n to my own detriment. I actually get very aggressive about it, but that's not a good quality so let's just ignore that one...

*I'll do anything to help one of my friends. Even if it's out of my way, disadvantages me, it doesn't matter. Isn't that what friends are for?

*I'm a perfectioonist. Whilst this does have some downsides it also means I'm reliable and organised and responsible.

* I'm a very punctual person - I guess that ties up with realiabilty.

Ok I really can not think of any others. Let me sleep on it, hopefully I'll be back!

Bellibutton
10-07-2001, 12:48 PM
:stars I can sing (well, I *like* to sing anyway...)

:stars I am good at taking care of my kitties!

:stars I love nature and camping (well, that's not a talent or anything, but I suppose that it's a positive thing about me :happy)

:stars I am silly sometimes (in a good way!)

:stars I'm not a wimpy girl (though people like to think I am!)

These are the only things that I could think of... believe me, they took long enough!

:love
Bellibutton

duckyfuzz
10-07-2001, 05:13 PM
Let's see....
I am caring
I love animals
I am a good listener
I am good to people
I am learning to be good to myself

:hugon :fishy :hugoff

LifeUncommon
10-09-2001, 03:38 PM
:hugonMaria:hugon

Okay this is hard, and i'm posting this reply before reading everyone else's cos otherwise i will pinch their replies:grin

Here goes (deep breath):

:bug i am friendly
:bug i am intelligent
:bug i work hard
:bug i listen to others
:bug i'm creative

Thanks
:loveSkye
x

Butterflyoflife
10-11-2001, 09:08 PM
:hugon :greenfish 's :hugoff

This has been a very hard day for me. But I am going to do this list. I want to challege myself then act on behaviors tonight.

:butterfly I enjoy listening to people
:butterfly I love taking care of my puppy
:butterfly I like my sense of humor
:butterfly I like to write
:butterfly I love helping others

Thanks for making think about this list.

:butterfly Donna :butterfly

fruitjuice
10-14-2001, 07:11 AM
Hmm, let me see...

*When I get together with my friend Mich, we laugh so much our stomachs get sore!

*I love God and He loves me and together we make a great team!

*I can play instruments and have a tiny shred of musical talent...

*I care about others

*I love giving hugs

I did it! Took a while, but I got there! Now, who's next?

Isabel_Knight
11-05-2001, 02:30 PM
Hope I'm not too late for this one........ :happy

:drawpink I can type at lightening speed;

:drawgreen I :love and am great with small children; :hairy :bounce

:drawblue I can get good grades;

:drawpink I write well;

:drawgreen I have courage (I was able to move to a foreign country all by myself without knowing anyone)

Isabel :fishy

Clytaemnestra
11-06-2001, 12:50 AM
This is a good topic. It's funny, but this is similar to an exercise which my therapist came up with for my group. And today, at least, I believe these things about myself. Who knows what tomorrow will be like? Here's my five:

:flower I am insatiably curious

:flower I am passionate

:flower I am compassionate

:flower I have a good photographic eye

:flower I have a good sense of humor

Chris

:bat