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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
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.
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
06-19-2001, 03:59 PM
I am compassionate.
I am honest.
I am sincere.
I am smart.
I am ME.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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?!!
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
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
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.
07-24-2001, 09:52 PM
this could be difficult (i hope i can make five!)
:bounce good listener
:bounce sharp sense of humor
whew! i did it! :happy
:bounce Allison :bounce
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.
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..
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!!!
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,
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
08-04-2001, 05:58 PM
: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!
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.
Thanks for the post.
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.
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!
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
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.
09-04-2001, 08:32 PM
I'm new to this board but here are my five things:
~I'm very compassionate
~I'm great with little kids
~I work hard
~I'm a true friend
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
Good listener and can cheer my friends up and make them laugh
Good driver and often chauffer people around
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
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.
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!
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!
10-07-2001, 05:13 PM
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
10-09-2001, 03:38 PM
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
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
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?
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)
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
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