I think the hardest thing a woman must face is herself. We are typically our own critique when it comes to our own image. Blogging has its ups and down and although I put my flaws and all out there in front of the camera, it doesn’t mean that I never feel conscious about things. It’s normal for anyone to have self-doubt, but it’s always important to find a way to appreciate and love yourself.
I know how it feels to fear failure, but I also know what it feels like to face my fear, fail and still have confidence in what I do. Before starting my blog, I was so caught up in what others would say or think about me or the idea of starting my blog. I would get so discourage at the thought of how malicious some people can be. I can even recall from different points in my life that I allowed people to pulverize my dignity. I had to learn to step away from people or situations that would try to belittle my confidence and sometimes it wasn’t easy, but it sure was worth it. Whether you are going through a rough time, lack confidence, or have minor setbacks with accepting flaws, then this post may help. Remember we were all made to be uniquely flawed.
Life is a journey and it starts with how you perceive yourself. Learn to love your imperfectly perfect self.
SURROUND YOURSELF WITH POSITIVITY
At times, we spend countless hours working on our outer image that we tend to neglect our eternal self. Surround yourself with people who are more concerned about your internal well-being rather than your possessions.
Find an exercise that you enjoy doing. Stepping away from technology and spending those few minutes on yourself can build a stronger mental and physical health.
Learn to start your day off by praising yourself and counting your blessings. A great method to this approach is starting your affirmations while getting ready in front of the mirror.
DON’T COMPARE YOURSELF TO OTHERS
There are many social media outlets that have created a toxic mirror that some women believe they must have. If you want to be happy with your image, success, and journey stop looking at other lanes. It is unfair to compare the worst attributes we have, to the best aspects we presume on others. My best advice is to compete less and be more certain in what you do.
STEP OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE
Change your routine and habits and you will start to feel a sense of self-improvement. It’s okay to try different things, like taking a new scenic run, a new road to work, eat at a different restaurant for date night, and take a last-minute weekend trip or plan a trip you haven’t been to. Getting away from your comfort zone builds and refines a newer surface that impacts your enteral well-being.
We need to set goals to define our visions when it comes to building our mental and physical health. Without goals in sight we subconsciously take little things in life to become meaningless.
FIND A POSITIVE SOCIAL MEDIA CIRCLE
Most of our spare time is now made up of social media outlets and now more than ever it is important to create a positive social media platform. The power of the 3C’s has played a vital part on my social media circle.
Connect, Communicate, and Collaborate
REINVENT YOUR WARDROBE
Sometimes all we need to do is adjust our wardrobe time to time to feel like a new person or should I say, “a better version of yourself.” When you are feeling a little sluggish, wear bright colors. It is said that wearing bright colors induces your mood. Also, picks outfits that make you feel sexy but beautiful and personalize what you wear.
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God Bless You Always!
Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.