Sometimes outside validation does nothing for you when you feel worthless on the inside.
The sad thing is, no matter how good or kind or gentle you are, there are going to be people out there who would like to do nothing more than to tear you down.
When you grocery shop say “I am choosing this for my body because I love her”
Confident women know that there will be bumps along the road. They know that they will fail, hurt others and be hurt by others. But they also know how to forgive themselves, to have compassion, and to see the lesson or the blessing (sometimes in hindsight) as they journey in this crazy wild thing called life.
Love is not something a stranger could bring into your life. It is not something to wait to suddenly appear. Love is a path you decided to take.
Get real with yourself and the life you want to live. Be authentic. Stop living the life you thought you’re supposed to live, or someone else’s version of happiness for you.
Make a list of two or three things you’re definitely going to do during the day. It could be “doing laundry” or “going for a walk” but set the goals and accomplish them.
Nothing is impossible.
Spoiler Alert: Not taking care of yourself (physically, mentally, and everything in between) is why you feel like shit.
It’s going to get better, I promise. I know promises are meant to be broken and no person should ever make a promise that they don’t intend to keep, but this is something I’m truly sure of.