Remember This When You Feel Like You Are Not Enough

Ezra Jeffrey
Ezra Jeffrey

Remember this when you feel like you’re not enough.

Sometimes it can feel like every aspect of your life is telling you that you aren’t good enough, pretty enough, smart enough or fun enough.

Sometimes people will make you feel like you aren’t deserving of their love and sometimes you will tell yourself that you don’t deserve to be loved. All of that negative energy can weigh you down and if you let it, the world can feel like it is turning its back on you. So, the next time you feel like a failure or don’t like what you see in the mirror, remember this:

The world is big with big problems that you cannot solve on your own, but the smallest action can gain traction like a butterfly generating a tornado from the tiny flap of its wings. So don’t doubt the impact you can have by simply speaking up.

You may not be the smartest or strongest person to ever walk the earth, but you are you and no one can take that away. Trust yourself and you’ll be surprised by what you can achieve.

If someone makes you feel not good enough or is cruel to you, it is not you that is the problem, it is them and they are probably struggling with their own insecurities. Instead of letting them bring you down, show them kindness and then walk away, because you deserve better.

If some days you wake up and feel empty; get out of bed, wash your face, exercise and then talk to someone who loves you. Once you have done these things, tell yourself how grateful you are for your life and fill yourself up with this gratitude.

If you don’t feel beautiful, wash your hair, put on some nice lingerie and smile at yourself in the mirror, while appreciating your body and all that it does for you. Fall in love with the creases that etch out from your eyes when you smile and notice the artwork of tiny details on your skin.

If you don’t feel smart enough, go and learn something new: discover a new culture, learn a new language or read a history book. Knowledge can be gained by anyone and is not reserved for the geniuses of this world.

If you feel lost and don’t know which way to go, make a change. Try a new career, take up a new hobby or book a spontaneous flight somewhere completely out of your comfort zone. Sometimes leaving your current situation will lead you to where you’re supposed to be.

If you feel negative and at odds with everything, then be kind to others and be kind to yourself by changing your self talk. It’s amazing what can happen when you are a positive force in the world.

If you are heartbroken and feel like the weight of losing someone you love will never cease then remember that you loved and you will love again, one day. And as each day passes, some of the pain you feel will begin to evaporate, like morning dew in the sunlight.

If you feel insignificant and question why you’re here, remember that because of a random cosmic accident billions of years ago, you are alive and are part of a humongous universe that stretches far beyond the confines of your mind. The very fact that you are made of stardust means that you are not insignificant, in fact, you are the entire universe, realising itself and you are here right now.

And finally, remember this: you are beautiful and you are enough simply because you are you and you are here right now. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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