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No Matter What, Believe In You

No one knows the struggle you’re facing. You push through life, and some days it feels like you can’t get through the difficult times. It’s frustrating, angering, painful, and anxiety-inducing; there’s plenty of angst as well. You don’t know what else to do. You’re doing the best you can, and it’s like climbing a never-ending hill.

Just because it feels like the hill is never-ending doesn’t mean it actually is. The best thing you can do is continue to believe in yourself. Other people may tell you that you can’t do something, but keep pushing—don’t burn yourself out, but keep going. If someone else doesn’t believe you can do something or they think you’re making a joke, just know that you still can.

You don’t need everyone else to believe in you—you need to be the one to believe in you. Repeat the mantra to yourself over and over: “I can do this. I can push through.” And believe that you can. You can do it. The most important thing you can do is believe in yourself.

The answer is inside of you. You know yourself better than anyone else. If someone says you can’t do it, you can write them out. You can push them out of the way. No, don’t just push them away, push them out of your way, and show them that you can do it.

You’re capable of what you put your mind to. Keep things practical, but you do have talent. If you want something, you can make it. You can make it through the struggles. The difficulties in your life are frustrating, and you may not know what to do right on the spot.

Truthfully, you may never know the answer right on the spot, but your gut might. Listen to your gut. Follow your instincts and believe in your truth. Believe in you. You don’t have to trust anyone else, but trust yourself. Your heart knows what the correct answer is.

It’s frustrating, it’s annoying, and it’s complicated. You’ll question yourself. I’m constantly a victim of questioning myself. I don’t know the right answer most of the time. The answer is in front of you, and you don’t have to listen to anything that says otherwise. You keep pushing.

Hold your head high, stay proud, and don’t let anyone else get in your way. Keep your pride, know your truth, and know that you can do anything. It’s repetitive, but you know you. You’re the only one that does. Trust yourself.

It’s okay to trust yourself. It’s okay to believe in yourself and know that you can walk away. You can push forward. A million people could tell you something, but if it doesn’t feel right, don’t listen—it’s not your job to listen to everyone else. After everything, and at the end of the day, believe in yourself.

When you believe in you, that’s all that matters.

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