Many of us believe that the only way to feel good about ourselves is to have others give us constant recognition. We love being reassured and having someone always build us up when we feel unaccomplished.
Unfortunately the truth is, however, that the faith and act of simply believing in ourselves wholeheartedly can be enough to give us the necessary confidence to accomplish what often times seems impossible. Our own self belief leads us to achieve greatness. This allows us to create the tools and emotional strength to pock ourselves up when we fall.
We have relied on others far too long. Honestly, if we need love and support, the first place we should look for this is within ourselves.
We have been cultured to believe a lot of negative reinforcement. If we can find it in our hearts to look past that, to heal from the inside out then we can successfully say "I love and appreciate all I do", no one or situation can take that away from us.
We must learn to be our own best friend, our own cheerleaders. We need to provide ourselves with the love, kindness, and respect we consistently give to others. ~Will "Story" Rivera
Take some time to be mindful about what you choose to worry about? It probably has no relevance to the here and now. We lose so many moments of our lives worrying and stressing over what will or will not come. Some even worry themselves into sickness. Worry is a very powerful energy but you know what else is? Prayer / meditation / mindfulness. All very powerful practices that utilize the same energy as worry only it serves to bring your mind back to the hear and now. These practices help you to stay focused on what matters now and release what cannot be controlled.
It is perfectly ok to worry. It is very natural process but it becomes disruptive when we allow worry to take over us all day every day. One of the greatest lessons I learned about worry was that "worry was praying for what I don't want". When I realized how much time and energy I was giving in to things that were out of my control I recognized the importance of letting the worry go. I gave into the situations I knew I could not change and accepted that whatever was to come I would meet with a humble heart. There is nothing in this world I cannot handle and I am the master of my thoughts and my feelings.
So with this new mindset I could choose to focus on the things that are in front of me or the experiences that have yet to even manifest. It is always my choice. ~Will "Story" Rivera
Will "Story" Rivera
May the words shared from my soul forever serve to Inspire yours.