Tag: confidence

A Letter To My 11 Year Old Self

letter to my younger self, letter to my teenage self, personal letter, story of my life, this stuff is golden, body dysmorphic disorder,

You’re going to be a little bitch to your mum and brothers. Mum will seem like a massive nag to you. You’ll argue with her a lot – especially about going out or┬áturning your music down. You’re going to isolate yourself a lot and listen to Indie Rock almost all the time. You’ll find it …

Why I Need To Change My Relationship With My Body

body confidence, BDD, body dysmorphic disorder, self esteem, self love, self care, mental illness, confidence,

I woke up this morning feeling ugly because I thought I had lost control over the way my hair looks – yesterday I bleached it and as you can guess, it didn’t go according to plan. I looked up how to fix such hair blunders and read a lot of different pieces of advice from …

Stop Regret From Controlling Your Life

regrets, living with your past, past experiences, depression, anxiety, self hate, looking towards the future, living in the now, philosophy,

Skimming through my notebook I tend to re-read my spread of philosophical quotes. This harsh but fair quote from W. James kinda slaps the face of anybody who is indulging themselves on thinking about their past: If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change a past or future event, then you …

Lowering Your Expectations Isn’t Giving Up

lowering expectations, pessimism, philosophy, life advice, achieving dreams, goals, this stuff is golden,

With our powerful and wonderful imaginations, we tend to create the perfect image of what we think will happen next, or as a consequence of something that we have done. They are the sequence of events that are supposed to happen. Even though it is from our imagination, that is how the next part of …

The Uses of Envy

envy, jealousy, motivation, inspiration, using envy, green eyed monster, dream life, dream job, dream career,

Envy |envi| Noun: A feeling of discontented or resentful longing aroused by someone else’s possessions, qualities, status or luck. Verb: Desire to have a quality, possession or other desirable thing belonging to somebody else. Envy is something we are taught not to feel. It is often described as a negative emotion that should be discouraged …