Accepting Change

Besides having lost my focus for the blog and my passion for posting every week, I went through many changes in a short amount of time recently. My puppy (Rocky, about 8 months old) started to become very ill and it hurt us all to see him that way, not only emotionally, but financially as […]

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A New Start

  It has been roughly two months since I have written anything for Positively Confident. I haven’t posted anything and for a while I felt guilty. I felt like I was letting you and myself down. As the weeks went by I kept feeling like I had a bunch of extra time and I was […]

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Feeling Fulfilled in the Millennial Society

  In a society where trends and viral videos are huge, we may often feel like we constantly have to catch up. As a result, we are left feeling like we are falling behind and feeling displaced. We may begin to grab on to any, and every, trend in an attempt to feel a connection […]

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Double Standards On Women

This quote is by Emily Ratajkowski: “I’m tired of having to consider how I might be perceived by men if I wear a short skirt or post a sexy instagram- I want to do what I want to do.” I know so many of us, if not all of us, feel like we must really […]

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Insights

  Questions for this month’s Insights correlate with the stories posted to the blog over the past few weeks. I hope you are able to self reflect and find some true meaning with how you feel about these questions. I hope they make you think. I hope you allow yourself to answer these difficult, and […]

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The Importance of Attitude

Sometimes we all need an attitude check. Problems and challenges may arise in our lives, but I am sure we are familiar with the idea that challenges give us an opportunity to strengthen our character. Who do we want to be as we go through this process? Do we want to have a poor attitude […]

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April Makeup

  For this week’s post, the idea is to show you how easy it is to make your natural features shine without makeup; your hair is a great tool to find ways to enhance your natural features without having to add more makeup or change up a look you already love. Similar to last month’s […]

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Dealing with Sexism

  The last two posts have been about our appearances and creating healthy relationships with the way we view ourselves. Adding to that, I also wrote about how often we become offended by men and certain comments they feel compelled to say. So, this post is going to be about sexism, which is a real […]

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More than a Pretty Face

Have you ever seen a beautiful woman and immediately assumed that she had an easy life due to her looks? This thinking contributes to the stereotype that if a woman fits the “standards of beauty” she just has an easy life.You may have thought this before: well, if I looked like her I would have […]

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March Makeup

  I apologize for the makeup post not being up on time this past Thursday, been having some technical problems. But, here it is!! Enjoy. As you can see there are multiple photos of miss Hillary (by the way go visit her Instagram account and follow her at @hillaryadkins_ she posts great photos weekly!!). I’ve […]

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