Follow your ‘Gut’ to Accomplishment

You know that tingly feeling? Or maybe it’s your faith or that feeling you just can’t shake. Whatever you choose to call these feelings we should learn to listen to them. These feelings can be a great guide to helping us figure out not only what we want, but also helping us carve the path […]

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Ways of Adding Value to Yourself

I felt lost when I was filled with many negative emotions. I felt like I couldn’t clear my mind I felt unmotivated and ugly. I couldn’t hide it. My body was literally showing how I felt inside. My face was breaking out, I wasn’t sleeping well, and my stomach started to cause me problems because […]

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Putting it All Behind Us

Over the last year I lost several relationships that were important to me. Losing them nearly destroyed my sanity. Ever since then I’ve been on an emotional and mental rollercoaster. A part of me is so angry at myself for letting some people have so much power over me. My fears of not being accepted, […]

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For the Second Time

Yes, I took a break. A long one. At first, I thought taking a break made me look weak and like I had no sense of direction. As time went by all my negative emotions started to fade away. During that time, I knew, as long as I felt fear and shame, I was not […]

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How to Encourage Change in Your Life

Due to some unchecked stress and anxiety, I had some stomach problems going on recently, and so I missed last week’s post. I was in bed resting for quite a bit of time. In a weird coincidence, the topic for today correlates to what I went through for the past week. I kept pushing down […]

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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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Is Positivity Really Worth the Effort

Everyone around us seems to say, almost like a habit—“just be positive about it and everything will turn out alright.” I’ve even said these words to family, friends, and myself. These are not wrong words to say, they just lack a certain reality. Just being positive about something doesn’t always guarantee that you or the […]

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Don’t Lie in Your Waste

  In the last post we talked about trusting our emotions and allowing ourselves to give our true feelings power– the power to express what we feel without embarrassment. Our emotions are often the determining factor in how we view ourselves and what we are willing to do next. When we have a positive way […]

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Trusting your Words

  How many times do you find yourself trying to move forward. To let go of the things that are weighing you down. You keep telling yourself that you are beautiful, confident, positive and powerful—and yet have a difficult time believing what you are telling yourself. I have found it difficult and still even find […]

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How can I get my Happiness?

So many different websites try to explain the different categories of life that should help create happiness– work, health, money, family, religion, your purpose, and even relationships. Happiness is a hard word to describe because it looks and feels different for everyone. I am no expert on happiness, but I do know I am happy. […]

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