New Year, New Me?

New year resolutions are tricky. We set these giant goals and stick with them for the first couple of weeks. We believe that we are capable and use that motivation to stick to our goals– that is, until we are faced with the first obstacle that seems too much to handle. This hesitation is what […]

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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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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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