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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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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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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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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The Realities of Social Media

Social media has become a place where we are able to hide our true emotions, our struggles, and weakness. We display the life that we would like for others to see as our reality. I am not implying that we all do this, but we have all one way or another been tempted to post […]

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Interviews

Friendships can bring so much joy. A friend is someone we get along with, someone with whom we can laugh, tell stories, and share secrets. A friend can bring a lot of positive light into our life. Often, we don’t stop and think about the uncomfortable parts of being a friend. What about the heartache […]

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What Does Confidence Look Like

  When we see someone who has a sense of confidence we look at them with inquiry. We ask ourselves how are they so confident and beautiful? It seems like everything they do is with perfection: The way they walk, talk, dress, and even smile. I have definitely caught myself asking what is so different […]

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The Beginning

  For a while now I have been trying to figure out what I was going to write. I had a swirl of thoughts and questions… I became lost as to what kind of message I wanted to send to readers. What would women want to read? As a woman, myself what would I want to […]

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