When you need to believe in you!
Here is another post from contributor, Stephanie Carfrae. She is a Creative Writing Graduate; you can find her own blog at www.stephcarfrae.blogspot.co.uk and I think you will be inspired by Stephanie's first video on YouTube
There is always someone worse off than you, even if you think you’re the unluckiest person for a day, someone goes through their whole life as the ‘unluckiest.’
The same can be said for a black sheep.
You don’t want to be a black sheep all your life but you’re too afraid to go for it with someone, or talk to someone, get your voice heard etc. I know how you feel believe me I’ve been there. But I’m not afraid anymore. And d’you know why? Because I believe in myself.
It’s not something that just happens overnight. I do sometimes still have to persuade myself that I am worth it etc. because at the end of the day I am the only one who can catch myself when I fall, or stand up and say ‘I made that mistake,’ etc.
When you feel like you’re at your lowest ebb, just smile, shrug it off and say to yourself or out loud (sometimes it helps) ‘I am better than this,’ and prove that indeed you are.
No one knows the ins and outs of your life. No one can and no one should. Always remember that everyone is fighting their own battle, whether you can see it or not, so be kind. Everyone is being courageous in some way, so be supportive, smile and show that you care. Even the most ‘together’ person you know is fighting something that you have no idea about, so try not be too judgemental.
It’s sad that this generation has been raised to judge people. You’re not cool if you don’t have the latest phone, sad if you actually put pen to paper to write a letter (unless it’s your job) and things like that. I am old fashioned; I don’t have the latest phone and have only just discovered my favourites on youtube. And I am 21. I am part of this generation that’s obsessed with judging people. And I’m disappointed by it actually. It’s an unfortunate turn the human realm has taken though there are still gems out there who won’t judge you, at least not until they know you!'