Owning Your Life

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“Your life is a movie. You are the main character. You say your scripts and act to your lines. Of course you do your lines in each scene. There is a hidden camera and a director who you can ask for help anytime up above.”
Happy Positivity

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How many times each da
y do you mean to say one thing, and say another instead, because you’re worried about what others might think? How often do you wake up in the morning with one idea in mind for what you want to accomplish, only to find yourself doing something else because of social pressures or personal anxieties?

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You have to admit, you have spent too much of your life subconsciously belittling yourself. Thinking you are not enough. Trying to be someone else. Someone who fits in. Someone who is less sensitive. Less needy. Less flawed. Less YOU. Because you felt broken, and you did not want to scare people away. You wanted them to like you. You wanted to make a good impression. You wanted to be seen as worthy and loveable. So you could feel healed and whole.

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And so for the longest time, behind a facade of fake smiles, you have inadvertently betrayed yourself for the purpose of pleasing everyone else……And for longest time, your heart has ached.

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Maybe now you are at a point now where you are seeing things differently. The heartache just is not worth it anymore. Belittling yourself for one more day just does not make any sense. And more than that, you now realise no matter what you do or how you change, some people will never be pleased anyway.

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You now realise you have to start doing things for the right reasons. Not because it ts what you think everyone else needs, but because you finally know yourself to be worthy of your own love and care.

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Not because other people approve of you, but because you are breathing your own air, thinking your own thoughts, and occupying a space no one else ever could.

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Yes, you are indeed worthy! Your ideas are worthy. Your feelings are worthy. Your needs are worthy. And without everyone else’s constant validation, you must be who you are and live your truth. Even if it makes people turn their heads. Even if it means walking alone down the path less traveled for awhile.

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Even if your own confidence in yourself has been shaken! The real battle is always in your mind. And your mind is under your control, not the other way around.

You may have been broken down by adversity or rejection or stress, but YOU are not broken. So do not let others convince you otherwise. And do not let your mind get the best of you either. Begin to heal yourself by refusing to belittle yourself.

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Choose to take up a lot of positive space in your own life today. Choose to give yourself permission to meet your own needs. Choose to honour your feelings and emotions. Choose to make self love and self care a part of your daily routine. Choose to think better about yourself, so you can live better in spite of yourself, to take up a positive space in your life. Commit to owning your life…..starting today.

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Contrary to your beliefs, I am stronger then what you give me credit for, but the real lesson here is the knowledge to know I don’t owe you an explanation to anything.”
Nikki Rowe


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