Why Doubt You?

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Self-doubt can be a troubling and persuasive voice that holds you back.

It holds you back from seizing your opportunities.

It makes getting started or finishing things harder than they need to be.

Sure, it can sometimes be useful as it helps you to soberly see your current limitations or simply recognize a half-baked or bad idea. But mostly, it holds you back in life.

So how can you get around that, how can you overcome those times of self-doubt so that you can move forward once again?

In this article I’ll explore 3 simple steps + one bonus tip that have helped me to decrease that destructive inner voice.

Step 1: Say stop.

First, when your inner doubts bubble up, be quick. Don’t let them spin out of control or grow from a whisper to a stream of discouraging sentences. Instead, talk back to that doubtful part of…

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A True Woman

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-They smile when they want to scream.

-They sing when they want to cry

-They cry when they are happy and laugh when they are nervous.

-They fight for what they believe in.

-They stand up for injustice.

-They don’t take “no” for an answer when they believe there is a better solution.

-They go without new shoes so their children can have them.

-They go to the doctor with a frightened friend.

-They love unconditionally.



-They cry when their children excel and cheer when their friends get awards.

-They are happy when they hear about a birth or a new marriage.

-Their hearts break when a friend dies.

-They have sorrow at the loss of a family member, yet they are strong when they think there is no strength left.

-They know that a hug and a kiss can heal a broken heart.

-Women come in all sizes, in all colors and shapes.

-They’ll drive, fly, walk, run or e-mail you to show how much they care about you.


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