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Monday Motivation – Believe in Yourself

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I’ve had a mixed week, that started with me feeling somewhat deflated and is ending on a real high! And all it took? A little self-belief.


I’ve always been pretty rubbish at the whole self-confidence thing, probably as a result of what happened during my late teens/early twenties. But that’s a story for another day. I’m definitely a ‘glass half empty’ kinda gal, but I’m slowly beginning to change this, thanks to the guidance and support of a couple of fabulous groups I belong to online.


I’ve been making a rather tentative effort to be a ‘proper blogger’, whatever one of those is, for the last few months, but I’ve been looking out for other opportunities too. You know, just in case the blogging thing doesn’t pan out.


And then, this week, I had a bit of an epiphany: Why am I waiting for opportunities to come to me, when I can create them myself? It’s not rocket science! 


So, that’s exactly what I’ve done. I’ve told myself that of course the blogging will pan out, and I’ve taken steps to ensure that I’m heading the right way with it.


But the even bigger thing is that I’ve set up a completely new venture, and already have my first paying client. Plus, I’ve been offered the chance for some unpaid work, but it will give me practice and experience in my new field.


Turns out, all I needed was to believe in myself, and then other people will believe in me too! Now nothing’s going to stop me from making a success of myself this year!




Did you catch last week’s Monday Motivation post, about how to avoid the January blues?




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Stephs Two Girls

Definitely unstoppable! And set to achieve at a very high level I would say 🙂 #TheMMLinky

Emma Murphy

fab news. And good you’re listening to your own advice. Looking forward to hearing about your new venture too #theMMlinky


Brilliant! Such great advice xx


Stand tall and wear a smile. You are who you are and you are all you need to be! Don’t let the world bring you down!

Kate on thin ice (@kateonthinice)

Love this upbeat post. Boo to whatever bad experiences contributed to your lack of self-confidence but you know as I do who also struggles with confidence that you can act as if until you start to feel a little more sure of yourself. Well done you and I look forward to watching your journey over coming weeks and months. #TheMMLinky

RainbowsR2Beautiful (@rainbowsaretoo)

So true – believing you can is half the battle for some and more for others. Excited about your venture! #themmlinky


I need some of your self belief! I’m on a real downer lately, and need to slap myself out of it x


Well done, a little confidence in yourself can go such a long way. I wish you every luck in your new ventures. x

Liberty on the Lighter Side - (LoLS)

Sounds exciting! Isn’t it strange how we are often the last to believe in our own abilities? Well done on going for it and I wish you all the best. #The MMLinky