I was talking to my friends about confidence and my level of comfort in my own skin. The above was my input on why I am the way I am, I must add a disclaimer: whatever I did not forget I took as an opportunity to do/be better. I guess I needed to do that because my biggest critic in all of life has been me. Me.

No one has been as critical of me as I have of myself in the past but I learned to be gentle with myself and I have always had a deep love and high standards for myself.

I am still learning how to help those that come to me seeking counsel in the area of confidence and self love but I can start with this.

Believe every great compliment that has ever been given and love every good thing about yourself and leave no room for negativity,

#365OIL #confidence
#operateinlove #selflove

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Learn to ask and fight for what you want and say no to what you don’t want. - Tom Toddoroff

To settle, to self sabotage, to play small, to assume, to self depreciate is not being “humble” it is refusing to engage and co-create with the universe.

There are three great answers to all of our prayers(cc: @kerrywashington) yes, yes but not now, and no because I have something better in mind. It’s our job to ask, to pray and to do. #365oil #supersoulsunday #kerrywashington #oprahwinfrey day 44

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Day 13. As I find myself mere months away from my 25th bday I have to constantly learning to be honest but be gentle with myself as I grow. The pretty apartment I wanted, the weight I was supposed to have lost by now, and the part I should already have worked my butt off for, or the boyfriend I thought I’d have, the money I meant to save, the marathon that I haven’t tackled must all be inspiration and not carried as fear. I am doing my best. INSPIRED. #loveyourz #inspiration thanks @traceeellisross !!! XOXOXOXO #365oil #thefouragreements

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Part of growing is being unadulteratedly honest with yourself and getting down and dirty with the truth. My current truth; I need to get myself in line.

I must admit that some of my stringent ways had to go as a agent of helping me grown and mature mentally and to allow me to manifest some of my desires for my life but I have to get it back together.

I’m looking forward to learning what an organized, disciplined, deliberate routine and operation looks like at this point in my life. I guess I have to get it together or whatever. Here’s to actually having some structure as an adult. #365oil day 48 #structureshmucsture #idowhatiwant

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My grade school teachers always taught me that plants grow from their seed by being watered and growing “up toward the sun”
And I think that is such a beautiful thing. Think of us, teeming in our dark times, keeping our roots (roots is a theme tonight lol) and racing up towards the sun in our journey. Super cool!

Love and light my fellow flowers🌱🌷🌞 #365oil day 37

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Day 17!!!!!!!! As I close out this fun filled day I am reminded that each lesson is a prerequisite for another. Life gives us lessons in the forms of relationships , jobs, personal issues and all the other things in life that give us growing pains. Listen to life and you will save yourself the hell of having to say “I’ve finally learned my lesson” after a rocky road of ignorance. These lessons all come together here in earth school as Mother Oprah likes to call it! These lessons build us up and push us forward more prepared than we were before for the next course. #365oil #lifelessons #supersoulsunday #operatinginlive #oprah

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To be rooted, to be authentic
Doesn’t mean that you have no troubles and that the trials of life don’t knock at your door, it means that you understand how tiny they are, how they will help you to grow and how close we all are because of our struggles.

“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.” - Mary Oliver

Stay rooted my loves. Day 38 #365oil

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“I hated every minute of training but I said,‘don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion’” - Muhammad Ali

Everything we want in life, every dream, and every victory we set our eyes on costs. A loving reminder on this lovely football filled Sunday! #365Oil #champion day 32

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“You become. It takes a long time. That’s why it doesn’t happen often to people who break easily or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. Generally by the time you are real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. But there things don’t matter at all, because once your are real you can’t be ugly….
Here’s to becoming, to those who understand, and to the climb that is life with change and growth. #365oil #thevelveteenrabbit #theclimb

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