“I can run down the many…
many things I would like to change about myself. I think I could be more confident. I think I could speak up more for myself. I think I could be a bit more organized. I think I could use the word “no” more often and go after more of the opportunities that will give me exactly what I want in life.
But I can’t beat myself up about what I haven’t done. I deserve to be proud of what I’ve accomplished thus far. I am a canvas still being painted.
With that said, check out UNPOLISHED, my new blog collection project combining my love for writing with code. I have compiled six journal entries very personal to me. Some are long and some are short. The journal is my way of dumping and checking my negative thoughts so that I don’t carry them with me. Here is an excerpt from one piece called “Devil on the Prowl”:
“I know that God has made me beautiful so why won’t anybody love me in that way?” I hate that this question comes up in my mind. The fact that I even think that at all, even though I don’t allow myself to believe it, disturbs me greatly.
Read the full collection here.
To be continued…
Your thoughts: What keeps you from listening to negative thoughts about yourself?