I have realised recently how I long I spent believing what others thought about me and not listening or believing in myself, I have also realised how amazing life is when you start to believe in yourself.
When I was a child I use to have so much imagination, If I wanted to be a singer I would sing, a dancer I would dance. No one would stop me, I never cared if anyone told me that I could not do it, their opinion did not matter as I had such a determination and abundance of self belief that I would just carry on and do it.
I can not pin point when in my life when this stopped! I have spent so long listening to others, as an example I did not go to London School of Fashion despite being head hunted because I believed that my boyfriend at the time would have left me. I believed that I had to get a job as I needed an income in order to do well in life. How many of you can relate?
The sad truth about the above is that he dumped me anyway, the next is that I could have been the best fashion designer in the world and never need to work or worry about money. You just don’t know and my point here is that when I was a child I didn’t ever think about the outcome I just went for it.
I realised this year that I am someone who is not meant to work for someone else, every job I have had I have always felt I can do their job better, or I would not treat my staff or clients like that. I also hate being told what to do, my mother pointed this out to me when I came up with a new career option ” I am going to join the Army” no idea why I thought that was the answer.
So the point I am at now in my life is that I have worked out what I don’t want, the things I do want, what it is I love to do (not Like, LOVE), and I am not someone who is suited to the 9-5 or working or working for someone else. I have worked out that I have passion, skills, and I can use these and I can help people. I have also realised I should not limit myself to anything.
If I don’t know how to do something I commit to learning all about it, I also do not want to have someone work out how much I am worth I think that is a hideous thought. My husband as an example has worked for 48 hours straight but will get paid for 8am – 5pm because that is his wage, he is worth so much more.
If I could package up his skills and make him see this potential, he would be making a fortune if he could see what I see. I have belief in myself that I am worth more, and worked hard on creating the mindset I had when I was a child that If I believe it, If I keep doing it, work hard and keep believing it will happen. Who cares what anyone else thinks.
Does this make sense?
I do want to tell you that since I have started living like this and believing in myself I have had so many people reach out to me, so many opportunities come my way, and I feel so positive about the future for my business, my family and myself.
I really wish I could show you all what amazing potential you have in yourself and how amazing your life could be, if you believe.
I just wanted to share this with you all, as it was quite a breakthrough in my life and has changed everything. So let me ask you, what did you use to believe? what do you believe now? and lastly if you did not give two monkeys about what others think what would you be doing now?
I would love to hear your thoughts.
Have a wonderful day.