I Am Learning to Believe In Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 205 People

    Be Yourself

     Be yourself. There is something that you can do better than any other. Listen to the inward voice and bravely obey that. --Unknown
    winniebree winniebree
    26-30, F
    Dec 5, 2008

    I Too...

    am trying. Trying every day to correct years of damage caused by fear and negative self-talk, demonstrated by the things I've seen through my ash-colored glasses. Thought habits are hard to break. u.u However, I've learned that we are responsible for a great deal of what...
    MidKnightStorm13 MidKnightStorm13
    22-25, F
    May 8, 2013

    And All Because I.....

    ... read the book HAPPINESS IS A CHOICE by Barry Neil Kaufman.
    jimrich jimrich
    70+, M
    Feb 3, 2011

    Be You

    This is true, I am learning to believe in myself (at least more than I already do). I know I have the potential to achieve anything I set my mind to, and that anything and everything is possible because I am in control of my own destiny.Believe in yourself and all that you are...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    Dec 9, 2012

    Believe In Myself

     How could it possible that I find it hard to believe in myself?  I guess it is a lifelong lesson I have to take.  Start from today...  I am learning to believe in myself. 
    winniebree winniebree
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Dec 2, 2008

    The Paint Brush

    (note: while this piece does not describe me, I know it will go right to the soul of many.I keep it with many other insirational writings  I have so that someday, it can help someoneexpress how they feel, just as my quotes do for me.)I keep my Paint Brush with me, wherever I may...
    pookiem pookiem
    56-60, F
    Feb 23, 2011

    Or At Least Trying to Anyway

    It's such a vicious cycle.  Not believing in myself just makes it that much harder to succeed which only furthers my feelings of inadequacy and makes it that much harder to try again. I pump myself up, but at the first sign of what I interpret as being even the slightest...
    luckyu133 luckyu133
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 21, 2009

    Change Brings Strength

    I've been through so much..near fatal car accident six months after college graduation, losing loved ones in a short amount of time and so much else.But life's looking up. I'm blessed to have a great support group of friends near and far. I've fought hard to regain my self esteem...
    yogababy yogababy
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Sep 11, 2010

    Me

    To believe in myself I need to know myself - so here I am - trying to learn from others....looking for self-worth, on a journey, hoping to discover Me at the end of it.
    skyelimit skyelimit
    36-40, F
    Jul 12, 2010

    Never Have, Never Will.

    Can't think of a time where I truly believed in myself or felt worthy.
    avi720 avi720
    41-45, F
    Nov 7, 2012

    The Paint Brush

    (note: while this piece does not describe me, I know it will go right to the soul of many.I keep it with many other inspirational writings  I have so that someday, it can help someoneexpress how they feel, just as my quotes do for me.)I keep my Paint Brush with me, wherever I...
    pookiem pookiem
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Feb 23, 2011

    I am starting to believe in myself

    which is a difficult thing to do. I have always had low self-esteem and it has been difficult to believe any good things about myself and to be confident as a person. Somehow it is easier to believe the bad things people have said about me rather than the good things. But I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 30, 2014
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