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I Have To Encourage Myself Often

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 157 People

    Self Motivation

    Seriously, I have to tell myself  "I can do this"..I do so much in school, lesson plans, my personal  studies and meetings..I spent a 12 hour day .doing my class & evening classes. I often say, " Just 2 more hours, you can  rest then. After a tough day I pat...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 2 Responses May 20, 2010

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    Everything Will Be Ok... God Is Working Things Out

    As things move and change, making most of us uncomfortable, and uncertain of what may happen next, please hear that "Everything will be OK. God is working things out." As I write this hub, I think about Paul - who sets an excellent example that reminds us to encourage...
    sroberts9 sroberts9 46-50, F Mar 1, 2011

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    Every Day, All The Time

    I'm trying to break free from the negativity and depression that has plagued me for 30 years.I've been focusing on only positive things, and giving myself a break when I mess up or do something not very positive. I have to remind myself that I'm human, and I have a right to...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2011

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    It Isn't Always Easy

    To encourage yourself takes a determine to make it mind I often have to remind myself of positiveness to reinforce what I know I already know It has been so many times I felt like I just had to have another humans approval that I should not allow situations and delimma's to get...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F Jan 17, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I have here the past few days because I couldn't help myself. I take pics of myself and make small videos, of course I send them to friends. A few select ones. I've never had...
    Sweettittywoman Sweettittywoman 31-35, F 9 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's been Almost 3 years since I started cutting myself I have been clean for a Month already and the Reason I started is cause people said that I deserved the Pain and Suffering...
    LovelessMind LovelessMind 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 22

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    This is a kinda funny story. When I was taking loads of drugs in this house I shared with my best mate/drug buddy, some strange stuff used to happen.I had a parcel delivered to me...
    chinawhite007 chinawhite007 26-30, M May 1

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    so I cut myself all the way from the middle of my torso to my ankle. but now I'm really dissapointed in my self
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F May 2

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    I have done it few times for the common reasons 1-wanting to feel anything if that feeling is pain. 2- being angry at myself or others n it was my way of letting it out. I used to...
    candles700 candles700 22-25, F May 6

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    I was so skinny, flat stomach and a size zero not long ago. But I love eating and drinking wine. It has caught up with me for sure! I've definitely let myself go. Let's see how far...
    missimo missimo 26-30, F 2 Responses May 11

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    I have since I was in 6th grade. I was starting to really take in the fact that I was adopted. I didn't understand at the time it was for the best. I've been pushed and pulled in...
    BornBroken BornBroken 16-17, F Apr 27

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    I started when I was about 9.. I was diagnosed with major depression and it made me feel like I was a complete waste, and that since I have a problem that I shouldn't be alive...
    Smile6781 Smile6781 13-15, F Apr 22

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    I have lately been throwing up my food , i weight 122.5 and that number just kills me ... I have to stop eating and if i eat i will throw up ..
    iwanttodiesobad1212 iwanttodiesobad1212 13-15, F Apr 27

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    I know I have a good boyfriend and he is amazing but. I don't know if I can live anymore. I'm always depressed and I don't want him to be around that. I cut my self from my waist...
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F 3 Responses May 3

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    It started when I was 12 and then it went on till I was 16 I'm recoving from self harm I still have days where I really want to and it's hard not to but at lest I'm getting...
    KaylaDem33 KaylaDem33 18-21, F May 4

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    Even when I stopped gaining, my trousers feel tight and sometimes they rip when I try to get up after dinner Did I really get so fat that I need to give up on jeans? ;P
    stelarring stelarring 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 27

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    I only want to cut very rarely when my day has been awful and I just think the physical pain will balance out everything. But I don't do it. But today has been trying. Like idk...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F Apr 29

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    With a crafting knife, during art class, while I was cutting card. Wasn't that deep, but I bled alright.
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M May 6

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    I used to buy pencil sharpeners just for the blade
    GEMWASHERE GEMWASHERE 13-15, F 2 Responses May 6

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    it was a bad time in life, my parents were never home and i lived with my great grandmother, i cut my hands with a blade in my room
    Angel861 Angel861 13-15 May 10

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    Today I actually talked to the boy that I liked all year (although not anymore, for obvious reasons)... The one I knew since a couple weeks before my depression. The one who...
    fragilegirl6 fragilegirl6 13-15, F 1 Response May 13

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    Three times already today feeling horny again! Any fem want to join me?
    keith1boy keith1boy 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    FAITH. Love. Hope. Peace. The only way that I survive the last several years. It's difficult for me to admit that I am emotionally abused. I often wonder if it is all in my head...
    Seasongal Seasongal 13-15 Apr 23

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    I've been hearing voices on and off since I turned fourteen, but it wasn't until my sophomore year of college that these auditory hallucinations became incessant and overwhelming...
    tatianya tatianya 26-30, F 20 Responses May 9

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    I set up a phone number with google voice and I text myself. Often. I'm my own BFF, lol :). I text myself things I would never tell anyone else. I have to say it's totally...
    beesknees12 beesknees12 41-45, F 9 Responses May 7

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    Breaking Through Your Loved One’s Denial Watching someone you love struggle with an illness can be heartbreaking. It’s even harder when they yell at you, tell you to leave...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    Ever since I got my naughty piercings, I have been getting urges to touch myself. At first, I thought there was something wrong with me until I learned in school that this is...
    Aieki Aieki 13-15, F 10 Responses a week ago

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    i feel as though I have been silently secretly inside myself I have been having a panic attack for a week. I feel afraid just to be alive. I have to tell myself often to just keep...
    theoctopusesbowtie theoctopusesbowtie 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm here again tonight, just when i thought i should have by now feeling more better about myself after the short escape from the hermit shell i've been self-confined in - I'm not...
    jessycarcher jessycarcher 22-25, F May 9

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    The demons. They win again. They take over my whole self. My whole being. They push away others. They manifest themselves deep in my mind. They turn those who are trying to help me...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

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    I feel bad for myself that I allowed criticisms to be embedded in my head that I even killed a part of me that makes me happy. Now, I don't know what to do with my life. I want...
    Releign Releign 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I think I have maladaptive daydream Disorder, i have read a bit about it and i feel like thats what i am going throw. i dint really get it at an really young age. i think I got it...
    Babygirl3799 Babygirl3799 16-17, F 1 Response May 6

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    Today I challenge myself to look out for me...take care of me ... I have found myself being driven by wounds of the past, motivated by the idea of demonstrating to those who have...
    Toomuchsoul Toomuchsoul 31-35, F 1 Response May 10

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    I have seen my guardian angel. When I was 12 years old, I was in this phase where I was questioning God and his existence...I thought maybe everyone was just getting duped and...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Today I woke up thinking about what I want out of life. I realized that I have put myself in an awful situation in a relationship in my life. I have compromised what I believe in...
    Hockeyplayer56 Hockeyplayer56 46-50, M Apr 27

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    They cover my forearms, which I have put tattoos over to cover some of the scars. Not all the scars on my forearms are from me, such as an eraser burn scar (although I have given...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 May 3

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    I thought I would never be the one to talk about recovery. But I have to say, I've improved tremendously. My sister passed away when I was 10 from insulin overdose which she...
    iminrecovery iminrecovery 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    I was lonely and desperate for a companion. His name popped up on my screen alongside a smiling face. Still to this day, I have no idea how to pronounce his name but seeing it...
    KAnnie98 KAnnie98 16-17, F May 9

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    I was lonely and desperate for a companion. His name popped up on my screen alongside a smiling face. Still to this day, I have no idea how to pronounce his name but seeing it...
    KAnnie98 KAnnie98 16-17, F May 9

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    yes it is true I do have a bladder control problem but I have made myself like this and I do not regret it that's why I wear nappies 24 / 7
    bigbabymark bigbabymark 41-45, M 2 Responses May 14

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    All my life I have dealt with problems. I have an unstable home life, unstable emotions, unstable relationships, unstable thoughts. I have adapted to depression and anguish, I once...
    Majesticscribbler Majesticscribbler 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Meeting an interstate or overseas encourager who I develop a relationship with and she eventually gets me to visit with a one way ticket to fly over. It's only meant to be for a...
    enplumpen enplumpen 31-35, M