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Has anyone ever told you “nobody’s perfect”? I’m here to tell you that they’re as right as they want to be. Whatever it is that makes you different is the very thing that will make you stand out and shine over everyone around you. It’s like when someone sees something so interesting and so different to the point where they like it. Perfection is just imperfections embraced to a higher level of self-acceptance. Whether you have a quirky look to you, an oddball personality, or even an unpopular way of living. I highly encourage you to embrace that very thing that makes you different. I know it may seem like a difficult or potentially painful task. But putting your insecurities on the table will reveal the truth. The truth of your insecurities will bring the truth out of the people around you. If you do this you’ll know who really has your back. You’ll know who your real friends are and who your real family is. Some of you might lose it all. Going from hundreds or thousands of friends to maybe one, two, or maybe even zero friends. Just keep in mind these are good people and you are not alone on this rock. Even when you’re feeling the least amount of support or guidance that you’ve ever felt in your entire life. You’re still not alone. Over every challenge is a better life. Use your insecurities to see the truth in your life. Use what makes you different to stand out. Pursue what makes you happy. What makes you happy is your passion. Your passion is your ticket to your dream life. Follow it, no matter what anyone else says. They don’t see what you see. They don’t feel what you feel. This is your life, not theirs. If you want a happy life, then don’t just dream about it. Write it down, then look up the steps to get there. Anything is possible in this world. So pave the path you’ve always wanted to walk. Your dream is reachable and waiting for you to claim the throne to. Go out and make it happen. You have one life and the only person that’s actually holding you back is yourself. You have a beautiful dream and it’s achievable.
Your Words Will Shape Your Reality
Have you ever said, “I can’t do that”? Well, you’re probably right. Your perception of everything in your life is processed in your brain. Every feeling, every color, every thought, and every belief is in your head. The best part is that it’s your brain and you control your brain! Not every thought that goes through our head is our own. You could have someone in your life right now. Planting thoughts, ideas, and beliefs that you didn’t create. Some of these people are planting good things. Some may be planting the wrong things in your head. Ask yourself, “Who do I want to be?”. If you’re asking yourself, “Who am I?” or, “Where am I going with my life?” then you’re asking the wrong questions. Write down what kind of person you want to be. If you want to be a strong-minded person. A person with positive thoughts and positive things happening left and right in their life. Then plant the thoughts of that kind of person in your own head. Surround yourself with the people that are better than you in these ways. People that will lift you higher and not anchor you down. If you don’t have these people in your life then do it alone. You can write these words on your wall in your room. The words you need to put on your wall are the thoughts that will push you in a positive direction. A constant reminder of who you are striving to become. If you can, I would recommend saying these words out loud every day. The more you say something about yourself, the more you believe it. The more you believe it and think about it, the truer it becomes. You can shape how you want to perceive the world. These words that shape your reality are called affirmations. This concept has been practiced for thousands of years. The concept is called “The Law of Attraction”. It’s real and it will literally change your life in the most unbelievable ways. You can do more than changing the way you look at yourself and everything around you. You can actually speak abundance, health, and love into your life.