Confidence, is the ability to be yourself and not care if you are liked or not. Do not confuse this with arrogance, arrogance is thinking everybody is going to love you, confidence is being ok with people not liking you.
It has taken years for me to get to this point where I have realized I don’t want to be like everybody else, there is only one of me so why am I trying so hard to fit in when that isn’t who I am? Now, I have spent years fearing to be myself, fearing that people won’t like me when I am myself but you know what? I am done being one with the herd, it’s exhausting always trying to fit in when that’s not me.
Here I am, after years of fear and struggle, I don’t care if you like me or not I am going to be true to myself and be who I am supposed to be. If you don’t like me? that is totally fine, it just means our energies don’t align, and I am at peace with that. Of course I still have anxiety over being myself, but it’s not as strong as it once was. So many of you put on clothes you think others will like, wear makeup because that’s what girls do, avoid certain foods, act and talk certain ways, watch TV shows everybody else watches, stop. Don’t go out trying to be like everybody else, BE YOU, EMBRACE YOU. Be ok with who you are, because honey there is no one else like you out there!! It’s nerve wracking, I know but I promise you’ll be okay, just be you and you’ll realize how freeing that is.
I wish I could tell you how I achieved this, to be honest I think I was just exhausted trying to fit in and be like everyone else, there comes a point when it’s enough and it’s time to grow. So do it, embrace yourself and be okay with the fact not everybody will like you, be okay with being YOU.
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