Posts Tagged ‘confidence’

How a 4 Year Old Made Me Think Differently About My Insecurity

“What’s up with your skin?” I’ve heard this question my whole life. As someone whose skin looks different than everyone else’s because of an auto immune disorder, you’d think I could handle the questions. However, it’s still hard when someone points out something about me that I wish wasn’t noticeable. The questions remind me that I’m different and that my skin does not look like most people’s. To answer the questions I typically respond with… … Continue reading

The One Lie You Believe That Keeps You From Being Confident

She has got it all. You know the girl. The one with perfectly manicured nails, the flawless makeup, the body that looks like she never leaves the gym, and the man who seems like prince charming on her arm. We look at this girl and we quickly notice that we are NOT this girl. We know our mess and our flaws. But something in us wants to be her. We figure she must be so happy with… … Continue reading

Has Social Media Wrecked Your Confidence?

I’m a big fan of social media. In fact, when my son was a preschooler, he said one day from the backseat of the car, “Hey! That guy on the radio just said ‘Facebook’! That’s where Mommy works!” Slow down, cowboy. It’s not where Mommy works. But I can see why you might think so. I do sort of treat it like a fulltime job. The Internet is a magnetic place, and social media is… … Continue reading

For When You Feel Invisible

I didn’t know my insecure feelings were so close to the surface when I looked out of my kitchen window the other day and saw the cardinals. The red birds were sitting on a spindly pasture branch and going about their business. They were working and picking at the seeds from the dried weed heads creating a rhythm. Suddenly feelings of invisibility came to mind. Momma cardinals like to be hidden to protect their young… … Continue reading

For When You Feel Invisible

I didn’t know my insecure feelings were so close to the surface when I looked out of my kitchen window the other day and saw the cardinals. The red birds were sitting on a spindly pasture branch and going about their business. They were working and picking at the seeds from the dried weed heads creating a rhythm. Suddenly feelings of invisibility came to mind. Momma cardinals like to be hidden to protect their young… … Continue reading

How to Defeat Insecurity in Two Easy Steps

“She’s so talented, so beautiful, so confident! I could never measure up to her.” I cannot be the only person that has let this sentence run through my brain when I see someone else as competition. How can I be so sure of myself in one moment and completely insecure in the next? I have heard that a true test of insecurity is not how many insecurities you have, but how much your insecurities have… … Continue reading

Are You Beautiful or Average?

Joy here and this is a question that all women have asked themselves. In fact, I used to ponder this question several times a day! What would your response be? Not what category would society put you in, what category would you choose for yourself? The obvious answer would be BEAUTIFUL, but so many women in Dove’s new video experiment chose to qualifies themselves as AVERAGE. WHY do we do this to OURSELVES?! I am… … Continue reading

How Bart Millard’s Son is Becoming More Confident

Bart Millard from Mercy Me didn’t realize how much of an impact his music would change the lives of his kids. The band’s newest song, “Greater,” has a crazy cool story behind it. Bart tells the story of how his son gains confidence in tough situations through dad’s music. How do you become more confident? By reminding yourself who you truly are in Christ. You can watch the official lyric video and be reminded, you… … Continue reading