Your desire to be in control is far-reaching, even if it is at my own expense. You don't care about me, I am just a number to you. I wonder: do you think you own my soul? That you can do as you please, without consequence? Or dictate what I can and cannot do? The … Continue reading Taking back control in my life
All those times I feel overwhelmed by anxiety, or drowning in sorrow; a failure in life... Is it my fault? Have I brought this on myself? If you ask me what my strength is, I would say thinking. And my greatest weakness? Overthinking. My most powerful weapon turns on me, and usually I am to … Continue reading Have I brought this on myself?
Did you know that you are loved, and not a burden? That you are beautiful, and valuable? That you are not a mistake, but have a purpose? Did you know that you are not a failure, but have accomplished so much? That your opinion is important, and your voice needs to be heard? That you … Continue reading If you’re struggling
After a year of undoing the lies that have been spoken over me since childhood, how could I let another person define who I am? Why does their opinion even matter? Having seen the deleterious effects of low self-esteem, what is this person to me, that I have allowed them to influence the very core … Continue reading Do I have value?
14/01/2017 Attempting to look a certain way, trying to make myself beautiful; I fool no-one, least of all myself. If I have been told I am not pretty, surely this must be true? But you made me in your image. If I am made beautiful by the Creator, why do I regard my appearance with … Continue reading Beautiful