Believe in Yourself

You Have Potential

People who repeatedly attack your confidence and self-esteem are quite aware of your potential, even if you are not.

— Wayne Gerard Trotman

New Level

You may feel fear, but that’s okay. Fear comes to us all. The key is to do it afraid. Do it in spite of what you feel; do it in spite of what your mind is telling you. Don’t get talked out of your destiny. God is setting you up to go to a new level. In those scary places, you’ll discover strength that you didn’t know you had, talent, determination, perseverance that you didn’t think was in you.

— Joel Osteen

Insecurity – What holds us back

Fun with Philosophy

We all doubt ourselves sometimes.

Thoughts like I am not as attractive enough or I’m not as smart and intelligent enough or not as well-situated in life as I should be. Even the feeling of having all the potential in the world, but that something being there to hold us back.

Comparing ourselves to the people around us, and that just makes it worse.

I find myself in these infuriating situations all the time. In fact even after achieving what I want to achieve, these questions still come, am I really good enough, is this person better than me, am I really there yet?

What I have also realised is that a lot of my insecurities exist where I have yet to prove myself to myself.

These are all examples of insecurities and self-doubts.

But what I have learnt (and am learning) from all of this is that if…

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Luquman’s wisdom

Try to get it!

Prophet loquman’s advice to his son..let’s listen to it…

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“O my son!” (said Luqman), “If there be (but) the weight of a mustard-seed and it were (hidden) in a rock, or (anywhere) in the heavens or on earth, Allah will bring it forth: for Allah understands the finest mysteries, (and) is well-acquainted (with them).

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“O my son! establish regular prayer, enjoin what is just, and forbid what is wrong: and bear with patient constancy whatever betide thee; for this is firmness (of purpose) in (the conduct of) affairs.

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“And swell not thy cheek (for pride) at men, nor walk in insolence through the earth; for Allah loveth not any arrogant boaster.

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“And be moderate in thy pace, and lower thy voice; for the harshest of sounds without doubt is the braying of the ass.”

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The Stars

Do not let your difficulties fill you with anxiety, after all, it is only in the darkest nights that the stars shine more brilliantly.

— Ali Ibn Abi Talib

It’s happening for you!

God wants good for you. Absorb that reality deep into your heart and mind. If you do, what follows is transformative. Always have a good opinion of God and know that everything He is doing in your life isn’t happening *to* you. It’s happening *for* you.

— Yasmin Mogahed

Envy

Gratitude Affirmations

  • I experience gratitude for everything I have in my life.
  • My life is filled with an abundance of goodness.
  • All challenges are an opportunity for growth and I am thankful for the chance to evolve.
  • I appreciate everything I have in my life and always keep the door open for more blessings.
  • I see the beauty in nature that surrounds me.
  • I am grateful now, and that is keeping the door open for more blessings.
  • I welcome all of the ways the universe wants to bless me.
  • I fully accept the joy that wants to surface in my life, and I accept it now in gratitude.
  • I am thankful for simply being alive.
  • My thoughts are focused on positivity and thankfulness.

Don’t wait

Don’t wait any longer.

Dive in the ocean,

Leave and let the sea be you.

– Rumi