I wanted to bring this quote back from the hidden depths of the archives! Such a good message 🙂
Well done to Rebel Wilson for winning Cosmopolitan's Ultimate Woman of the Year! Great to see this go to a woman who knows that inner beauty is worth 100 times more than appearances.
You are worth as much as anyone else in the world. Walk down the street with your head held high, look people in the eye and be confident in who you are.
Being British, I have been brought up to believe that talking about your achievements makes you egotistic and selling yourself is thought of as 'bragging'. We need to stop this madness! Believing that you are a good person and talking about your strengths is not bragging - it drives away low self-esteem and builds confidence. We … Continue reading Boost of the Day #105: British modesty
I saw this below post on Facebook from Fight For Equality today and it gave me a much needed Monday Motivation boost! Meryl Streep - this is her on her way home from an audition for King Kong where she was told she was too "ugly" for the part. This was a pivotal moment for the young … Continue reading Boost of the Day #102: Meryl Streep
People will always have opinions. They will sometimes be different than yours, and may make you feel like your own thoughts are misleading you. But sometimes you have to trust your gut. If something doesn't feel right and all your instincts are telling you to walk away, you have to follow this, no matter what … Continue reading Boost of the Day #97: Trust your own opinions
If you believe in something, don't just let this go because nobody else agrees. People will respect you far more if you stand up for yourself and what you believe to be true. There's no need to argue or try to change others' opinions, just stand firm. If you constantly deny your inner values, you … Continue reading Boost of the Day #93: Stand up
When you start up something new - a new sport, job or hobby - you can't expect to be successful straight away. It takes time to develop your talent, so it is well worth pushing through the challenging moments, no matter how tempting it may be to throw in the towel. I know there have … Continue reading Boost of the Day #92: Don’t underestimate
I was writing recently about how we too often define happiness as having a great career and being wealthy, and how to really find inner happiness. Following your real passion is certainly one of the best ways to achieve such happiness. We often push our real passions aside because perhaps we don't have the time for … Continue reading Boost of the Day #91: Pursue your passions