I forgive myself for believing you, for trusting you
Growth is asking for help when you need it instead of struggling with difficulty for hours on end. Growth is truly listening to understand and contribute not just to reply or to pretend to be there.
You are not broken
You are number one
and second to none
You are amazing
You are sunshine
You are enough
We've all felt hurt, betrayed, misjudged, cheated, insulted, taken for granted or abused at a point in our lives. It sucks when people we trust hurt us, believe me I know, I've been there and it has made me angry and sometimes very sad. Our reactions to being wronged are different.
Do you know who you are?, I mean who you really are? I started writing to discover myself and the initial title of my blog was The Journey of Self-Discovery by Mariam Shittu. I later found out that I wanted to share more than lifestyle which is why I changed it to Mariam's World and a lot of things have happened since then.
When was the last time you said NO?
NO, as short and as simple as the word is, is one of the most powerful words to use. At a young age, we are taught to say "YES" when we agree with something and "NO" when we don't. Yet, we often put ourselves in situations we don't want to be in just because we do not want to say no.
When was the last time you acknowledged your efforts and gave yourself some appreciation for your hard work? I know you probably can't answer this question because you don't remember when you did that. We often forget to show ourselves that love and compassion we desperately desire from others so why not take a moment... Continue Reading →