Monday, 28 December 2015

My Only New Year's Resolution

I think we all like to beat ourselves up in January and think about everything we're doing wrong with our lives. Every year I tell myself that things will be different, that I will finally loose weight (that's a popular one) and have one of those social life things that I've heard other people talking about, they sure sound like fun. This year, I've only set myself one resolution, and it's possibly the cheesiest thing I've ever said in my life so you're going to have to bear with me here. 

This year, I want to believe in myself. That's it, really. Sounds like something from a Disney film, I know, but I'm starting to realise how important it is. I've been taking photographs since I was seventeen, so I must be slightly good at it by now - and yet, I don't believe it. Not for one minute. But how am I ever going to accomplish anything with my life if I keep telling myself that I'm rubbish at everything? That's been my tactic for twenty five years now, and to be honest I don't think it's working out for me.

2016 is going to be a bit of an experiment for me. Instead of beating myself up, I'm going to have confidence in myself and my decisions, and if I don't... well, I'll just pretend I do. I imagine this will take a bit of practice, after all I want to completely change the way I think - but if I keep practicing, I think I can pull it off. I'm quit intrigued. What happens when I love myself for a year instead of hate myself? I can't wait to see what happens.

I  have a lot of plans for this blog and my YouTube channel this year too, I'll talk about them in next week's post. What are your New Year's Resolutions?

1 comment:

  1. It's not cringey at all to want to believe in yourself. Something that helps me believe in myself is when I think "if I can believe in Santa Claus for 8 years then I can believe in myself for more than a minute". I don't know if it'll help you at all but I hope it does!

    Jodie, xo // Jodie Loue