Motivation Mondays


Having confidence can be difficult to sustain when dealing with the stresses of everyday life in a complex society. Nonetheless, it’s necessary for us to achieve the highest possible standards of sophistication and creativity in our daily lives. Do not underestimate the power of displaying confidence. When you gain self-assurance as a young adult, you’ll stand out as an innovator later in life. Some of you in your twenties may be wondering how to gain confidence in order to make the most of your retirement. Not immediately, especially if we allow ourselves to fall into the trap of doing what we think others want us to.

Developing a healthy sense of confidence can help you break free of the constraints imposed by the opinions of others. If everyone in the world were the same, life would be quite dull, wouldn’t it? Confidence is complicated since it can be interpreted and displayed in a variety of ways. It’s an innovative strategy that may be used by anyone who wants to see himself in a different light. Being self-assured is possible without coming across as arrogant. Being happy means accepting yourself every day as the best version of yourself that you can be. Listed below are some of the top recommendations for boosting your confidence:

Try New Styles Or Trends 

One’s assurance is directly related to how much one values themselves. You need to try out several walking styles until you find one that works for you if you ever want to walk with confidence no matter where you are. As trends come and go, how you feel should always be timeless. You could find some conch jewelry to fit your style or maybe take a trip to the hairdresser. 

Realize You Should Love Yourself 

Doing something every day to remind yourself of what you do is vital, even if it’s as basic as reading a statement or saying it out loud when you first open your eyes. The ability to accept mediocrity from others depends on one’s own level of self-worth. You can’t rest easy until love is a fundamental part of who you are. Anything from studying to going for a run at the spa is OK. Spend some time relaxing alone.

Feelings Should Be Spoken Authentically

Confidence is built in part by the ability to talk about feelings that may be uncomfortable for others. If you have the capacity for emotion, you should show it. To show genuine emotion is not a sign of violence or weakness but of strength.

Don’t Dwell On The Negatives 

There will always be differences between people. Just say that again a million times. What makes the planet so fascinating is the incredible diversity of its inhabitants. Because of the freedom of expression, you can enjoy the murals of other painters while painting your own. This means that you should see the positives in life rather than dwell on the negatives

Remember Some Things Are Unavoidable

Confidence is boosted when one accepts that one can’t control every outcome. There is no attempt to disrupt the flow of events since you know you can deal with whatever comes your way. The first step towards inner tranquility is realizing that there are things you can’t change.

You aren’t alone in preferring your own company. When you’re comfortable in your own skin, you can boldly offer the unique gifts you’ve been given to the world. It can’t be denied that you’re awesome.

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In our household, Valentine’s Day is every day so it’s not a holiday or date we necessarily put a huge emphasis on each year.  To my husband and I, Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love and we embrace love and commitment each and every day.  Don’t get me wrong, I do enjoy the occasional flowers, box of chocolates or jewelry but for us, Valentine’s Day is really about spending time with one another.  You see – with our busy schedules and odd shifts, parenthood and just our overall daily lives, spending time with one another is what makes for a great Valentine’s Day.

Time With The Ones You Love Is Always Well Spent

“Any time not spent on love is wasted.” – Torquato Tasso

My husband Kevin and I have been together for almost 19 years and in that time we have definitely celebrated this holiday in different ways.  Dinner by candle light, roses and floras galore and beautiful gems and jewels to stop traffic but one tradition we have definitely kept strong over the years is a new watch for one another.  Whether I’m buying a new one for him or he a new one for me, each year whether for the holidays, birthday or Valentine’s Day at least one of us gets a new watch for our collection.  Watches are so significant to each of us.  To us, a watch is more than just an accessory we wear on our wrists, it symbolizes time and our time together is so precious and important to us.

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“I would rather have 30 minutes of something wonderful, than a lifetime of nothing special.” – Julia Roberts (Steel Magnolias)

This year I treated Kevin to a beautiful JORD Watch – a 94A Series in green sandalwood and maple.  This perfect wood watch makes a statement that is bold but not so much that it would make a person feel uncomfortable when wearing it.   It is the kind of watch for those who are making the most of every moment, every single minute and every day.  For a couple like us who collects watches of all kinds, this particular time piece is classic and stunning.

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While each couple or person celebrates Valentine’s Day the way they choose, we opt to make sure that no matter the reason, we make sure that we spend time with one another, soaking in each and every moment and absolutely cherishing what we have.  As a couple we have learned that life’s moments can sneak up on you and in a heartbeat anything can change.  Make use of the time you have and spend it with the one(s) you love.  Make Valentine’s Day every day and make every moment you live something wonderful.

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Each person celebrates love differently and whether it be to buy something special for someone you care about or to spend every waking moment with the one you love, the decision is up to you.  With busy schedules, three active boys and a life of activity – my husband and I have found that two minutes with one another is a cherished commodity and one we take advantage of as much as possible.  Time with one another is our favorite gift and the reason why we buy each other watches for presents.

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I’ve partnered with JORD to giveaway a limited quantity of e-gift cards worth $25 each for Valentine’s Day!  If you’ve had your eye on one of these stylish wood watches, be sure to enter to redeem your gift code.  Your gift code will be good through the end of March 2016! Entering is easy; click the link below.  You will be asked to enter your email and your favorite JORD watch (there are so many to choose from).  Once you hit enter, your code will be emailed directly to you!

Click here to get your e-gift card ($25 value)  Remember that there is a limited quantity available so head on over to the site soon to take advantage of this offer.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Wishing all of you a wonderful Valentine’s Day – no matter the reason you are celebrating… whether it be for love or just because.  Make every moment, every single time – breathtaking! xo

Find out what is the strength behind my soul here and join me as I talk about my love and relationship with my husband here.

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