You Is Beautiful...You Is Smart...
Happy Wednesday Queens! My energy has been all over the place this week and just finding a middle ground has been quite the task. I'm as honest and transparent as I can be on my blog because I know my struggles will bless and uplift other women who are dealing with the same thing(s).
My blog for me is like an online diary and I love giving you a glimpse of ME! I've been beating myself up for goals I've yet to check off of my list. I found myself not being as positive as I should've and just falling into a weird head space. I perform self-checks often because it can sometimes be such a hard task to NOT beat myself up and NOT reprimand myself for everything I'm doing WRONG. Recently, I performed a self check and turned my thinking completely around. I had to put on my big girl panties and affirm myself, telling myself "Look at you Ramaiseya!" "Look at how far you've came!" "You not only started a talk show but you have a whole studio to shoot that show in!" You're a pretty dope girl! You've managed to follow your dreams, raise a beautiful little girl and still look pretty darn good while doing it.
I begin to tell myself that it was nothing wrong with being proud of exactly where I am. Most times we get so caught up in how far we need to go and what needs to be done that we don't take the time to acknowledge and celebrate everything we have accomplished. I preach to never become complacent and always to keep reaching for higher but sometimes, you have to put both feet back on the ground, lay back and just celebrate yourself. Take yourself out to eat! Buy yourself that brand new dress! Take yourself on a staycation! Celebrate YOU!
Stop putting energy into everything you aren't doing because it takes away from the beauty of your journey. When you're running a marathon or walking up the mountain, some may warn you to never look back but I disagree. Looking back makes you appreciate where you are and helps motivate you for where you're going. I'm guilty of putting unrealistic expectations on myself and beating myself up for not completing my goals the exact way I pictured them in my head but time has taught me you can't be so focused on tomorrow's journey that you miss the beauty in TODAY! Celebrate you boo boo! It's nothing wrong with patting yourself on the back because you deserve it!