Good To You ~ Motivation Monday ~

It’s another Motivation Monday!

Don’t Just Be Good To Others, Be Good To Yourself Too.

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Be your own best friend. and your greatest advocate. Believe in yourself. Be proud of yourself. Look after yourself, and treat your self ever now and then. Look after you. Be good to you.

You spend time making sure that you are nice, and kind, and a good person, and that you make others around you feel special, and important. Remember that you deserve those things too. Remember to show yourself the very same kindness and love, and consideration that you would show a friend.

Be Good To You. You deserve it.

Keep Smiling!

~Shade x

I Can And I Will ~ Motivation Monday ~

Welcome to Motivation Monday!

I can and I will.

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Believe in you. Believe you can do everything you set your mind to. Believe that your dreams are not only attainable, but that you will soon be achieving them. Have faith in yourself. Known that you can do anything, that you are capable of wonderful things.

Get read, get set, and go. Shoot for the stars, aim high, and be sure of yourself. Absolutely believe with everything you have that you are going to make it. You can. You can do whatever you want to do. You can do it, and you will.

Keep Smiling!

~Shade x

You Matter ~ Motivation Monday ~

It’s another Motivation Monday!

You Matter.

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You do. Even if you don’t think it, or if you don’t remember the last time someone told you did, you do. You matter. You are important. You change the world. You make it a different place, just for being in it. You change people’s lives.

You have made someone laugh, or smile. You have comforted a friend after a bad day. You have offered opinions worth knowing. You have had ideas, you have made friends, you have told jokes, and read books. You have done so many wonderful things, and there is still so much more left to come. All of it mattered, and so do you.

Keep Smiling!

~Shade x

Persistence ~ Motivation Monday ~

Welcome to another Motivation Monday!

A river cuts through rock, not because of it’s power, but it’s persistence.

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You do not have to be perfect, or flawless, and you most certainly do not have to be strong all the time. You are allowed to break, to feel sad nd lonely, to feel like you can’t go on, or not want to try. But remember, the power that you have.

The first wave does not change the shape of the rock, and neither does the second. Again and again, the water hits it, and falls back only to see that it has had no effect. The water thinks that its attempts are fruitless, but it does not give up. It lashes at the rock, again and again, a thousand times over. And where before it seemed it could never make any difference, the rock is changing its shape, because the never giving up water and persistence have begun to cut through it.

Cut through your struggles, and if today the things that tie you to them do not break, try again tomorrow. Be persistent, and keep on trying, and eventually you will see all of the power you hold.

Keep Smiling!

~Shade x

The Bottom ~ Motivation Monday ~

It’s Motivation Monday again!

Remember that just because you hit bottom doesn’t mean you have to stay there.

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It’s easy to want to give up, and often more than fair to want to give up, but don’t do it. The bottom is hard, and hitting it hurts, and it feels like there will never be any way of returning to anything better again. Don’t listen to those thoughts.

Let the solid foundation of rock bottom be what you use to push yourself back up, and climb to the top. Look at the bottom as a means to go higher. Don’t see it as an ending, because it isn’t one, let it be a chance at a new beginning.

Keep Smiling!

~Shade x

Fresh Start ~ Motivation Monday ~

Welcome to Motivation Monday!

Every day is a fresh start.

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Whatever happened yesterday, or an hour ago, or even a minute and a half before you starting reading this blogpost, put it behind you. It doesn’t have to rule this moment, and it doesn’t have to define you or anything that happens to you, today or ever.

Today is a new chapter, and new beginning, and a chance to start over. Smile, and laugh, and enjoy life. Seize opportunities, and come up with bright ideas, and be as happy as you can. Don’t let yesterday hold you back, instead let it propel you forwards into an exciting and wonderful today.

Keep Smiling!

~Shade x

Mistakes ~ Motivation Monday ~

It’s Motivation Monday again!

Your Mistakes Don’t Define You.

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We all make mistakes, and we will all continue to make mistakes. We are human beings, and are inherently flawed. The fact that you make mistakes simply means that you are alive, and that you are the same as all of us mistake making people.

Your mistakes are not all you are. They do not define you. They do not make you up. They are not what people think of when they hear your name, and nor are they what you should think about when asked to think about yourself.

You are not a failed test, or a low grade, or a missed goal, and a rejected proposal. You are not a fall, or a failure, or an inability to make things work quite as you hoped they would.

You are the wonderful things about you, and trust me they exist. You are your smiles, and your laughter, and the times that you have comforted a friend in need. You are bright eyes, and bright ideas, and bubbling excitement when something great is just about to happen. You are not your mistakes.

Keep Smiling!

~Shade x

Proud Of Me ~ Motivation Monday ~

Welcome to another Motivation Monday!

I am so proud of me.

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Say it to yourself right now. Mean it when you do. You should be proud of you, for all that you are, and all that you have achieved, and all that you will be.

Be as proud of yourself as you can be, and wear that pride like armour. Keep your head high, and know that you are wonderful.

Whether you are proud of getting a good grade, or for trying really hard, even if you still didn’t score so well. Whether you’re proud of scoring a goal, or some other sporting a accomplishment, or for standing up to defend a friend, or for cooking an edible meal, or even just for getting out of bed and ready for the day. Be proud of all the little things you accomplish. Hold onto and appreciate your little victories. Be proud even when others might say you shouldn’t be, because you’re doing it. You’re awake, you’re alive, and you’re reading this right now. Be proud of yourself for the phenomenon that you are.

Keep Smiling!

~Shade x

Do It ~ Motivation Monday ~

It’s another Motivation Monday!

Do What They Think You Can’t Do.

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In life, there will always be people trying to tear you down, or make you feel like you’re not good enough. Don’t let them.

Be all the things you want to be, and do what you want to do. Determine your own path, and don’t let anyone else’s roadblocks stop you from following it. Ignore those who don’t believe in you, and make sure that you yourself believe in you completely. Don’t let anyone make you feel that you can’t do what you want to do, because you can. You are capable of all the the things you dream of, and everything you want. You are wonderful, and you can do it!

Keep Smiling!

~Shade x

Positive Thought ~ Motivation Monday ~

Welcome to yet another Motivation Monday!

One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.

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Sometimes, all you need is one bright things, one ray of sunshine, one little piece of positivity.

Sometimes, the difference that tiny bit of happiness can make o your whole day is unbelievable, sometimes it can be the difference between a good day and a bad day.

This week, try to wake up with a positive thought. It doesn’t have to be big. It can be anything at all. From your favourite food that you’re going to have that day, to a party you’re excited to go to, or maybe there’s going to be something really good on television.

Whatever your little bit of positivity is, think it just as you get up, and let it set your mood up for the day, and just see what a difference it might make.

Keep Smiling!

~Shade x