How to take off your Depression Goggles: Just Believe in Yourself

Believe in yourself, yes I know it's difficult at times. But you are amazing. I believe you are.

Believe in yourself, yes I know it’s difficult at times. But you are amazing. I believe you are.

Hey there amazing readers. I had a few moments in last week that challenged me so much. It was like I had to remind myself  to just be calm and believe in myself, my worth and my ability to be good at what I do. Last week my biggest battle was asking myself “Am I good mom?” I really hate my “Depression Goggles” Once those goggles are on, it’s so hard to take it off. But that is when I have learnt to do the following:

How to take off your Depression Goggles – “The Sue Way”

Breathe

Just breathe. Sometimes I feel that there is a heavy pressure on my chest when I feel so down. That’s when I just take a 5 minute break, get some fresh air and just breathe some deep breathes. Release that thing that is making you feel so sad. Breathe in Hope, exhale that bad feeling. Repeat it until you feel calmer.

Focus on the good

Start thinking about 3 things you are grateful. Put your hand on your heart, feel it beating. The fact that it is beating means that you’re alive. Think of what makes you smile. Think about a memory that makes the love inside you wash away that bad feeling.

Believe that you are strong

You are strong. Keep saying this to yourself “I am strong, I can do this” Repeat this until you believe it and when you feeling strong enough to face your day or the challenge. Compose yourself, stand up straight. Walk like you have a purpose and feel reassured that you can overcome this.

There will be many times where you will question your abilities, feel frustrated at yourself for not being perfect. But who wants to be perfect? No one is. It’s up to you to just take a deep breathe and tell yourself “I will do my best and be myself”. Believe in yourself, or no one else will.

I hope this will help you. I can only write from my own personal experiences. Wishing you a lovely day.

Sincerely Sue

About the Author

Founder of the Just Pursue It Blog and Inspirational Women Initiative. I interview women from around the world to share their story of inspiration and hope. I'm a Motivational writer and Media designer, who is obsessed with everything Inspirational with a hint of Geek. Thrives on spreading everything Positive and enjoys the company of Fabulous Motivational people. Inspired by people with beautiful hearts. Loves Design, Interviews, Doing talks, Product Reviews, Fashion, Technology, Good food, Music and Creativity. Also adopted the role as "New Mom".

Spritual Upliftment: Remind Yourself Daily Of Your Strong Points

“The weak fall, but the strong will remain and never go under!”
― Anne Frank You are strong by Sue Faith Levy

As people: men or women, we all have a major personality flaw. We beat ourselves up for our weak points. With all my talks over the years, I would say that many people are first to criticize themselves even if its the first thing in the morning. The result? You often feel defeated and not good enough.

“I’d never been a good damsel in distress. I was a “hands-on” damsel.”
― Jenny Trout,

I am one person that have days where I struggle with this, especially during PMS, maybe thats too much information but as women our hormones are all over the place during that time and we can’t say one positive thing about ourselves.

So how do you remind yourself of your Strong points?

  1. Get a notebook and pen and just write all the reasons why you’re just really good in what you do.
  2. Write down your positive personality attributes
  3. Focusing on your strong points every day will forge a far more powerful sense of self, which will lead to dramatically higher motivation.
  4. Leave a sticky note on your laptop with a positive message.
  5. At the end of each day, revise and make a note of 3 things you were strong enough to handle on that day

I guess being strong does not have to be something you show physically, it’s mostly an attribute of a well balanced person in her or his emotional, mental and lastly physical state.

I hope you pursue to see your strength every day, and celebrate who you are and who you are becoming.

Sincerely Sue

About the Author

Founder of the Just Pursue It Blog and Inspirational Women Initiative. I interview women from around the world to share their story of inspiration and hope. I'm a Motivational writer and Media designer, who is obsessed with everything Inspirational with a hint of Geek. Thrives on spreading everything Positive and enjoys the company of Fabulous Motivational people. Inspired by people with beautiful hearts. Loves Design, Interviews, Doing talks, Product Reviews, Fashion, Technology, Good food, Music and Creativity. Also adopted the role as "New Mom".