Sunday Morning Thoughts 

This post is a bit of a ramble, but it’s been weighing on my mind. I hope you all have had an amazing week and are ready to bring in and embrace a new week. Remember, new week = new possibilities.

I have spent my Sunday morning reflecting on some things. Recently I have came across some really thought provoking topics, such as: not allowing social media to create pressure on your image and another wonderful topic- women inspiring women, especially women we don’t know. These two topics really touched my heart because I myself have fell short of judging women I don’t know, particularly on social media, and that is no way to uplift a person. I have also found myself comparing myself to other people due to their social media posts- such as comparing my body, the clothes I have, etc.

I was thinking how harmonious this world would be if we all set out to uplift one another instead of seeking to pick out one another’s flaws and judge one another’s decisions. I have too often found myself comparing myself, or bashing myself because I don’t have a “perfect” body, a boatload of money or a masters degree, all because I see have the shortcoming of comparing their life protrayed on social media to mine.
Although I regret making these judgements and allowing myself to lose confidence and compare myself to others, I have learned to embrace myself for all that I am. I also truly want to be a positive force in uniting women to motivate and embrace one another. Women of all shapes and sizes, ethnicities, educational backgrounds and walks of life.
Remember you all are beautiful inside and out. Forget societal pressures to be perfect and embrace yourself & LOVE yourself. Once you love yourself, loving others and appreciating their beauty will come naturally. Compliment other women, uplift them, find inspriration in their posts, their health, etc. We all have so much to learn from one another.
If this is something you have felt or experienced, you are not alone. I hope you all find beauty in yourselves and everything around you. Treat a stranger with a smile and stop being so hard on yourself and on others. I encourage reflecting, on things that happened during the week, on things you would like to improve and set goals for yourself. You will achieve them, I know it.

Xx, Courtney.

17 thoughts on “Sunday Morning Thoughts 

  1. helloitsjo says:

    this is such a beautiful post and it’s reminded me of so much having read it ❤ forgetting societal pressures to be perfect and embracing yourself is literally what I'm living by now! this is so great! xx

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    1. Courtney says:

      Yes, I love hearing that. I don’t think social media is a bad thing, I just think that it creates an added pressure to the preexisting pressures of just being a woman in today’s day in age. Since you live by that I’m sure you spread kindness everywhere you go ❤️ thanks for stopping by.

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  2. Ayesha says:

    What we need now these days is social media break. It makes us more positive and confident. And not to forget so much of time for ourselves. .

    Well written blog. I can totally relate to it.

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  3. mandimargaret says:

    This is such a lovely and inspiring post! It is so easy to get caught up comparing yourself to others, but I love that you encourage self love first and it’s like once we do that the love for others flows out too 🙂

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