Confidence and Comfort
1) The feeling or belief that one can rely on someone or something; firm trust.
2) The state of feeling certain about the truth of something.
3) A feeling of self-assurance arising from one's appreciation of one's own abilities or qualities.
The word confidence has MANY different meanings. The meaning however I feel I most identify with and probably some of you guys as well is the last one. “A feeling of self-assurance arising from one's appreciation of one's own abilities or qualities.”
It took me awhile to find some confidence within myself and a lot of that had to do with weight issues or not feeling pretty enough, so I’ve decided it was time for me to change what I could and improve on what I couldn’t.
For me most of this stemmed from weight and I’ve gotten a hold of that, slowly changing and transforming my body to fit me, to mold my comfortability and me. Of course I know I’m not there 100% YET, but I am making that change to no longer feel inadequate to anyone.
I’m mentioning this because I never thought I would get to a place where I was comfortable wearing crop tops, racer back tanks, shorts or even a sleeveless shirt. All of these items have changed me in a way I view myself. And I know it might sound ridiculous to say clothes have “changed” me but it’s true, because while I still wore clothes, it would never the type of clothes I felt like I should have been in. Being able to be confident enough to walk outside in clothes that I truly felt comfortable in was and is a beautiful feeling.
The reason that I’ve decided to bring this up is because many people still don’t have the confidence, still don’t have the courage to wear what they feel like because of this notion that “society” has placed on us. Yes it took me awhile and yes my “breakthrough” happened because I’ve lost weight, but I wish I felt comfortable before that. Life is way too short to “hold off” on yourself and your happiness, transform right now and own yourself, own who your are and own what you believe in and I promise you everything will come into place.