Having goals is a wonderful thing, but if you find yourself constantly telling yourself that you will get to something or you will start something when you have accomplished something, you may miss out on something wonderful right now. Perfection may sound great and it may seem tangible, but it is neither practical or necessary when you have your purpose and passion intact.
Why is it that we tell ourselves that we must be perfect, 100% ready, in an ideal place, complete, fully accomplished, etc. to get something done? Who said to you in some space or time that you needed to seek perfection in who you are or what you do at all times?
A road of trying with some imperfections or incomplete “tasks”, could lead to positive outcomes, whereas not trying at all will lead to a dead end.
Belief in yourself is one thing that you must hold onto when you think that you have to know all of the answers.
Belief in yourself is one thing that you must cherish when you do not understand how your dream will come to fruition, even though you putting in the necessary work right now.
Belief in yourself is what you can also hold in your heart and mind when doubts arise, fears are in the midst of your plans, and hopelessness tries to seep into your world.
There is nothing that you cannot obtain with some imperfections, flaws, “failures”, and stumbles as you try to make your dreams a reality with logic and wisdom in your toolbox. You must always believe in yourself, first and foremost.
Ladies, if you are not in a place financially where you can afford designer labels or high end clothing that you may desire, there are many things that you can do to shop on a dime and still look great. Ask me how I know… 🙂 I love a great thrift store find! Do well with what you have, and be beautiful from the inside out! People cannot deny your light.
People, if you are scared to try something new because you haven’t completed your degree or you don’t have a formal college education, and you think that no one will hear you or respect you, start off small and use what you have living inside of you. You can do a lot by just being the current and best version of yourself!
There is nothing that cannot be done without a bit of faith, hope, and a lot of effort – notice that I did not say perfection. You do not have to be perfect to accomplish anything.
Do not believe that any journey accomplished started off with 100% perfection or ease.
Speaking from experience, many people are not handed anything. I can guarantee you that if you are reading this and the message is hitting home for you, that most of the people in your circle had to work very hard to get where they are.
I was handed nothing. I had to fight for and work hard for everything that I have earned. If this sounds like you, in this, it is an amazing thing because no one can ever take your efforts, title, letters, degrees, etc. away from you. Now is your time to make the most of what you have. You must hold your head high and be proud of what you have accomplished, as it is no minor miracle that you have done what you done to make it to this great space in your life.
You are not walking on this Earth and living and breathing in your purpose to be someone else. You are to fit into someone’s timeline or description of your identity.
Any idea of how things must be or thoughts on perfection, if they were placed into your mind by anyone or anything, that is something that you need to evaluate and walk yourself through, because this is not reality and it is certainly not you.
If you have a dream, vision, or something that you want to do – make it happen!
What’s wrong with being brave from time to time? What would happen if you stepped out on a little bit faith or a little dose or hope and you ended up changing the life of one person? Now what would happen if you didn’t try?
Start getting in the habit of telling yourself to try now and not when…
Try being a little unstoppable (over and over again) and tell me how things turn out.
Be blessed and be at peace.
-KayLa’s Positivity Corner
Dr. KayLa N. Allen is a Doctoral (DHA) Candidate, International Motivational Speaker, Thought Leader, Transformational Coach – Certified Health and Well-Being Coach, and Expert on Shaping Thriving Futures. Learn more about her services and how you can begin your journey through business and personal evolution by clicking the button below.