The American way is to soldier on without pause. It is to suppress the pain with the pretense of productivity. We get busy. Bury and build. Carry on. It’s a dangerous strategy.
Being a mom is a business. It’s time we recognize moms for what they do. And it’s time for moms to honor themselves for it.
To build confidence in doing anthing, you must do the thing. Beyond that, it’s the way you practice that builds confidence. Why sub-optimal conditions and failure are better vehicles to build confidence than perfect circumstances and success.
The only way to learn how to do something is to do it. We often seem to forget this.
Over the past decade of attenting personal development seminars, I’ve learned that “the reason you think you’re here is not the reason you’re here.” We often go into something with one intention, but we get something very different out of it.
In the quest to constantly improve in any pursuit, we often jump straight into those lessons and critiques. This creates a foundation of deficiency. Instead, we must create a foundation of sufficiency though celebration of what we did.