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Not good enough

Sunday, April 08, 2018

It's strange. Yesterday, it was the little things that really made me happy and enjoy the day. Today, nothing has changed, but I'm a little down. It's just one of those days where I don't feel good enough. Good enough for what? I don't know.

I've been getting a lot of Spark Goodies and comments on my page with so much encouragement. It warms my heart. Plus, I just have such a great support system on here.

Why, today, do I feel I don't deserve it? My head has all these comments going through it...I'm not strong enough to be in these challenges. I don't participate enough. When I leave comments on my team pages, they're goofy. I'm going to mess it up for everyone...blah blah blah.

I'm hoping writing some of this stuff down will get it out of my head. Insecurities be gone! Get out of my way!
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  • RKOTTEK
    it is an easy trap to fall into
    even with a lot of support
    emoticon emoticon
    cheers richard
    494 days ago
  • TOMATOCAFEGAL
    Write down your positive goals. Celebrate in your head as you reach each one. Hourly and daily.
    495 days ago
  • MSROZZIE
    When you share your thoughts, feelings with the Spark community, we've all been there or also have a story to share. You are not alone on this journey. emoticon emoticon emoticon Press on, Push forward, Spark ON! emoticon
    495 days ago
  • 1965KAREN
    Lori, please don't get caught up on the challenges and posting to support others, let you lose track of what brought you to SparkPeople to begin with. You have your own journey. You are here to get healthier. One step forward, no matter if one day it is strictly informative information for your journey, is still success. Take your little successes on the path as your success for long term on your journey! I am so excited that you are here on my journey with me. You have made a world of difference with all your blogs, goodies, and messages, for me to keep pushing. You are a beautiful person. You are deserving!
    497 days ago
  • LIS193
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    498 days ago
  • FAITH-2-HOPE
    I think that we all have down days, Lori.
    There are days when things do not come easily.
    We are here because we need to work on certain aspects of our lives.
    Participate as much as you can. It is what you can do.
    I think that your comments are excellent! Each person leaves their own unique message.
    I am glad that you are here and you are a great Wolf Spirit! emoticon

    emoticon Dianne
    499 days ago
  • TNCOUNTRYLIFE
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    499 days ago
  • N260SNFIT
    Hey-stop that negative self-talk...been there, done that-it only jades your outlook...YOU are good enough-just be 'you' and go with the flow...this is your journey & when you can drop by & comment/participate, do that, but your mission is to take care of your health & do what it takes...the support here is awesome, but don't think you have to be 'perfect'...we're all in this together, OK? Have a great week! emoticon
    499 days ago
  • YBBHAPPY
    I hope the day has gotten better as it has gone by. I'm really sorry you've been feeling this way. I go through that, too. But we are here for you, you aren't going to mess anything up, and you are worth it. You are worth being on teams and no one is judging you here. Hugs!!!
    500 days ago
  • MERMAIDLIFE
    Aww, I'm sorry, Lori. emoticon I sure know how that feels. I hope this period of blah passes quickly for you.
    500 days ago
  • HMBROWN1
    We are so glad to have you on Wolf Spirit! Please don't ever think otherwise! We all have good weeks and bad weeks but we are all here to support each other. I hope that you have a better day! Heather
    500 days ago
  • GOULDSGRANITE
    emoticon We all feel like that from time to time. emoticon You are enough. I have appreciated so much seeing your participation throughout the team!! emoticon emoticon I've been working on the eternal project, our diesel shop and home. When I look at what is not done it makes me feel like I will never do enough. Depressing and exhausting! In a guided meditation yesterday, I was led to understand simply a shift in my perception can change my whole attitude. Last week on my Star Chart i noted our home as a mammoth art project. From that perspective I can relax and continue clearing the slate without feelings of inadequacy or anxiety. I, and I'm sure I speak for the other STARS when I say- we appreciate and need your input! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    500 days ago
  • EISSA7
    The “battle between the ears” can be brutal.....try to find some motivational quotes that speak to you and uplift your spirit, write them down, and read them over and over...it is so important to give yourself positive
    messages! emoticon

    500 days ago
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