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It took me seven years to realize that I had given more powers to people to have a say in my life than I gave myself and it took me seven good years to realize that it was my choice.
I was the one allowing them to invade my space and my head. I was the one allowing them to distort my thought with their noise. It takes an immense dose of strength and self-control to disregard others opinion and advice, especially if they’re older, more experience, more successful or if they are people you love and you know that they want what best for you but what I discovered it that every time I decided to go against the flow of what they were telling me, I ended up with something that made me happier, something that made me content with who I am. I Just firmly believe that no one knows what moves you more than you do, no one knows what you really need more than you do and no one knows your potentials more that you do and if you keep giving your power to people; will eventually inhabit you. That all I ever felt when I gave them more power; inhabited.
I felt afraid of everything, I was slowly stepping away from who I really was and into what they wanted me to be. I felt I didn’t want to lose them or disappoint them so I did exactly what they thought I would do and I always went a little bit overboard to make sure I still get their blessing.
Until I realized that nothing feels worse than losing yourself, nothing feels worse than pretending to be someone you’re not because you didn’t want people to walk away from you, nothing feels worse than stuck in a life you didn’t choose for yourself. But the good news is, nothing feels better than knowing that you have a choice to change it all, you’re always a single choice away from a new beginning, from a new life, from a new you.
Every day you have a choice to ignore one more naysayer, to take one more big risk, one more leap of faith. Every day you have a choice to grow out of everything they taught you to be and into everything you truly aspire to be because that’s how you evolve and that how you grow; you slowly take your power back and begin having more control over your life because having the courage to stand up and say this who I want to be and I will become it even if I fail is guaranteed to give you life‘s reaches and the best reward, it will give you a passionate life and it will you meaning.
The biggest mistake in life comes from giving your power to someone else and the biggest blessings come from taking back that power and giving it all to yourself because some people are not born to settle for the passenger seat, they are born to drive.