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I try to write only when I have something to say. Many times I write based on the way I feel. So far that has gotten me no where. I write this way because it keeps what I have to say relatable, rather than me writing about things I know nothing about. I’m not sure if many people care for blogs like this, but I created this blog to help me through some of the issues I experience and continue to experience.

In many ways this blog has become my medicine. When I first started I thought I was going to be helping others. In actuality you all have been helping me. At first I was a little disappointed that people who read my posts left no response to nearly any of my posts. But the way I felt about that slowly began to change because I’ve learned to appreciate the likes and knowing that someone has read it.

Well let me get back to the reason I chose to write today. As I stated in blogs past I’ve decided to come back and live with my mother, because I can not afford to live by myself at the current moment. I guess you could say I’m a little bit of a hippy because I don’t feel like working is supposed to take up so much of your time. I’m sure I could have been living comfortably if I would have graduated college; but I chose a different route.

Many may think I regret not graduating. To be honest sometimes I do and other times I don’t. Mainly because of the opinions of others. Honestly I never cared about extending my education through a university or college; because I know I’m a person who loves to learn. So whether I went to college or not I knew I would always have an opportunity to learn different things, because I would make sure of it.

Well.. that wasn’t really wanted I wanted to talk about. I wanted to just say that living based on the opinions of others is a recipe for unhappiness. So I have decided that I’m gonna work on the things I find important and forget about other peoples opinions of what I should do. In real time I have focused too much on the opinions of others. I’m gonna get my life back! I have too. What’s the point of having a life if you don’t live it the way you see fit?

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Experiences · Feelings · motivational · self-esteem · Thoughts

Trust You!

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As always, I hope all is well and you are following the road less traveled, but the one that you feel in your heart belongs to you. Like I’ve said may times before; “You aren’t living unless you’re living a life of freedom and remain to be uninhabited by your surroundings.

Too many times we have been stopped from doing things we really have wanted to do because we were listening to the opinions of others. Sometimes it’s good to listen to others, but sometimes it’s not.

Let Your Brain Take the Road Less Traveled - The Human FactorMy whole life has been dictated by others. Mainly because I was afraid to take accountability for the things I chose. Cause this way I could sometimes do what I wanted, because someone suggested it and not get blamed for the outcome. But the only thing with that is sometimes people choose what you would have chosen, then other times they don’t. When that happens you’re focused with making the decision whether you are going to do what they suggest, or are you going to follow your own mind and do what you want to do anyway?

That’s why I’ve learned to follow my own advise. Don’t misunderstand me, I still ask people their opinion; but I don’t fall for the peer pressure of doing something because someone told me too. 

It’s gonna be a struggle at first, but you’ll be so happy once you learn to trust yourself. Cause what happens when you finally start following your own mind is; you stop being a follower and become a leader. In becoming a leader you also unlock you mind and finally give yourself the permission to be you, unapologetically. That is when the true beauty of living comes in to play.

 

Question of the day:What is something you’ve always wanted to do but haven’t because of the opinions of others?

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Failure is a part of life

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What I have learned a long the way is failure is something you can’t get away from. You try to do everything to the best of your ability and sometimes it’s still just not enough. What you have to realize is failure is many times a matter of opinion. People set up loops and hurdles for us to jump through. Sometimes we fall short of their expectations, but as long as you tried and gave it all you had, that’s all that really matters.

I don’t know where it came from, but I just got inspired to write about failing. Something I seem to do a lot  of. Don’t take that as me downing myself because I’m not. I’m just saying I, like a lot of other people have seen failure and have been affected by it. To be completely honest it affects me greatly because I feel that everything I ever do should be to the best of my ability, scratch that to the best of anyone’s ability. At times I know I can be hard on myself; I guess that’s just the Virgo in me. But seriously we try to hold ourselves to these standards that just aren’t realistic, most times. Like they say, ‘When you fall down get up and try again’. We are always encouraged to try because the story never should end with failing.

If you’re like me and you want to find your way to becoming your own boss; there are going to be many times when you’re going to fail. All you can do is dust yourself off and go back at it again.

What I had to learn and still learning is, my opinion of myself should rank higher than anyone else’s of me and if I fail it’s okay. The upside is I’m trying and that’s all that matters. Sure you may fail over and over again. But if you really believe in what you’re doing it won’t matter, because if you try long enough and don’t let failure intimidate or deter you, eventually that freedom and sense of accomplishment will be your reward for not giving up.

Know you were put here for a reason, and if things aren’t working out, doesn’t mean it’s going to always be that way. Sometimes we have to jump those hurdles to get to the life we want and know we deserve.

As always……