5 Reminders That'll Instantly Shift Your State Of Being.

 

These reminders are dedicated to anyone who experiences self doubt or needs a little boost or motivation today. Let these words sink in, as you allow your fears + doubts to slip away.

1. There's a future version of you that's proud you had the courage to be yourself.

The ONLY person who can define who you are is YOU. That's been the overarching lesson for me this past year. I'll be the first to admit that I get insecure that people might think I'm a lazy bum who is letting life pass by...
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What I've learned: It’s time to release assuming what others may or may not be thinking of me. I know the truth about who I AM and that's all that matters.
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🌙 I am hardworking, whether or not someone else recognizes it.

🌙 I am ambitious, even if I'm not pursuing the same thing everyone else is.

🌙 I am successful, even if others don't validate it.

"Who we are is an endlessly emerging possibility." - Haile Thomas

2. You are NOT separate from the person you want to become... YOU are her now!

Forgive me... I just had to remind you:
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🖤 That you are amazing and it’s time for you to OWN that!
🖤 LET GO of believing you are separate from the person you want to become... YOU are her now!
🖤 Have the courage to be yourself.
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Affirmation: In this moment I am fully embodying the best version of myself.

I know it’s easier said than done, but somebody had to let you know. Take a moment to really linger in this energy... it's for you. ✨✨

3. MOST change happens gradually.

Old Mindset: I'M NOT WHERE I WANT TO BE YET SO I MUST BE DOING SOMETHING WRONG.
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New Mindset: I am exactly where I need to be! Everything I am experiencing is preparing me for what I asked for.
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Just like working out, it takes time and consistency. You don't wake up with a six pack overnight (even if it says so on the thumbnail of a video).
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MOST change happens gradually. ✨
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Wherever you are and whatever you're experiencing, know there are some really awesome things ahead for you. LET GO of the illusion that it should be different. Get Excited !!

4. Sometimes you just have to trust that what you have + who you are RIGHT NOW is enough. You’ll likely find, it always is. 

I packed for my first solo one-way-ticket trip the night before leaving. I had a large pile of stuff on the floor that I was planning to bring with me.

This included: A foldable yoga mat, first aid kit, pillowcases, compression socks..
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24 hours before leaving: I suddenly realized there was definitely NO way to fit it all in my 45L bag.😬 I felt anxious and scared. Everything needed to fit! What if “this” happened, and I needed “that”? 😱
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Eventually, I trickled it down to the essentials, still feeling unsure that I was fully prepared.
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Moral of the story: You're probably never going to feel 100% prepared for anything. Sometimes you just have to trust that what you have + who you are RIGHT NOW is enough. You’ll likely find, it always is. ✨ 🌙
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(Spoiler Alert: I had the best time EVER on that trip and it had nothing to do with the foldable yoga mat 😆)

5. BIG things have SMALL beginnings. We’ve just gotta take that first step.

You have no idea what you're capable of...
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Two years ago, I remember standing in front of the Disneyworld Castle watching the Fireworks show. Sensations of pure aliveness and the overwhelming feeling that ‘I was capable of living my dreams' took over my body.
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Sometimes when I'm feeling down, I take myself back into those moments where I felt the bursting potential of living my dream life. We all have those moments where we get a taste of all the potential we hold within. I think deep down we know exactly what we are capable of.
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Can we actually get there? Definitely.
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If I believed that I wasn't good enough to take my shirt sketches and turn them into reality... then The Finiti wouldn’t exist today and I wouldn’t be doing things that 5 year old Marina dreamed of doing.
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We need to remember this: BIG things have SMALL beginnings. We’ve just gotta take that first step.

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Let these words sink in, as you allow your fears + doubts to slip away...

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