Whether it's Instagram likes or Twitter RTs, everyone in today's world is looking for instant gratification. Many hope to become the next overnight success or make a million bucks before they turn twenty. But we seem to forget that most of the icons we idolize worked their asses off to get where they are. They didn't just start on The X Factor, or make a YouTube video of themselves singing.
For our mothers out there, I challenge you to take on something new this Mother's Day. Let in the possibility of failure just a little bit and see how it impacts your approach to bigger challenges. And for daughters, instead of getting mom a card saying she's the 'perfect' mother this Sunday, let's embrace her for the perfectly imperfect person she is. Let's break the cycle of the 'perfection or bust' mindset once and for all.
If there is something you have always wanted to do, and you're lucky enough to find the opportune moment, you shouldn't hold yourself back. If you lose your job, for example, and decide to start your own company, you shouldn't stop yourself by saying you can't do it, because you actually can. So, why not take the plunge?
A few months ago, I made the decision to take the motivational lifestyle aspect of my personal blog & launched an online business out of it. I am and have been an advocate for personal growth, working on accomplishing your goals and remaining positive in the time of great adversity for a very long time.
Nobody lives a perfect life. Inevitably, we will all face heartbreak, rejection, or failure. As we grow into adults, we begin to understand and accept the fact that the universe does not always bend to our will. However, once we become parents, we suddenly feel the urge to change that reality for our children.