Motivational Moments: Have confidence: Achieving your goal no matter what

stockvault-lightbulb-headed-man-being-creative174638Have you ever had those days when you felt your confidence leaving you? It could’ve been a time when you thought everything was going to work out in your favor, but then the opposite happened. You started to lose confidence in yourself and confidence in your goals. Don’t feel too bad about this, because it happens to the best of us.

There are many times in my life when I have had to rebuild my confidence level. It happened for me once when I thought that I would be starting a new chapter in my life. I had everything lined up and I was ready to move into my new direction. But suddenly out of nowhere, my plans where changed and I couldn’t do anything about it. It seemed like nothing was going as I planned. This made me feel down and doubting myself. I later had very little confidence in anything I planned and I knew it would take some time to get it back together.

Having confidence in your decisions and what you are doing, can be difficult for many people. Having doubt can be dangerous! The key to this is to always believe in yourself and have faith in what you are doing. When you really believe that you are doing the right things to make a better life for yourself and your loved ones, then never let anything stop you from doing what’s best. Staying confident in your positive choices is the start.

Picture this, if you walk around not believing in yourself and not having confidence, then you won’t get anything done. Stand up for yourself and do things that you know are going to help your situation get better. No matter what it may look like, have the confidence to weather the storms if they appear and let nothing stand in your way. Have the confidence to say, “I will achieve this goal no matter what happens!”

And as always, stay focused, stay determined, and keep striving for greatness.

Penny Jones-Richardson is a published author and life coach. She can be reached via her website at or email at

August 3, 2015
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