22 January 2019 Savannah, GA, USA

4 Ways to Find The Inspiration You've Been Looking For In Life

Hopefully by the end of this you will be highly motivated to change certain aspects of your life and to stop worrying about certain parts that you might have been worrying about for some time now. You only live once, and life is most definitely too short for worrying. Considering all this, it still doesn’t encourage many of us on to actually make a change in our lives. We spend so much time thinking about the things we want to do next because life is forcing us to do them, that we don’t actually spend time wondering what we want to do next because we actually WANT to do them. So, by the end of this, I hope that you are encouraged to change that mindset somewhat. I want the decisions you make to benefit you and your life- not to be the result of being pressured to simply just move forward. It doesn’t matter what you’ve got going on at the minute, or where you want to be in a few years time, I believe that this article is going to be really great for you.

Kirsten is standing on the street in Savannah, leaning against a window with her hand on her hip.  She is wearing a burgundy top and a floral skirt.  She is looking off into the distance and not smiling.

When You Feel Like The Odds Are Against You

It’s pretty easy to feel like the odds are against you, especially when life at the moment does not seem to be going well for you. You might feel like you’re the odd one out, you might feel like you’re always the one having the bear the brunt of the crap in life, and you actually might have been dealt a few bad hands in your time. All you have to do is change your way of thinking and use that drive to make you want to make the most out of life. Don’t see yourself as the odd one out, just see yourself with challenges to overcome. There are often things that can help you that you may not have even considered before. For example, if you're struggling with a disability there are special loans for people on disability with bad credit. You can do pretty much anything you set your mind to- you just have to have to know what's out there to help and have that motivation to do it.
Kirsten is standing in the middle of the street in Savannah, Georgia.  She is holding up a piece sign and holding a sparkly CocaCola clutch bag.  She is wearing a burgundy top and a floral skirt.

Seizing The Day

If you want some serious inspiration, it’s honestly going to have to come from you! You need to be able to seize every single day and think of excellent ways that you can motivate yourself to get up and do something different! Motivation really is the key to your life, and if all you like doing after a hard day at work is coming home and doing nothing, then you’re never going to be able to seize the day. My top tip on how you can ensure you are doing just that is make a bucket list. If you have a list of all of the things that you want to do in life, whether it be eating at a restaurant you’ve never tried or climbing the highest mountain in the world, it will motivate you to get up and achieve much more. If you feel like you’re just too tired to do something like this all of the time, perhaps consider thinking about your lifestyle and how that might be affecting you. For example, some people don’t get the recommended 8 hours of sleep a day and/or don’t eat the right diet to fuel their body and mind. The combination of the two leaves you with that super lethargic and can’t be bothered attitude that you always feel you have, and boy does it weigh you down! Try switching just those two simple things- even if it's little steps and watch how your life changes.
Kirsten is standing in the street in Savannah, Georgia.  She is looking into the window of a business and smiling while holding a sparkly CocaCola clutch bag.  She is wearing a burgundy top, floral skirt rose gold shoes.

Having Some Self Belief

Self belief is something we can all admit that we struggle with and it isn’t the best feeling to know you have trouble even believing in yourself to do something. I get why you might have a low level of self belief, especially if you feel like life has just been knocking you down at every point it possibly can. Well, How about going back to that list idea, and creating another? Write down all of the things that you’ve always wanted to do that would make you feel better about yourself. Whether it be learning to play guitar, or learning to ride a bike. Whatever it is, it has to be something that’s directly related to you and that is going to better who you are. As soon as you start checking things off your list, that strong sense of self belief is going to come flooding through, and you’ll soon realize you’re a totally different and happy person.
Kirsten is standing in the street in Savannah, Georgia.  She is standing in the doorway of a business and smiling while holding a sparkly CocaCola clutch bag.  She is wearing a burgundy top, floral skirt rose gold shoes.
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Looking For Inspiration In Others

As a final note, if you really do struggle with the things we’ve listed in the above sections, look to others to inspire you. It could be your favorite blogger, celebrity, you’re favorite chef, or the people you see on social media who just seem to be living a positive life. If you have something to aspire you, or something guiding you, you’re so much more likely to achieve it.

Until Next Time... 

The Low Country Socialite, Plus Size Blogger, Savannah GA, Finding inspiration in Life

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  1. What an inspiring post! I have noticed in myself a change and after reading this post I realized where it stemmed from. I have been slowly making all the changes (and lists!) you mentioned here and I definitely see myself happier. Even in some of the most stressful situations in the last few months, I still find myself enjoying life and being able to count my blessings. That is my mantra for the year for sure. Thank you for sharing this!

    xoxo Tamara

    1. Tamara! Thanks for commenting! I'm so glad that you are seeing a change and feeling good! I'm working on this stuff myself! Your blog is GORGEOUS, by the way! Thanks for stopping by!



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