How was your weekend? Are you ready for some motivational thoughts to get your new week off to a fabulous start? This week I want to focus on how awesome YOU are!
Okay. Ever since I heard this talk from the last general broadcast from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints I cannot stop thinking about it! The talk I want to chat about today is from Elder Jeffery R. Holland and it’s called “Behold Thy Mother.”
Yes his main address is to mothers but the message I am sharing today is for every woman! The message is that “Your are doing better than you think you are.”
Women especially give themselves the hardest time! Why is that? We need to stop it! Don’t you think? It is wonderful to push ourselves to be better. In fact I think that it’s important to always be trying to progress in something. But we need to be careful in how we critic ourselves.
My suggestion, and something I will probably always be working on my entire life, is that we evaluate ourselves but instead of focusing on what you aren’t doing or what you did wrong, focus on how you can improve. And don’t forget to focus on the things that you are already doing fantastic!
This past week I have been trying really hard to do just that. At the end of the day I find myself reflecting on the things I didn’t mark off my to-do list, how I wasn’t very patient with my kids, or how I didn’t give my hubby enough love and attention.
But what I have been working on is when I catch myself doing this, I start to list off all the things I did do that day! I think that if we follow Elder Holland’s praise when he says “You are doing better than you think you are,” and focus on the positives in ourselves, we will have a much happier life.
PLEASE! Go read or listen to this talk “Behold Thy Mother.” I dare you to try and watch it without shedding a single tear!
To help you remember that you are already doing a great job, here is a free printable for you!
For more motivational thoughts to get your week off to a perfect start here are a few more free printables I made just for you! Because I think that you are fabulous and you should think the same thing!
I hope you have a great week! Thanks for stopping by!