Ever since I was a kid, I’ve been interested in acting and modeling, but I never had the confidence to go after what I wanted. In high school, I took 3 years of theater and even performed in a musical during my senior year. People were taken back as I auditioned for the role because I was so quiet and shy, but I wanted to … Continue reading Stepping out of Your Comfort Zone
Dear Self, In 2018, I vow not to be afraid. I vow to have confidence in my abilities. I vow to stop second guessing myself. I won’t be easily defeated, and I will remain fearless. Maybe this is a tall order, but it has to happen. In 2018, I will be 29 years, which means I’m one year away from 30. Holy s***. Does turning … Continue reading A Letter To Myself in 2018
Since I’m a writer, I tend to think a lot. I mean, constantly thinking about every little thing and often planning things in my head like my wedding day, what I’ll do next week, next month, heck next year! So, it’s no surprise that I think so much about whether or not my boyfriend is “the one.” Marriage is a huge commitment and shouldn’t be … Continue reading It’s Time to Start Listening and Trusting Myself Instead of Others
You’ve seen in first-hand. When you meet someone for the first time, you truly aren’t “you?” You’re merely a version of yourself because you must see how the other person reacts to your personality. If they are more so calm, you’re more than likely to act the same way because you don’t want to scare them off. But, then, there are some people who do … Continue reading Why Is It So Hard To Be Yourself?
“You’re gorgeous” “You’re so small” “You’re petite” “You’re such a beautiful girl” “You’re very pretty” “You’re stunning.” You can state all of these characteristics, but when it boils down, I see myself in a different way than you see me. Today, I feel fat, nasty, disgusting, grotesque, not myself. Maybe it has to do with not working out this morning. I figured since I’m hiking … Continue reading I just keep forgetting to love myself.
Who am I? Hope Marie Kumor What do I want? To be a magazine writer/nutritionist Where am I going? In the magazine industry/blogging world What am I doing? Trying to find a writing job I’m trying to dig deep. Dig deep into myself in order to truly find happiness, search for myself in myself. I need to begin loving myself. Having a boyfriend wouldn’t be … Continue reading Now, I’m trying to build my confidence.
I stare in the mirror wearing a bikini, checking out my figure. Do I look thin enough? Do I have a nice body? Is this working out four to five days a week helping? What more can I do to appear in shape? Why can’t I ever believe I have a great physique? What more can I do? I never feel as if I look … Continue reading I never feel good enough.