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Learning to Walk with Rocks in my Boots

Let’s face it! Life is far from perfect. It can actually be quite ugly at times but part of living is learning to get through tough times. 

Last week I talked about self-confidence and ways to boost it and although finding confidence is the best thing ever, you’re still going to have crappy days. It’s just the way the world turns. 

Related: 10 Things that have Helped me Boost my Self-Confidence

Finding things that make you happy is essential for getting through tough times. Family, friends, and a cute outfit always make me happy. 

How I’m learning to walk with rocks in my boots:

  • The support from others-Learn to embrace support from others. You do not have to be alone on this journey. Surround yourself with friends and family and take help when it’s offered.
  • Find the silver lining-More easier said than done but even just trying to find the brighter side of things can make a world of difference. 
  • Self-care or “self-spoiling” as I would like to call it. – Treat yourself to something nice. Obviously as funds allow because financial health is just as important as self health. But it doesn’t have to be anything huge. Just something that makes you feel good. I got this dress for under $10! 
  • Eliminate stressers-Get rid of added stressers in your life. Ain’t no one got time for that and it only makes things worse! So toss that sh*% aside!
  • Stop worrying about others-I’m one of those people that worries. I worry about others and forget to put that time and energy into myself. Just quit it! It’s hard, I know. Especially if your are a genuinely caring person. It’s like second nature to care and worry about others. But when you’re truckin’ through that mud you have to help yourself. 

This outfit made me the happiest. I not only felt confident but loved how everything fit and came together. I wore this outfit to see Tim & Faith Hill on their Soul2Soul tour. I must say I was a little dissapointed that they didn’t sing “Meanwhile Back at Mama’s” together but I guess you can’t get everything you wish for in life haha. 

country western outfitAriat Women’s Round Up Wing Tip Western Boots

Dress | Hat | Boots | Necklace

Learn to walk with rocks in your boots!

Have a great weekend darlings! 

19 Comments

    • Christine
      Author
      August 21, 2017 / 10:47 AM

      Yes! It’s the best haha.

  1. August 18, 2017 / 12:24 PM

    LOVE that dress on you so much and your boots make the outfit!

    • Christine
      Author
      August 21, 2017 / 10:48 AM

      Thanks girl! It’s one of my favs now! I just wore it yesterday with sandals. It’s such a versitile piece. πŸ™‚

  2. August 19, 2017 / 9:11 AM

    This is such a great post! “Walking with rocks in my boots” is definitely something I’m working on. You look so happy and gorgeous – I love that dress!

    • Christine
      Author
      August 21, 2017 / 10:48 AM

      Awe thank you so much.

    • Christine
      Author
      August 21, 2017 / 10:49 AM

      Thanks Tori. πŸ™‚ I thought it was a fitting message to go with the outfit. πŸ™‚

  3. August 20, 2017 / 11:46 AM

    This dress looks too cute on you! (Also so jealous – were Faith and Tim AMAZING? I am dying to see that tour but it sold out so fast everywhere close to me.)

    • Christine
      Author
      August 21, 2017 / 10:51 AM

      Thank you! They were really good but you could tell Faith has been off the tour thing for a while. I’m still so sad they didn’t sing “Meanwhile back at mama’s” πŸ™

  4. the sophia diaries
    August 20, 2017 / 2:12 PM

    those boots look amazing! I love how you followed that theme through with your hat too!

    • Christine
      Author
      August 21, 2017 / 10:52 AM

      Thank you. It was a tough choice between these boots and another pair. I got the hat for my birthday. πŸ™‚

    • Christine
      Author
      August 21, 2017 / 10:52 AM

      Thanks girl! πŸ™‚

    • Christine
      Author
      August 21, 2017 / 10:53 AM

      Thank you! πŸ™‚

  5. August 22, 2017 / 7:30 PM

    Such a cute outfit and your legs are looking great!!

    Yes, life sucks a lot sometimes, but there are ways to get through it. We are strong! Great post!

  6. August 25, 2017 / 8:38 AM

    I definitely think all of these things go hand in hand. Taking care of yourself will show you that you don’t need to worry about others and their opinions.

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