Do what makes you feel good.

Know how to make yourself feel good, and do it.

I don't know about you, but my self confidence and self esteem fluctuates massively. Like, one day I'm walking round the city in my heels and a coffee feeling pretty damn good about myself, and then other days I'm moping around the flat in my pjs and a lot of chocolate, wondering why I don't look and feel like all of those girls that you see on Instagram that are totally rocking it.

There's that saying about being in control of your own happiness, and I think that this applies to feeling good about yourself sometimes, too. For me, it tends to be along the lines of taking time and effort to do my make up, actually doing something with my hair, and putting thought into an outfit that I know is going to make me feel all sassy and confident. 

Self and body confidence is a huge struggle for most ladies that I know. And while we're probably never going to be 100% happy with the way we look, being able to look in the mirror or take a selfie and think 'do you know what, I look pretty okay today' can make all the difference. Pay yourself compliments, upload a photo to Instagram, take all of the selfies in the world if you know it's going to make you feel better. 

While you shouldn't ever depend on other people to make you feel good, spending time with, and talking to people who build your confidence is only a good thing. Surround yourself with friends that tell you that you look hot in your latest Insta, and not the ones that tell you that they don't like your outfit, or questions why you have no make up on, or that they could do a better job... you get my drift.

Taking photo's that I'm happy with or dancing around in my mirror to my favourite songs makes me feel super confident and ready to take on the day, and it's something that I'll do to motivate myself if I'm feeling a little down or unsure of myself that day. By the end of 'Shout out to my ex', it's most certainly done the trick. ;)

Do you have any little routines to boost your self confidence?



  1. Wow ! I love this post. I struggle with self esteem and confidence sometimes and I keep positive self love quotes on my phone to remind myself that I am beautiful. I love your red lipstick x


  2. Totally agree. My self confidence fluctuates on the daily. I haven't tried shout out to my ex-ing infront of a mirror though, will definitely try that next time I need a boost! xx

  3. Love this post, there is nothing I enjoy more than putting on some up beat music and dancing like crazy! Or going through my wardrobe and creating new outfits and things, we are definitely in charge of our happiness and we should all strive to do what makes us the happiest!

  4. Such a great post as always Soph - my self esteem fluctuates from day to day, going from feeling super good to feeling like I don't want to leave the house!

    Lucy | Forever September

  5. So agree hun I love your posts so much.. you are always so inspirational!

    xx Lisa

  6. I loved this post, thanks so much for sharing this, Sophie!

    Heather, Porcelain Beauty x

  7. Aww loved that post!I can't agree more!I think for the longest period of time i'm feeling down and seriously like a walking mess haha I feel though that a good makeup and hair day always do the trick!It's just hard for me to find the motivation and energy to actually do it ^_^

    Have a nice day,
    xx Aphrodite ~ BubblyBeauty

  8. I love this post so much! Self confidence is so important but so hard for many people to achieve. This post is so positive and inspiring.

  9. Love this! My confidence definitely fluctuates day-to-day, especially since being pregnant. That being said, I do have a new found confidence as well. It's kind of strange. If I'm feeling down, I have a little dance party to some upbeat/super sexual music and it usually perks me right up!

  10. This is a post that every girl should read! Thank you! Your writing is very moving and inspirational, glad that I came across your blog. Cant wait to keep reading more! xo