I don`t need her anymore.

by byanika on 14/01/2012 · 17 comments

in By Anika,dresses,self worth

Hi Sweethearts!

When was the last time you criticized your self? Took a hard look at your self and deemed your self under par? Allowed a negative inner monolouge about your self?

You know when the last time I critiziced my self was? So long ago that I can`t remember.  I have let go of my inner critic, you see. I don`t need her anymore.

I never think anything mean about my self anymore. I am never unkind towards my self anymore. The safety of holding my self back is not one that I need.

You know how I look at my self in the mirror?

Sometimes with a sigh. Sometimes with a wide grin. 

Always with absolute honesty. With kindness. With accountability. Without fear. With love.  

The outfit: H&M dress reworked by moi. Bling by H&M, Gina Tricot. Scarf by Zara.

 It`s like this. 

There is a lovely future out there for me to create. How am I going to accomplish anything if I am putting my self down?

Enough said.

Tell me, do you have the balls to let go of your inner critic?¨

 

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1 NekiahNo Gravatar January 15, 2012 at 4:11 am

Beautiful post Anika and so true. If you don’t love yourself…who will. It is very hard for others to have any sort of relationship with a self criticizer. How do they compliment you? How do they love you? How do they help you? It all starts with you accepting you and then allowing others to love you for you!!! Kiah

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2 SACRAMENTONo Gravatar January 15, 2012 at 10:08 am

So good to see you back , my dear Anika looking more beautiful than ever.
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3 FrancaNo Gravatar
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January 15, 2012 at 6:03 pm

I missed your posts! I don’t know if it was me being too busy or you being away, but i am glad we’re both here now! x

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4 Patti @ NotDeadYet StyleNo Gravatar January 15, 2012 at 11:55 pm

Beautiful! It does take balls, you are right, but it’s so worth doing! xoxoxoxoxo

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5 JTwisdomNo Gravatar
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January 16, 2012 at 8:29 am

Awesome post Anika!
Happy New Year to you!
I do self-examine myself to make sure I am on check with what my goals are in life. You are so right we have to let go of that inner critic because we are our worse critics and that needs to stop. We have to believe in ourselves to move forward and to do that we have to let some things go.

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6 JamillahNo Gravatar
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January 16, 2012 at 5:18 pm

You are seriously a constant inspiration. For me I still need to remind myself to be kind to that girl and when my inner critic starts to chatter I definitely take a moment to tell myself I’m a good person and I don’t need to be that voice. I LOVE YOU.

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7 JenmarieNo Gravatar
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January 16, 2012 at 8:04 pm

Oh how I’ve missed your encouraging and inspirational posts dear Anika!

P.S. Loving the new header. It’s so edgy and totally you!

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8 WendyBNo Gravatar January 17, 2012 at 11:51 pm

My inner critic is taking over!

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9 Chandra @ShiftCNo Gravatar January 18, 2012 at 3:16 am

“How am I going to accomplish anything if I am putting my self down?”

Wow. Excellent words of advice. Thanks, Anika.

Chandra
MoMoMod.com

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10 freshly fatshionableNo Gravatar January 18, 2012 at 4:58 pm

you always have words of wisdom to offer Anika, i stared at the screen for a couple of minutes just digesting…lovely.

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11 MichelleNo Gravatar January 22, 2012 at 6:51 am

welcome back :) life just hasn’t been the same without your wisdom and advice xo

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12 HoneysuckelleNo Gravatar January 28, 2012 at 6:35 am

I love your outlook on life and self, so many people forget to love themselves and most people are really their own worst critic. I know I give myself harsh reviews and critiques more often than I should. You are so truly fabulous and I love your outfit, especially the bangles and the yellow in the top.

<3Honeysuckelle

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13 Cara-SNo Gravatar February 3, 2012 at 5:34 pm

I adore your style :) the entire outfit is amazos and im loving the shoes too!!!
We are our worst critic I think but most times the most accurate,so we can better ourselves, I think we just need to remember not to damper our thoughts with too much criticism.

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14 anitaNo Gravatar February 7, 2012 at 8:33 pm

I’m glad that you are not a self critisizer. I am still working on that. glad youre totally loving your self. because i am diggin your style! always have. love this outfit, the colors of the dress on that black background and the scarf are just amazing..lovely darling.
xo
A_Riot

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byanika 15 byanikaNo Gravatar
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February 17, 2012 at 10:54 am

I want to truly thank you my dear Anita, your comments mean the world to me. I read your comments and really listen to your words. I love you to bits sweetheart. I apologize for not being around lately. Love, Anika

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16 KayNo Gravatar March 6, 2012 at 10:21 pm

Thank you so much!! You are inspiring. I really need a good dose of self worth. I don’t even realize how much I’m putting myself down. I hope one day to say goodbye to my inner critic as well.

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