On anchors

Matinee Dress pattern (modified slightly) // chambray fabric from walmart // anchor stamp by me // shoes // anchor buttons old from joann
Sometimes I wonder how much time I've spent being my own anchor.  Weighing myself down with worries about what I look like, "was that a dumb thing to say?", would it be stupid if I did ________, I'm not cool enough to do _________, I'm not as good at that as _______, so why should I even try?  

.....that's just a tiny glimpse into my own personal anchor.  :)  
Having confidence is something I've struggled with since I was a kid.  Who am I kidding?  I still struggle with it.  I'm sure everyone does on some level.  It's not something I'm proud of, but it's something that I deal with everyday.  

But the more I remind myself to get out of my own way, the better.  Sometimes you just gotta slap that bad self esteem in the face and just get over myself.  I am such a happier person when I just set sail and let go of what doesn't matter.  Because really, who cares?  How much time have I wasted worrying about myself when I could have been enjoying myself and then helping others be happy? 

Every time I face my doubts and try to defy them, I get stronger and I grow more confident in my abilities.  I find myself feeling more comfortable in my own skin.   

I was thinking about that when I made this dress.
I stamped the chambray with an anchor stamp that I carved out of an eraser.
It serves as a visual reminder to not weighing myself down with what doesn't matter.  Plus Lila really likes the dress because it's lightweight and comfy.  So win win.  :)
Happy sailing!

1 comment:

  1. دار السلام اهم شركة نقل عفش بالطائف وكذلك اهم شركة نقل عفش بمكة وجدة والمدينة المنورة تقوم الشركة بنقل العفش بحفر الباطن وتبوك وجازان وتقوم بنقل الاثاث بالقصيم
    شركة نقل عفش بالطائف
    شركة نقل عفش بالمدينة المنورة
    شركة نقل عفش بجازان وابها


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