Today’s look features a particular favourite of mine, a fabulous bold statement black knitwear jumper (which I also featured in this outfit inspiration edit) with my new life’s motto written across it. You see I stopped making new year resolutions many years ago when I realised that every single day was mine for the taking, not just the start of every brand new year. I used to say, and still hear people say, next year [insert year] is going to be my year. I’ve learnt a lot recently about how much saying “yes” to others in order to please, not upset and possibly anger them can deplete our energy, our time and our resources and I’m understanding that it is ok to say “no” to others in order to say “Yes” to myself.
Why wait until the new year to start the “new you”, it’s time to say yes to validating your dreams today. Yes to investing in yourself, Yes to upgrading your wardrobe regardless of peoples opinions, Yes to belonging in every room you walk in, Yes to knowing you’re equal to every human breathing, Yes to excelling and not settling, Yes to trusting your instinct and never second guessing yourself, no matter the outcome and Yes to being strong in your decisions and faithful in your commitments.
Say Yes today to honouring all the promises you’ve made to yourself, Yes to knowing your worth and value and Yes to levelling up. We’re only 4 weeks away from 2019 and if you really want to be specific, 26 days! which will be here before you can say “happy new year”, so there’s no time like the present to saying Yes to YOU and all that you desire and deserve. Enjoy!
[Photography: Abi Oshodi]
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