Trying Not to Allow the Doubt to Win

Last Update: May 17, 2017

Today, I encountered my highest level of doubt so far. I continually tried to push it from my mind as I worked on my future, but for some reason I could not make it go away.

It is really hard to take a leap of faith on yourself when you have a family to provide for. I can't help but doubt that the work I am doing will ever benefit them and I feel that I am letting them down while I chase a dream.

I keep telling myself that I deserve this chance, but this little voice in the back of my head keeps telling me that it's just a waste of time. I have been able to ignore this voice for weeks now, but today it made me listen and I have to admit the voice made sense.

The doubt has gotten under my skin and is really giving me something to think about. I don't want to give up, that is not who I am, but I am having a hard time justifying today.

So does anyone have any advice on how to ignore the doubts that are screaming at me? I could definitely use them today.


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DKeller1 Premium
I posted to your profile.
RandyL1 Premium
Look at the other side, the optimistic side, how much more knowledge do you have now than when you started, look at your site and what you have accomplished then dig in and take it all the way home if someone else can do it so can you. As I raised my daughter on the theory you can have any thing you want in life, but you have to go get it. No one is going to bring it to you.

My blessings

jmbruce55 Premium
Thank you so much for your kind words. You are absolutely right about all I have accomplished and I am extremely proud of myself for what I have accomplished.

Sometimes you just need someone else to give you a little fresh perspective.
tonypuck Premium
Hang in there Jada
jmbruce55 Premium
I am hanging on with everything I have.
FTurner8032 Premium
It is easy to doubt, especially when you are starting out. The thing is that the people that succeed in life are the ones that are able to overcome their doubt and persevere.

So many people give up when just another step or two would have gotten them over the top.

The doubt is all the stronger if you have had failures before as most of us have.

It is most important to find the determination within your self that will allow you to go on. Each day does bring you closer. No one here ever promised that it would happen quickly. That is actually one of the reasons that I joined in the first place.

Work hard, be determined, NEVER - GIVE - UP !!!

You talk about helping your family. What chance does WA have of helping your family if you give up.

If you like what you are doing here, if you have some measure of fun doing it, and most importantly, if there is any reasonable chance that you will be able to achieve your dreams here, then why stop.

Go for the gold Jada. Your dreams are possible and you are the one to make that happen. Have faith in yourself.

If it is OK with you I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. All will be well.
jmbruce55 Premium
Yet again this wonderful community has really shown me that I in the right place.

It is heartwarming to know that you are not alone.

Me reaching out to this community was me not giving up, because I knew the minute I did it that I would find the answers that I needed.

You all did not disappoint.
DThornsby Premium
You just have to push through them and focus on what your dreams are and why you are doing this. Make this your focus and the manifestation will follow. It is hard but you can do this! What's your website and I'll check it out and make comments if you'd like feedback...Stay strong chasing your dreams!
jmbruce55 Premium
Thanks for the encouragement. I am definitely trying to keep my head above water. I haven't allowed it to win yet, so I consider that a good sign. My website is and I would greatly appreciate a little feedback.