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Let's talk about feeling discontent

Recently, I was feeling discontent with a lot of things. Mostly, I was discontent with how 'little' progress or popularity I have gained after being a makeup artist for about four(4) years now. In my mind, I should have tons of social media followers and several beauty brand affiliations. I was feeling sad and I even started to feel discouraged and restless. The ultimate question was on my mind, am I not enough? Am I not good enough? So let's talk about discontentment.
Discontentment steals away your joy. You can not be happy if you keep comparing yourself with other people, this applies in every situation. I know this for a fact because this is what I was experiencing. I could not enjoy my little victories because I kept feeling like it was not up to all the other people and beauty influencers around me.

You know, in this day and age of social media and everybody showing off their flashy lifestyles it is very easy to feel as though you don't have enough and as if you don't you havent achieved enough. I mean, I saw a tweet about how as a guy at 25, you should have a house, job and at least two cars. I just laughed because this is the kind of thing that can make hardworking youth who have not attained all these "feats" to feel as though they have not gone anywhere.

When I noticed that I was feeling depressed and sad about this and many other things, I prayed. That is therapy for me, always makes me feel better. I also started changing the way I look at and perceive things and situations, I renewed my mind. Every time I saw something that made me re-think my worth, I changed my thought pattern. I decided to be happy for the person instead. Knowing my worth and understanding how important I am to God and people around me also helped me feel better about my situation.

I realised that it is okay to be inspired by other people who have achieved more than you. However, the moment that inspiration starts to become intimidation, jealousy, resentment, bitterness, discontentment, then you have to check yourself and renew your mind and way of thinking. The holy spirit really helps with that, giving you that feeling of calm after you talk to God. He also helps you stay happy, remain patient and understand that God's time is the best.
I might not be where I want to be in life or in my career yet (I have such big plans lol) but I am content and happy with the progress I have made so far and I am determined to enjoy my journey to the top.

I hope you enjoyed this post and it helps you in some way, please leave a comment down below for me sharing how you deal with discontentment.

See you in my next post. Xoxo. Remember to stay happy and smile always.

...Take care! Protect yourself against the least bit of greed. Life is not defined by what you have, even when you have a lot.
Luke 12:15

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  1. This is literally me all the time. It's so easy to get carried away by what we see on social media, once I start to feel that way, I also change my perspective by understanding that they may have also gone through a lot to be where they are at the moment and also the fact that anyone can be anything on social media even things they are not
    Great post ��

    1. This is so true, any form of lifestyle can be portrayed through pictures perfectly posed for and videos perfect orchestrated. Understanding that every one grows as their own pace is so important. Thanks for sharing dear

  2. I was a victim to this and I can tell you it was really bad for me. At a point I felt God didn't love me because it just seemed like everything wasn't working out for me. It took me a visit to a juvenile prison and an orphanage to realise that I had no reason to be discontent with myself or my life. One should learn to avoid being discontented because it takes away your joy completely and leaves you so restless and unhappy. I have experienced it.
    I love this post and I just want to tell you to keep doing you. It doesn't matter if the whole world ain't reading as long as someone is. #muchlove

    1. Making you doubt God's eternal and unexplainable love for you is definitely a result of dissatisfaction. Thanks for sharing your testimony baby,and for your kind words.

  3. I love this post. I have been at this point in my life before.I was sad and depressed because there was so much I wanted but didn't have and everyone around seemed to be doing better than me. I never realised I had more than enough and and as a result didn't get to enjoy what I had. Ultimately understanding who I am in God actually helped me.

  4. This is really a soothing reminder of appreciating ones worth. God bless u dear