The conversation with my school friend provoked my thoughts on encouragement and appreciation. And I am feeling the urge to write, as the thoughts are not leaving me, just like the daily prompt.
Avisha is trying to establish an online jewelry business, and she is at very initial stages. She thought to create an FB page and view the response at first place later she has plans to extend.
Today when I called her she was sounding, so much discouraged and her moral was down. I tried to lift her confidence, but, it is not that easy to get someone out of their thoughts.
The reason for her discouragement was that her work, images, posts on FB were not much appreciated, but discouraged, that too by her friends and family members. She is not a computer person, she knows only basics. Even though she is trying to come out of her cocoon, with all her possible strength, but yes results are slow. When she was in search for a dose of appreciation to boost her moral, she got discouragement. As a result of this, she was low and exhausted.
Our happiness is dependent on others appreciation. We know our strengths and weakness better than others, but why can’t we appreciate ourselves when we try to do something out of our scope. We say that we should be self-dependent, then why can’t we be self-dependent in self-appreciation as well.
Critics should be given in scope of improvement but not to criticize someone’s efforts. The world only looks at the results barring the efforts behind it.
We need to be more affectionate to our own self first, to be more content in growth.