I worked on my courage today. It was one of my actions I needed to do for week 1. There are usually things I see in my head of which I can do with all the confidence in the world.
But actually doing them is a different story. Most things I struggle to do on my own. When I actually do whatever it is, it builds my confidence up. Slowly, but it’s up.
One of my confidence builders is: go against my brain/thoughts to complete something.
Today, I went to the cinema by myself. I love going to the cinema. Usually, I’m with my other half or friends. I’ve seen others go by themselves. I always think how brave they are.
A part of me thought “yep, I can do that.”
Going by myself today was my act of courage. I thought “I can do this!” I pre-booked my seat so I didn’t have to queue. One step at a time.
When I was due to go my chest became painful. I was breathing heavy. I had to go to their bathroom before I went into the screen to use my inhaler. To calm down.
In the end I did it. I sat through the film and enjoyed it. Recommend Girls Trip. I had in my head that people were judging me.
The more I do things, my courage and confidence will grow. I’ll get out of that mindset.
Have you ever been to the cinema by yourself? How’d you feel?