Do you feel like your potential passed you by?

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Hey guys, it’s Jessica and I saw this quote this week that I just wanted to share with you cause it literally just stuck out to me and stuck with me and I thought it might help you too! So the quote actually said, “Depression is potential screaming to come out of you.”

(read it again..because it’s THAT good)

That was my story.
I was depressed.
I was downtrodden.
I was angry.
I was bitter.
I was ticked off, because I wasn’t living up to my potential in life and I knew it.
I knew that my life was just in this monotonous, daily trudging forward motion with NO meaning, NO purpose, NO intention behind it, but I also knew in my gut that I was meant for more. I knew that I wasn’t living up to my God-given potential. I wasn’t doing  ALL that I could do in this life, and instead of acting and changing my situation, I was depressed, and the only thing that eventually changed that was ACTION.

So if you’re depressed, if you’re wallowing, if you’re just disappointed in yourself, I get it. I’ve been there, and it sucks. And it’s a really crappy feeling and you literally feel like there is no way out, but what I’m telling you is, it’s literally just your potential inside of you screaming to get out… to make a difference, to live the life you were meant to live…

You were meant for more!potential

Because we can get bogged down easily, you know,
with the people around us,
with our circumstances,
with the haters,
with family members,
like you name it,
the world is going to try to knock you down and make you feel like you aren’t good enough, that you aren’t capable of doing more than you’re doing, but you’re strong and you have things inside of you that you aren’t even aware of yet, because you’re kind of in the darkness. But if you will just dig deep inside yourself, and realize, grab the little glimmer of hope, because there is a small glimmer of hope in there, or you would’t be watching this video. Grab that, hold onto that, and don’t ever let go of thatand let that pull you out of the mud. Because you were meant for more.

I read a statistic a long time ago, right when I started on my journey and decided, Guess what? I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired, and I’m not going to live this way anymore, and it said 90% of people believe they are incapable of greatness. What does that mean? They have lost their belief in their own potential. So I want you to FIND IT! I want you to decide today that no matter what hole you’re in, you’re gonna dig yourself out and you’re gonna do what you gotta do to make sure your tomorrow is not the same as your yesterday.

If you don’t chase your dreams, nobody is going to!potential

But it’s up to you, nobody is gonna do it for you.
It’s not gonna land in your lap.
It’s not gonna fall from the sky.
It’s up to you to wake up each day,
To live with intention,
To decide that, Guess what?
When it’s tough, you’re gonna get back up.
When you wanna quit, you’re not gonna throw in the towel.
You’re gonna use it to wipe the sweat off your face,
You’re gonna get back in the game,
and you’re gonna stick with it because you matter.
Your life matters, and your dreams matter,
and if you don’t chase your dreams, nobody is going to.

That’s what I decided, and guess what? I still have days. It’s easier to be depressed. It’s easier to lay in bed with the lights off and feel sorry for yourself, but that’s not the life I decided to live anymore.  So I hope that you take your future in your hands and decide to get up and do something and chase your potential because you are capable of whatever you put your mind to!

P.S. Just wanted you guys to know that today. If you haven’t already, subscribe below. If you wanna get started on chasing your dreams, on living the life you were meant to live, it’s what I do. Shoot me a message, I would love to share with you about my Dare 2 Dream team. You can e-mail me at and I will be in touch!

See you guys later!

Digging Deeper,

Jessica Bowser Nelson


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