Life was far from easy for Vanessa. In fact she came from low income housing, depending on food stamps, being in the environment of heavy drugs and more.
But Vanessa always knew in her heart that she was going to change her circumstances even if she had to figure it out on her own. Listen to this episode as this is the first time Vanessa has shared her story to the world.
Vanessa Hines is an internet entrepreneur teaching others how to build a successful business utilizing the internet.
Vanessa is a mix of Italian and African America descent.
Favorite Self Confidence Quote
If you can’t do great things, do small things in a great way.
Definition of Self Confidence
Knowing yourself well but loving yourself regardless.
Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence
Vanessa came from a negative environment being the eldest of 6 kids and being taken care of their single mother. She always felt like she had to have the tough girl exterior to show that she was confident.
Really she was always worried of what other people thought of her and was sensitive to every comment made about her because of her fragile state at the time.
She also had anger issues which manifested to a self destructive lifestyle just to keep up with her tough girl image.
The “AHA” Moment
Vanessa knew since she was in middle school that she was going to college to have a better future for herself. She was telling her friends that ever since and did whatever it took to change her circumstances even if she did come from a negative environment.
Because she was able to go to college and have a fresh start on life, her self confidence started to build up.
Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence
Being able to graduate in business, Vanessa started working for corporate America and climbed to the top but because it was not an environment she also wanted to be in, she decided to become an entrepreneur.
Now she is successfully running her business on the Internet living life in her own terms.
The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener
You don’t have to stay in the past. You can create a better future, you just have to work at it to get the desired outcome.