noun – firm belief in the reliability, truth, or ability of someone or something.
synonyms: confidence, belief, faith, freedom from suspicion/doubt, sureness, certainty, certitude, assurance, conviction, credence, reliance
verb – believe in the reliability, truth, or ability of.
synonyms: have faith in, put/place one's trust in, have (every) confidence in, believe in, pin one's hopes/faith on, rely on, depend on, bank on, count on, be sure of, confide in
Colbie Caillat says the word “Try” 55 times in the song, that’s a lots of trying. Makes me tired just thinking of saying “try” 55 times, though the repetition does deem this an easy song to memorize. Applauding the simplicity of the message –
Like yourself. And you don’t have to try so hard for others to like you.
Coupled with a dynamically understated video featuring strong women taking off (their make-up), I had to let my daughters watch it over and over again.
This is what the 14 year old me still teaches me today – When faced with fear, helplessness and frustration, evoke the courage to take the first action that feels right.
Here’s the poignant situation that became a defining moment.
Location: Dunman High School, Singapore
Event: “Haunted” Toilet, Girl Guides Camping
Time: Late night
Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.