THE LIE OF “JUST” BEING YOURSELF

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“Just be yourself” As if it’s that easy. There’s a reason it isn’t easy. There’s a reason people struggle with “just” being themselves. It’s because “just be yourself” is a convenient lie told to keep us confused and distracted in a world where we are conditioned to believe we are never good enough and that […]

THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS A NEGATIVE EMOTION

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Newsflash! There’s no such thing as a negative emotion! Emotions are emotions. They don’t become bad or negative just because someone labels them so. Don’t believe anyone (including yourself!) who tells you happiness is better than sadness. That your anger is negative. That your grief has a deadline. #feelyourfeelings

THE WAY YOU LIKE TO MOVE

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I wrote this thing about how I was told that none of the boys wanted to dance with me because I danced “too weird”. It came out kind of funny, but there’s something underneath the funnies that I want to address. TONS of women don’t like to dance, especially not in a public forum (or […]

NOT SORRY

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Try this new thing I’m loving. Instead of saying “sorry-not-sorry,” just say: NOT SORRY. What are we apologizing for? Because if it’s being too much of something (too loud, too verbose, too emotional, too sensitive, too direct, too tired, taking up too much space, etc)… Or too little of something (not confident enough, too quiet, […]