Let's talk about
s e l f - w o r t h.
Why? Because we didn't talk about it much in our prime nurturing years in school - a system that drilled mathematical formulas into our brains that we dropped the second we were handed that high school diploma - and depending on your upbringing it may not have been discussed in the home much either. Let 5-10 years go by, add the influence of Hollywood and the ENORMOUS influence of social media to the mix - a constant source of fuel for our millenial addiction to validation and affirmation - and you'll find a bunch of adult-children bopping around the place trying to "hustle," succeed as a young person, find happiness, and fall in love, all the while having absolutely no clue how to actually love ourselves first. Anxiety and Depression skyrocket because our culture has taught us to pursue perfection, an obviously unattainable goal, and yet we continue to affirm this goal and when it's not reached we feel less than, a waste of space, existentially purposeless, with self-worth the size of a peanut in our minds (or at least I do). But HULLO. We are imperfect human beings. In fact, our imperfections are what make us each perfect in our own way. We are good enough now, we were good enough yesterday, we will be good enough tomorrow; it takes effort to switch your mindset to believing this, and idk about you, but I've wasted too much time not believing it, and instead believing the lies of: "you're not good enough, you're not smart enough, you're not talented enough, you're not skinny enough, you're not pretty enough, you're not rich enough..." the list goes ON. But ANGELS! They are lies, not truth. Be kind to yourself. Believe in yourself. Believe in the love from those around you. Believe in LOVE. Whatever higher power you believe, for me it's God, for you, it could be the Universe, Buddha, whoever, believe in that love source. And stop waiting for someone or something to choose you. YOU CHOOSE YOU, BOO! Ain't nobody gonna choose you before you do. This is your life, stop wasting it beating up your heart and mind over imperfections and validations. You are loved. You have GOT this. You are worth SO much. Rise and SHINE today