Love note to self

In this day and age we are more connected than ever and yet it can be easy to get caught up in comparison and self doubt. My antidote to that is this, a reminder to celebrate all the things that make you unique yet equally special.

Embrace your quirks.

As in, those random little things that make you, you.

They might be things that when you were younger you tried to hide or promised yourself you’d change as soon you could but time has made you less inclined to lose them.

In fact, time has made you come to love them.

Curly hair is a blessing just like straight hair is a blessing. Generally I find that the hair you were born with is in fact your best look.

My side profile and my funny-shaped nose; I love to hate, but no one will ever mistake me for me.

Birthmarks, freckles, weird little spots. Sure some may have come from too much sun or lack of care but a lesson springs from each and every one.

Scars and funny belly buttons (like mine) tell stories of babies birthed or mistakes made or things you’ve survived.

Age doesn’t limit you. It smartens you up to the things that give you life. The things that you know without a doubt work really well for you because you’ve been there, tried that.

In makeup, it’s a shade of lipstick or sweep of shadow that brings you out of your shell without hiding who you are or it’s a top that falls a certain way because of the shape you allow it to have.

It’s a treasured piece that you give life to with your story.

Your laugh, your frown, your smile, your gaze.

Your humour, your confidence, your strength. Your wit.

Your compassion.

Your vulnerability.

Find a way to express more of that and you will shine brightly in your own way.

Things don’t make us unique or complete.

It is your unique experience that manifests as a thought or idea that can be shared with others.

Your point of view.

Your way.

Love who you are.




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