self-worth

You’re Not Too Much, He’s Just Not Enough

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My whole life, people have been telling me I’m “too much." It's BS.

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Who Would I Be Without Overachievement?

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That’s the thing about perfectionism. When you chase something unattainable, you complete a self-fulfilling prophecy.

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It Took Me Years To Realize I Deserve Good Things

Is anything keeping you from believing that you deserve good things?

Is anything keeping you from believing that you deserve good things?

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I'm Not Pregnant, But I Look Like I Am 

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I look pregnant. This body has made six humans. This belly has been inflated and collapsed and inflated and collapsed, and so on. What should it look like?

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On Success And Impostor Syndrome

Impostor syndrome is a dangerous thing because it masks itself as humility. Image: Thinkstock.

Impostor syndrome is a disconnect in your mind between how everyone sees you and how you see yourself. It can be more dangerous than it seems.

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4 Things I Realized When I Discovered My Own Self-Worth

The simple fact of realizing I had choices gave me freedom.

I wanted to keep people at a distance. I wanted sympathy and validation. I believed that I was inherently unworthy. However, lately, I’ve begun to change my mind — or rather, it’s started to change on its own.

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All Bodies Are Good Bodies. Except For Mine.

At some point intellect has to make room for something bigger, for something scarier than just about anything. In order to truly learn something, you have to be vulnerable. You have to walk in and set your broken parts on the table and say, “Here, fix it. Or at least be broken with me.”

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