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An Open Letter To Myself And Maybe You

I know you don't currently believe or admit that you have many good qualities, but one day you will know your worth... You will know your worth and you'll be able to say it aloud without shame.

An Open Letter To Myself And Maybe You
MacKenzie Furlo

Some days...

You may not think you're smart, but you've proven countless times that you are, and you will continue to do so.

You may not think you're worthy of love, but those closest to you have stuck around through many ups and downs, and they're not going anywhere simply because of the fact that you don't fully love yourself yet.

You may not think you're pretty, but every single person is beautiful. No matter how cliche it sounds, individuality makes everyone unique and beautiful in their own way.

You may not think you work hard enough, but (most of the time), you do, and (most of the time) you're just too hard on yourself.

You may not feel confident, but eventually, you will stand tall and strong knowing who you are and where your life is headed.

You may not always feel happy, but remember to find one good thing in every day.

You may think or be told that you're "too emotional," but there's really no such thing. Emotion is necessary, and although some show it more than others, emotion is a highly significant part of life and human connection.

You may not think you're strong, but your scars prove that you are. You've been through things just like everyone else. You've fallen, gotten back up, and fallen again. You're fighting for inner peace, and with time, you will find it.

You may think that you need to know all the answers, but, no one ever knows all of the answers.

You may not think you'll ever figure life out, but one day you'll look around and realize that this is what you've been waiting for.

It will be simple and magical all at once.

Self-love is something that's dealt with on a daily basis.

All ages, all genders, all ethnicities ... we all struggle.

Maybe some more than others and some hardly at all.

But at some point in life, we question something about ourselves. Or question where we may be headed.

We second guess positive self-talk and think that it's wrong or egotistical to do because that's what society has taught us.

We dismiss those that have confidence because it makes us feel worse that we don't.

Self-love is hard and it takes a lot of practice.

Find the people or the person that helps you love yourself more.

We all could use a little extra love, why not start by giving it to ourselves.


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