The 2021 theme for National Teen Self-Esteem Month is “We Move.” As we know, resilience is key to navigating life at any age. When faced with challenges how do teens find their way in an unstructured environment when they are so used to structure? How do they embrace the need to pivot, still find purpose, […]
I live my life, because I dare. I dare to show up when everyone else might hide their faces and hide their bodies in shame. If I hadn’t been told I was garbage, I wouldn’t have learned how to show people I’m talented. And if everyone had always laughed at my jokes, I wouldn’t have figured out how to be so funny. If they hadn’t told me I was ugly, I never would have searched for my beauty. And if they hadn’t tried to break me down, I wouldn’t know that I’m unbreakable.