In everyone’s lifetime they will be told (likely multiple times) that they’re not enough.
Not smart enough, not attractive enough, not successful enough, not feminine enough, not masculine enough, not strong enough, not talented enough, not wealthy enough, not worthy enough.
These messages can come from anyone/anywhere – your parents, your spouse, your colleagues, your siblings, your “friends”, your neighbors, complete strangers, tv shows, advertisements…yourself. Sometimes it feels like you can’t be safe from people telling you who or what you are, let alone your own brain.
Here’s what I think. Continue reading