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Sometimes you find something that is so perfect that there is not much else to say.
This morning I found piece of writings by Chanda Kaushik:

“I have outgrown many things.  I have outgrown relatives who gladly offer criticism but not support.  I have outgrown my need to meet my family’s unrealistic expectations of me.  I have outgrown girls who wear masks and secretly rejoice at my misfortunes.  I have outgrown shrinking myself for boys who are intimidated by my intelligence and outspoken nature.  I have outgrown friends who cannot celebrate my accomplishments.  I have outgrown people who conveniently disappear whenever life gets a little dark.  I have outgrown those who take pleasure in gossiping and spreading negativity.  I have outgrown dull, meaningless conversations that feel forced.  I have outgrown those who don’t take a stand against ignorance and injustice.  I have outgrown trying to please everyone.  I have outgrown society constantly telling me I’m not beautiful, smart or worthy enough.  I have outgrown my tendency to fill my mind with self doubt and insecurity.  I have outgrown trying to find reasons not to love myself.  I have outgrown anything and anyone that does not enrich the essence of my soul.  I have outgrown many things – and I’ve never felt freer.”

Obviously you should change certain sentences to suit your gender and your relationships with others but I honestly believe that every person should read this every day and remind yourselves of how valuable and worthy you really are.

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