It always feels weird writing a personal piece on my blog, because this is a place where I share my outfits or beauty items. But this little place on the internet is mine and I should be honest with you. I learned from my past to create a lovely future.
Today I wanted to talk to you about being yourself, what does it mean and how do you do that? To me, being yourself is not having to hide who you are or pretending to be someone else. Growing up, I always looked up to my role models, like Miley Cyrus (yes, I loved Hannah Montana when I was 12), Jessie J who taught me to be true to who I am (so cheesy but at the time it got me through quite rough moments) and even Ariana Grande because she was so comfortable and happy all the time.
I went through phases where I thought I knew who I was, but I was pretending to be someone else. I tried so hard to please everyone around me or to fit in somehow. But being you isn’t about fitting in, it’s about finding your own spot. If you don’t feel comfortable or accepted in your current situation, then dare to look around you and widen your horizon. There’s always something else, or someone else, waiting for you.
Dress the way you want to dress, not because someone tells you what to wear or if you feel obliged to wear something you don’t like just because you wouldn’t fit in otherwise. Tell yourself it’s okay not to look amazing all the time. That imperfection on your face or the not-so-skinny stomach that you don’t like, it might sound crazy, but they are yours. They are your imperfections that make you to who you are and walking around with a smile on your face is always better than wasting your days being sad over something you can’t control.
Whatever image they’re creating in the media is fake, the person you see in the mirror is real, so keep it real. But most of all, accept your flaws and accept what you can’t control. Try to focus on the good and say goodbye to what makes you sad, because that means it isn’t worth it.