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DO: Embrace your “youness”

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Some people seem to have it down pat. They are who they are with no inhibitions. Others don’t come by it as easily. I surely used to be more of the latter type when it came to letting myself just be. I held back and as a result, at times felt like there were few or no people who could understand me. After going through life-changing stages – living in a foreign country, heading off to college, entering the real world – one of the most important things I’ve learned is to not hold back. One of the best way to make friends is to let your colors show – insecurities and all. It gives people something to connect with you over, and something to like about you. It’s not so bad to stick out for being different. A lot of the time, that’s what people like about you. Who likes their best friend because they’re exactly like everybody else? Nobody. You like your best friend because of the stupid jokes they tell you when you’re sad, or the funny way they laugh everytime they’re embarrassed. Defining characteristics and mannerisms are what make you you. Embrace it. Embrace your youness, and travel through this world more comfortable and confident.

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Taylor -November 5, 2011, 12:18PM

I think this post is so relevant to everyone who reads it. I know that I have been thinking about this recently, and I have to remind myself that I am who I am, and everything will work out. The pictures you chose are fantastic also!
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mohamad amine yagoubi -November 5, 2011, 12:23PM

i love you je voue fait une surprise pour ta amitié mohamada amine yagoubi +free people= ami amoures for bider

Boho Diva -November 5, 2011, 12:40PM

Breath taking photos! Absolutely lovely way to start this Saturday morning.

xoxo, Boho Diva
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Nicole -November 5, 2011, 12:55PM

Wow…this spoke to me. I have been thinking this exact thing lately. Thank you for posting this. Very much. :)

Natasha -November 5, 2011, 3:55PM

Beautiful photos and a beautiful message. . . and so true!! Thank you :)

linda -November 6, 2011, 2:57AM

thank you for that post, its a great reminder for us all.

Amanda -November 6, 2011, 6:29PM

I feel like my boyfriend and his friends can keep me from being my self. But you’re right I need to embrace my youness, otherwise I can’t be happy.

Brianna -November 7, 2011, 10:39PM

Great post! Being “you” is a beautiful thing.

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