Today is my 30th birthday! Every year, for my b-day, I’ve been republishing a version of the below post. It’s become sort of a tradition around here. In it, I share what I’ve learned about body image and life in my years on this earth thus far. Oh, why 32? Two lessons for good luck!
1. Forget about being clever or cool. Just strive to be you. In all your amazing & unique glory. (Pretending has never worked for me. Trust me, I’ve tried. But I just end up feeling and looking really awkward. And then there’s the matter of life being too short.)