Insecurities are so hard to shake— in fact, they're damn near impossible. So you might as well own them instead. Learning to love the things that make you insecure— the flaws, the uniqueness, the awkwardness— doesn't just make you happier. It makes you un-effing-stoppable.
"There's a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in."
"Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself."
"I found I was more confident when I stopped trying to be somebody else's definition of beautiful and started being my own."
"Shoe me all the party of you that you do not love so I know where to begin."
"Embrace the glorious mess that you are."
"Stay away from people who make you feel like you are hard to love."
"One small crack doesn't mean that you're broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn't fall apart."
"I decided what was peculiar about me is probably what made me successful."
"You are so used to your features, you don't know how beautiful you look to a stranger."
"I wish everyone would just tell each other, 'It's okay. I don't know what I'm f*cking doing either.'"
"Choose, everyday to forgive yourself. You are human, flawed, and most of all worthy of love."
"Humble enough to know that I've got a ton of flaws. But wise enough to know that my heart is pure and my soul is as dope as they come."
"In Japan, broken objects are often repaired with gold. The flaw is seen as a unique piece of the object's history, which adds to its beauty. Consider this when you feel broken."
"You have spent enough time at war with yourself."
"When you do not seek or need approval, you are at your most powerful."
"Don't let insecure thought ruin something amazing."
"The world is gonna judge you no matter what you do, so live your life the way you fucking want to."
"A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure."
"Not one drop of my self-worth depends on your acceptance of me."
"I owe no explanation for my flaws. I don't have to justify my mistakes, my past, or my insecurity. I am growing and learning. Let me live."
"Accept yourself without judgement or comparison."
"It all begins and ends in your mind. What you give power to, has power over you, if you allow it."
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