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Stop Trying to Fix Yourself. Make Change FOR Yourself Instead.

Spend enough time on this planet, and you’ll notice that everywhere you turn, society is telling you to fix yourself.

Especially around New Year’s, when so many people set resolutions or goals, messages like “this is the year to finally lose weight and love yourself” are ubiquitous.

It. Drives. Me. Crazy.

The implication in that message is that losing weight is the path to loving yourself. You’re only going to love yourself if you lose 5, 10, 50, 150 pounds.

That’s ridiculous. Not to mention completely untrue.

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Choose Passion, Not Anger

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Let me preface this by saying that I’m not out to change the world.  I hardly have my own life figured out, and when I’m struggling to pinpoint what I want to focus my energies on, it’s hard to feel qualified enough to give advice.  But a recent discussion-turned-south caused an idea to bubble up inside me, and I think it’s worth sharing.

Choose passion, not anger.

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