Dear brave one,
There are going to be people who want you to shrink into yourself and hide away the best parts of you. The world likes to strip away our confidence and leave us bare to the brambles and dirt of everyday life--they snag at your skin, tearing open every flaw. There's a spotlight that shines on you to illuminate all the curves and imperfections you've learned to hate. I know it's hard to avoid the messages shouted at you from every corner: you are not enough. I know. It's not your fault. You are existing in a culture that wants to drag you down, and I am sorry. So many women across the world and throughout time continue to work tirelessly to change that: to tell you, once and for all, you are enough. And you can succeed. And you are enough.
Do you believe those words? Let me say them again. Feel them to the very core of your being.
I love you. xoxo.