Mantras The Rest of Us

I have spent my life as a woman shrinking, diminishing, and making myself fit- body, soul, and spirit.


How dare I make others uncomfortable with my ideas! With my body! With my power!


When you spend your childhood trying not to make anyone mad at you while at the same time making yourself into a a whole person - it becomes exhausting trying to figure out who you were ever supposed to be in the first place and not who society turned you into.


I have spent the last 30 years working myself into the person I was hiding from the world in childhood. The person who if given room and permission to be fully and unapologetically me wouldn't have had to go into hiding in the first place.


Sometimes it's hard to not make myself small and palatable.

It's hard to fight the urge to not take up space.

Today was one of those days.


I’m telling you this for the sole reason - to remind you if you see yourself in anything I've said


YOU ARE NOT ALONE!


Love,


Angie