We spend so much time criticizing our flaws that we have forgotten how to focus on who we really are and what makes us truly awesome. We are unique, wonderful creatures and it's time we start believing it. While most of us may struggle writing down things we love about ourselves, the task is incredibly easy for our friends.
Much of my life has centered on finding a new way to live. Even in childhood I was looking for a different path, a way to escape a life that felt cold and unaccepting. Those early experiences were profound in forming the adult I grew to be, and I still struggle with overcoming long-ago lessons learned.