My whole life I have compared myself to others. Wanting what others had. I wanted their longer legs, thicker hair, not gapped teeth, and skinnier body. Basically whatever I could come up with. It wasn’t till I was older that I embraced the things about me that made me different from everyone else. I own the characteristics of my family and now I am pretty proud of what I got. I walk with confidence knowing that no one else is made quite like me. It’s kind of exciting to finally realize how incredibly unique I really am.
The I Am Project :: Our wish is to affirm and inspire the beauty in every woman, to celebrate the uniqueness in each of us, as well as the commonalities that unite us as women. We want to create a space to confront the dark places that come with growth; to witness women being valued for more than their bodies, clothes, or societal projections; to feel inspired by stories and images; and to become more deeply rooted in who we are as women. We want to become a net of resources that will nurture and fortify each other's confidence, and fill women with awareness of the extraordinary beauty that each of us uniquely brings to the world.
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