Monday, June 18, 2012

Something to Remember Next Time You Hate Yourself

Stealing from my 2009 self to send out this reminder:

I wish I could remember where I read this mantra.

The things that we hate most about ourselves are our secret superpowers.

That thought just keeps RunningRunningRunning through my head. I want to needlepoint a pillow, cross-stitch a frame, spray paint a wall with that saying. Because the things I hate about myself:

Incomprehensible surges of emotion regarding seemingly benign issues
Social eating
Getting what I want when I want it because I know I deserve it

They've just got to be superpowers. I just need to harness them for good (and still for a little evil sometimes). 

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