To the Girls
Don’t worry about who might be stronger than you are. You are strong enough.
Don’t see the world as us vs. them. If you always keep your eyes open for allies, you will find them in the unlikeliest of places.
First impressions aren’t always reliable. Best friends are often people we didn’t expect to get along with so well.
Don’t trust labels. The best parts of who you are can’t be summed up as prep, jock, nerd. You supersede them.
Don’t trust “friends” who want to change you. Trust the ones who laugh at the things you find funny, the ones who see the real you and rejoice.
Do the things you love. Share them with the people you love.
Talk to your mom. Whatever happens, we’re in it together.
Dream big. Explore your dreams. Learn about things. Try new things.
Your heart is big enough for all those you … Continue reading