be yourself

Queer Voices
I have a chip on my shoulder the size of Kentucky. Why Kentucky, you ask? Because it’s the state of my birth and the birthplace
Wellness
You are unique. We all are. We are the product of our upbringing, our experiences and our friends and families. We think differently and act independently of everyone else. Then we go to school. Then we go to work.
Teen
Be yourself. Do you really think you're going to find someone with similar interests doing something you don't like to do
Comedy
You are a shiny-haired, altruistic octopus with bodacious bazongas. This will be highly intimidating for the man person, but it is a good test of mettle. If he can't handle it, tell him there are plenty of other amoebas in the sea.
College
Lee's sentiment about being yourself is something everyone should keep in mind. Straining yourself to be somebody you are not creates immense amounts of unneeded stress. This is especially true for college students pursuing their careers.
Queer Voices
I knew I had chosen a safe space in which to experience my grand initiation of wearing unmistakably women's shoes in public, but I wasn't prepared for the feeling of joy that flooded my heart.
Women
Our take: Faced with a challenge? Take a step back and a deep breath. This will help calm your nerves and allow you to find
Wellness
Here are 10 common myths about adulting.
Queer Voices
My courage grew three sizes that day on the subway platform. I'm now less worried about other people's reactions to my trying on women's shoes or testing nude lipsticks. What does any of it really matter? It's my life. I own it.
Women
Knowing who you are also means being aware of your feelings. We need to recognize and be willing to share our emotions if we want a truly intimate relationship. Sharing feelings makes us vulnerable, which can feel risky, especially if we grew up in family that discouraged expressing them or labeled some feelings as right or wrong.
Wellness
This impactful experience became a huge motivator for me to start living as if any day could be my last. We never know how long we will live, so we must make conscious choices each day to live fully and make the most out of each experience we have. Here are ten ways to start living life with no regrets.
Queer Voices
What takes more bravery than the choice to be yourself, to honor your truth, your intuition, over and over again, in the face of circumstances or people or surroundings that would rather you acted like someone else?
Women
I do not fit into the Malibu barbie scene because it is unlikely that I will ever NOT have cellulite or ever poof my lips with injectables -- plus I yawn at the cocktail parties where mega-millionaires are talking about their assets all night long.
Women
If it weren't for us the world would be boring and humorless. So disregard any nasty looks or the "Oh my god! What is that
Parenting
I've paired down my life as much as I can, to the necessities and the priorities, but something remains imbalanced. I'm going to say something that may make you gasp and choke on your coffee -- I have a favorite child.
Wellness
When we put our "good model citizen" mask on, we often act out of integrity and compromise our true nature -- which is a huge price to pay.
Wellness
Deciding that you want to be in charge of your own life is one of the best decisions that can be made. It allows for you to put the well being of yourself first, and forget what it is that everyone else thinks you should be doing.