Feeling like you don’t fit in? That’s great. You were born to stand out. People are so worried about fitting in that they forget what makes them special. Here I show to be uniquely you and shine bright like a diamond.
Go left when others go right Don’t waste your time worrying about what other people think about you or feeling insecure that you don’t measure up. There is no standard, everybody is good enough. Everyone is dealing with — and focusing on — their own similar feelings of insecurity. Remember that you’re the best at being you, and no one else can do it better.
Find your crew One of the most awesome things about being an individual is that you end up finding other cool people who embrace being different from the rest. It’s great having other outsider friends because not only do you have someone who knows the struggle, you also have friends who are good at a variety of things. You can learn more about the world and different interesting things, which leads us to our next point.
Embrace what makes you stand out Some people draw. Some people dance. Some people sing. You get the idea. And you? Do whatever makes you happy as long as you’re not hurting anyone. You are uniquely you. Celebrate being different, develop your individual talents and you’ll be so much happier.
How boring would the world be if everyone was the same?
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