Who I have Become

perfectionist, epic fails, failure, recovering

I used to try and control circumstances and other people in my life.

I used to let people’s opinions of me dictate how I would feel.

I used to not know how to say no.

I used to define my worth with my year-end review in my corporate job.

I used to be afraid of being messy.

I used to worry about what people thought.

I used to live my life within a very small box.

I used to think that I wasn’t funny.

I used to believe that I would never fall in love again.

I used to say “I don’t know how” a lot.

I used to be intimidated hanging out with a lot of women.

I used to be afraid of speaking my truth.

I used to be paralyzing afraid of disappointing anyone.

I used to care a lot about wearing designer clothes.

I used to be perceived as aloof and hard to get to know.

I used to think that I was an extrovert.

I used to be a people pleaser.

I used to spend a lot of time feeling very uncomfortable.

I used to not know myself very well.

What it takes to be seen

A willingness to be very uncomfortable.

A willingness to take risks.

A willingness to speak truth.

A willingness to embody one’s greatness.

A willingness to be misunderstood.

A willingness to pioneer.

A willingness to stand your ground.

A willingness to have faith.

A willingness to let go of things that are not in your best interest.

A willingness to be alone.

A willingness to honor your dreams.

A willingness to be vulnerable.

A willingness to laugh and not take yourself so seriously.

A willingness to piss people off.

A willingness to celebrate every little accomplishment along the way.

A willingness to live with conviction.

A willingness to love unconditionally.

A willingness to detach from outcomes.

Be seen.