I’m Still A Barbie Girl

I was 100% a Barbie girl growing up.

Did it cause me to have a distorted view of beauty and women’s bodies? Maybe?

Did it make me want to be a fashion designer or a member of Barbie and the Rockers? Absolutely.

I adore this Barbie ad which debuted last Fall.

Again, how can we as adults be as confident as our seven-year-old selves?

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This month, I started taking an online course designed for creative entrepreneurs who have perfectionist tendencies. Sound familiar to anyone else?

One assignment was to come up with mini mantras to say to ourselves when our own false beliefs start flaring up.

Today, I share with you mine. I say this now when I feel guilty taking an afternoon off on a work day or I’m holding myself to a relentless, unacheivable standard.

I hope it calms you as it does me.

I Am Enough

 

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