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10 Reasons to Proudly Exclaim “Yes, I’m Weird!”

By on August 24, 2015
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I embrace that I am weird. I didn’t use to. I hated that I was different when I was in Jr. High. I didn’t fit in. They said I was “shy.” Now I know that I am an introvert and that this is a good thing. Introverts are important to the world. Read the first few chapters of “The Highly Sensitive Person” by Elaine N. Aron if you want to know more. It really helped me. Some of the rest did not resonate with me so you have to pick and choose what works for you.

I picked this article because I enjoy being me. You should enjoy being you. No one can do it better. Smile right now and declare to the world that “I am going to be the best me that I can be!” and then do it. Have fun today. Right now.

Enjoy the article.

by James McCrae (finerminds.com by Mindvalley)

High school was hard.

Not so much the classes. The classes, at least at my high school, were a breeze.

The hard part about high school was navigating the social cliques and doing anything possible, including great leaps of effort and imagination, to not, under any circumstances, do or say anything that would constitute the tragic and unshakable label of being weird.

I did my best to………………………………………….(I skipped some)

It’s okay to be weird. Here’s why.

1. There is no such thing as normal.

Everyone is weird and therefore nobody is weird. Personality exists on a spectrum. Some people are loud, others are quiet. Some people are creative, others are analytical.

There is no right or wrong way to be. There is no normal; there is only natural. What is natural to me may not be natural to you.

Don’t worry about being normal.

2. What you think is weird is really your super power.

We all have traits that make us different. The truth is that what makes you different is secretly your superpower.

If it seems weird, you just haven’t learned how to……………………

To read all of the article click here. It’s worth it.