Weekly words of wisdom
“I think the most important thing in life is self-love, because if you don’t have self-love, and respect for everything about your own body, your own soul, your own capsule, then how can you have an authentic relationship with anyone else?”
This week’s quote is Shailene Woodley. Shailene Woodley starred in The Secret Life of the American Teenager, The Spectacular Now, Divergent and The Fault in Our Stars. Woodley was born in Simi Valley, California. At the age of 15, Woodley’s parents divorced and she was diagnosed with scoliosis. Shailene Woodley was but in a chest-to-hip brace. Before starring in The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Woodley thought about pursuing a career as an interior designer at New York University.
This quote was chosen this week to show that self confidence is important. Without self confidence there is no way anyone could allow another person to love them. It is important to love yourself because only then can one love another. Everybody has something that they want to change about themselves but everyone should accept their flaws and learn to love them. Imperfections make us who we are. Shailene Woodley, a rising star, had to learn to love herself. Imagine all the hate that she receives from the millions of people who watch her shows and movies. Woodley realized that their opinions should not make her hate herself but love herself despite the flaws society points out.
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