40 days until 40 #20

3 min readMay 6, 2022

Seeing yourself through another’s eyes is how you first learn to see yourself

Photo by Terje Sollie: https://www.pexels.com/photo/brown-wooden-framed-mirror-lot-near-wall-298857/

When growing confidence and self-esteem as an adult in recovery from a shitty childhood, the moments of self-discovery and glimpses of self-being-okay seem to come from allowing others’ perspectives of you to get through the clouds of negative self-talk.


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