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Idk if it’s possible to achieve perfection, I think we should strive for self-acceptance🦋

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A portrait of a black woman outside in the sunlight, smiling
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I’m Learning

If it’s not about me and my peace of mind, it can wait

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Black woman holding a cup in her hands with eyes closed, enjoying a calm moment at home.
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I’m Learning

Losing something important to me gave me the strength to move past my trauma

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Black woman looking out the window with a forlorn expression.
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I’m Learning

I come from a rich lineage of Black excellence

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I’m Learning

I spent my journalism career trying to be perfect. Now I’m just trying to be myself.

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Even at the risk of burning, the mouth always seeks the light. —Elizabeth Acevedo, The Poet X

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