It means refusing to stay around people who don’t.
It means eliminating drama from your life.
It means not settling for less than you deserve.
It means having the willingness to be alone rather than to put up with shoddy treatment.
It means loving yourself enough to know when it’s time to walk away.
It means not caring what others think or say of you.
It means embracing the dislike of a few people who don’t matter anyhow.
It means letting go of toxic people, even if we love them, and not being concerned with the outcome.
It means having the guts to say “no” and saying it without guilt.
It means being nit-picky of the people you let in your life.
It means being a bitch when the situation calls for it.
It means not feeling guilty about putting yourself first and being a little selfish.
It means giving yourself a margin for error- allowing yourself to make mistakes and to learn from them.
It means not being afraid to fail.
It means embracing the good, bad, and downright ugly parts of yourself.
It means being comfortable in your skin.
But most of all, it means freedom! The freedom to be human! And to celebrate yourself!