I know. I need this message more than anyone else.
There is a place for self-evaluation and growth. But when self-awareness turns into self-deprecation, you turn into someone who JUDGES.
Belittling yourself in front of other people makes you UNSAFE and influences others to believe that it is normal and even good to belittle themselves.
I want to see people grow in their positive impact on the world. I want to see an END to slavery in my lifetime. But my voice is counterproductive to the #enditmovement when it is self-deprecating.
So I’m calling all leaders and all activists and all mothers and fathers and older siblings and anyone who has influence over anyone else…