Self-acceptance is the new kale, and although it’s just as good for you, it’s really uncomfortable. The books and TEDTalks preach mindfulness and compassion, but they gloss over the parts of the process that are more a slap in the face than meditative.
Better conversations. Nice girls may finish last, but we’ve got all your secrets. People trust those who exude warmth. And trust is the ultimate social lubricant. People get into who they really are far quicker with you. You may not want to hear it, but you have to admit, it’s better than small talk.
My business partner and I started a menswear site a little over a year ago. Are we a success? Not yet. Has it been worth it? Hell yes.
“It’s not going to be easy,” he warned me. He was right. But it wasn’t the hardest thing. Walking away was.