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Support.


With International Womens Day just passed I wanted to take this time to talk a little about support. Support (verb) according to www.oxforddictionaires.com: 2.2 - "Give approval, comfort, or encouragement to"; 2.3 - "Be actively interested in and concerned for the success of". Very often women are criticized of doing the very opposite. We have become known for judging, tearing down and sometimes downright hating each other for whatever reason.

I'm not here saying we all gotta get along. While ideal, that's unrealistic. We have different belief systems, ethics, likes and dislikes but what we should all have in common is a mutual humane respect. "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you" and all that. Which leads me back to support. I implore you to encourage one another. Many of us are trying to eek our way to success against some odds. Many times a simple positive word could improve someone's day immensely. It could literally save a life.

This could totally turn into a rant about big beauty companies preying on women's insecurities, people who only know what support is when they have a venture, people who seemingly believe they can spend your money but you can't spend theirs, etc. etc. but I'm sure we all have examples of what not to do.

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“Was it you or I who stumbled first? It does not matter. The one of us who finds the strength to get up first, must help the other.”
― Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

“I want to be around people that do things. I don’t want to be around people anymore that judge or talk about what people do. I want to be around people that dream and support and do things.”
― Amy Poehler.

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