The world will tell you, “You are not good enough. You are not thin enough. You are not pretty enough” Growing up, I heard, ” You are too dark” or ” You would be pretty if you weren’t so black.” For years, I believed it and let those misconceptions rule my life. I can’t remember exactly when, but one day I had an epiphany and realized that they were misconceptions, the opinions of other people and didn’t apply to me unless I let them. I saw a picture once of a small cat sitting in in front of a mirror and the image staring back at him was that of a mighty lion. The caption below it said, “What matters most if how you see yourself.” How do you see yourself?