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  • Writer's pictureBrienne Jennings

Shoot Your Shot!

“Brie, just ask the question. The worse they can do is say no.”

“But, Ma… ‘no’ is pretty bad in and of itself.”

“’No’ scares you. That doesn’t make it bad; just not what you want to hear.”

This was one of my mom’s favorite things to say to me. What she didn’t understand was that I absolutely did not have the confidence for thought processes like this. I’ve always struggled with my self-esteem and confidence in my own abilities. Confidence with my skills, my appearance, my weight… you name it, I’ve got feelings about it.