For a long time, I've been disgusted with the expectations that girls are expected to live up to. I tried to, for some time. I tried to cut out sweet food, I tried to adore boy bands, I tried to act like the other girls. But I was just making myself depressed. That's why now I speak my mind and say what I want. I don't want to be blatantly composed into a brain dead zombie who's only worry is whether her lipstick clashes with her hair. I want to be me.
However, if girls want to be like that, that's fine. While I don't want to be like that it's not my worry what others do with their lives. What I am worried about is girls like the old me-girls who are trying so hard to be perfect they're just considered try hards. Girls worry about their weight because of the size 1 girls in the newspaper. Girls feel that their skin isn't perfect because a TV show told them that. Don't worry about pimples and puppy fat. It's just a stage that you are going through and will eventually come out of.
Girls don't need to feel like they're not perfect. We are. But perfection isn't worrying about the amount of spots you have. As someone who
The only thing you can really do is just be yourself. Don't wear makeup if you don't want to. Don't love One Direction if you secretly hate them. Don't wear clothes that if you were being truthful to yourself they'd be worn over your dead body. Being yourself is the most powerful tool you may have.