“Self-love is truly one of the best gifts I could have given to myself. When I recognized how beautiful I was inside and out and recognized that the validation I craved for so long had to come from myself and not from others, I finally found peace in my life. I had been searching for love, acceptance and peace in all of the wrong places. When I finally sought it within myself, and stopped expecting myself to be perfect, my whole life changed. “
In our interview with It’s Just My OCD’s Morgan Boerup, the blogger and podcaster shared her experience with mental illness and her devotion to fighting the stigma around mental health.
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