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Water on leaves in Karmiel — Mihail Ribkin

the other day I was scrolling through Instagram and I came across a post by Ezinne Zara (@orangewriter) where she said “you cannot cater to everyone’s expectations of you. Stop trying. You will not always be liked. You are not here to be like”. and that resonated so much with me. it got me thinking about how we wired to easily be able to conform from a very young age.

ps: conformity isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

as kids, we are taught that we need to speak or act a certain way or else people will think we’re weird. and…

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