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Dare to Be Kind
Dare to Be Kind: How Extraordinary Compassion Can Transform Our World | Lizzie Velasquez
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YouTube sensation and celebrated motivational speaker Lizzie Velasquez shows us how we can learn to accept all parts of ourselves and others, and in doing so create a "culture of kindness" and a more compassionate world. Born with a rare genetic condition, Lizzie Velasquez always knew she was different, but it wasn't until she was much older that she understood what that meant to others. At 17 years old, she came across a viral video entitled "World's Ugliest Woman"-only to discover that it featured her. In response, she decided to stand up on behalf of victims everywhere and created one of the web's most popular YouTube channels ever and a TED talk that has drawn tens of millions of viewers. In this daring, revelatory book, Lizzie reveals the hidden forces that give rise to self-doubt, shame, and cruelty, and empowers us to redirect them to unlock empathy and kindness for ourselves and others. She pulls from examples in her own life-such as battles with anxiety and coping with disappointment-to share uplifting insight on how we can overcome obstacles in our path and move forward with greater positivity and the right mental attitude. Brilliantly drawing on Lizzie's wisdom and sentiment, Dare to Be Kind presents the path to acceptance, love, and tolerance, and provides a framework to help us lead confident, resilient lives and, ultimately, forge a radically compassionate world.
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bookish_wookish
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A little Dollar Tree book haul!! 📚

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Bookwm85forever
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Our dryer broke and the new one doesn‘t get delivered until next week. On the bright side I have a book to read and a day off. Happy reading!! #booknerds #booknerd #bookaddiction #bookaddict #happyreading

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I hope to finish both this weekend. Happy Saturday everyone!! #Booknerd #bookworm #bookaddict #bookaddiction

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Christine11
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This is such a great sentiment from @Clwojick , Litsy is the best community I‘ve ever been a part of - there are so many kind, generous people on here - far too many to name ! I love being part of the #LitsyFam 💗
#BeKindMovement #LifeChangingLitsy 💗

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks You are one of the sweetest!!!!! 😘💕❤️ 5y
Christine11 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you ! So are you - you are nothing but kind to everyone here! 😘😘❤️❤️ 5y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Christine11 awww thank you!! I made you a postcard last night online! It has some pics from our trip. I have no idea what it will look like because it‘s the first time I‘ve ever done it!! They are sending it directly to you! Let me know 🤗💕 5y
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Christine11 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks That‘s so sweet of you 😊 I will let you know when I get it ! I really hope the trip was relaxing and fun for you both ! 💜💙💜 (edited) 5y
AmyG So many kind and lovely people here. I am so grateful to have found Litsy. 5y
Clwojick Thanks for reposting! 5y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Christine11 it was so wonderful!!! Thank you!!! 💕💕 5y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @AmyG me too Amy!!! ❤️ 5y
Christine11 @AmyG So am I ! It‘s the best 😊💕 5y
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vkois88
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Thank you for the tag, @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks. We all have bad days, but we all need to remember that being kind and supportive are the most important thing. We are a #LitsyFamily. Please spread the word & love and kindness. We all need it. I don't know who all has been tagged, so I'll just tag a handful of people anyway. @christine11 @cobwebmoth @Tiffy_Reads @GripLitGrl @abbsinwonderland @Avanders @AmyG
#BeKind #BeKindMovement #Repost

Jess7 Yep! With so many choices out there, we should all remember to choose to #BeKind 💙 #BeKindMovement 💙 5y
vkois88 @Jess7 💙💙💙 5y
Christine11 💜😊💜 5y
Avanders 💙💙💙 5y
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TaylorMay
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Day 3 of #HaveCourageBeKind. Today I was kind to myself. Before heading off to day 2 of 6 in a row, I made sure to take some time for myself. Work is nonstop on Friday nights so I got ready early so I could eat a good lunch and pack myself a decent dinner. I'm also sitting here trying to relax a bit before heading into the storm. Wish me luck! #SelfCare

hermyknee Self care is so important! Have a great evening! 5y
[DELETED] 3803335244 I agree self care is important! Such a wonderful thing 💜💜💜 5y
TaylorMay @hermyknee @ForeverNerdy thank you. It seems I'm being tested already. We just had someone leave on lunch and quit and never come back. It's definitely going to be one of *those* nights 😥 I'm here till 1:30 am and I'm already tired at 5:30 5y
TricksyTails 🙌 Truth! 5y
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