1. Listen. Get really good at it. Then do it.

2. There will be times in your life when you will have the choice between being the big fish in the small pond or the small fish in the big pond. Both are equally valuable.

3. Wondering if men just say what is on their mind. Like they just have a thought and feel safe and entitled to just say what they think aloud. In all seriousness. When I think of how often I filter myself or shut down in the company of men because of possible consequences of anger, shame, or violence, I feel sick. And I have a pretty big mouth that I exercise often. But still. It happens more than I would like to admit.

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