Not a Porcelain Doll

Good Morning Lovelies! ❤

I recently came across a blog called “Not a Porcelain Doll” (NAPD), and I was so moved and empowered by simply the thoughtfulness behind the initiative. It’s a website dedicated to empowering those who have been made to feel less than perfect. You are not meant to be “perfect,” you are not a porcelain doll – you are human and you are beautifully imperfect.

For many of my childhood years, I was heavily bullied. Certain words and experiences can be extremely hard to overcome. I am lucky to have survived, but there have been many who have been bullied into believing they shouldn’t exist and aren’t worth this life – so they either lose their life or they lose their life. That is why websites like NAPD are hugely important. People who are bullied need empowerment and need to know they are not alone. I was lucky enough to be able to contribute to this website, and you can read my empowering post here. I shared one example of an instance when I was bullied, and how I overcame that situation, and I intend to share more of my stories in the days to come. Please check out NAPD and follow their blog, share their message, and even contribute. The more we support the cause, the more of a reach it will have – and it holds the power to help, support, empower, and love those who are hurting.

“To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived – that is to have succeeded.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let’s all spread the message and take part in a movement that may help many stand a little taller, smile a little bigger, and breathe a whole lot easier.