Late in 2018, after endless conversations with friends, the wonderful women I work with and endless strangers online- I began The Insecure Girls’ Club– a platform on Instagram, that offered a space for women to ’embrace vulnerabilities and empower themselves through wearing their insecurities on their sleeves’- whether that be sharing their stories, listening to others or simply submitting something because it felt like a release.
Conversations began ranging from everything from body image, friendships, workplace politics and comparison- and women around the country, and world began connecting on a level that we all very much share in common. We were having the conversations I’d so privately had with friends, but in a space that made it feel like anyone could talk about these things wherever they were and with whoever they wanted to.
…And, that is where you come in! Over the next few weeks I’ll be asking a series of questions around the topics of insecurity, and would love nothing more than to hear from you and make this book as collaborative, helpful and wide-reaching as it can possibly be. This isn’t a book about me- it’s a book about you. A celebration and hair-flip for the insecurities we all have in common- and a subtle nod to the solidarity we all shall in our insecurities, as well as a peppy pick me up when we really need it.
I really want it to be the resource I had when I was a teenager as well as reflective of the articles, conversations and chats I continue to have now with some of the most brilliant women in my life. To show that insecurities aren’t our weaknesses, but our strengths- and by sharing them we can make the world a little bit smaller.