Sometimes we’re just too hard on ourselves.
Whether that’s because of constant pressure from social media or other outside factors, it’s easy to forget how amazing each of us truly are.
Recently, INSIDER asked women to share the compliment that made them feel amazing. Here are a few of the most empowering responses they offered.
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“You’re more like your mother every time I see you.”
“‘You’re more like your mother every time I see you.’ My mother is an amazing, hard-working, beautiful woman, and I aspire to be just like her, so hearing that was just reaffirming that my life is on track.” — Katherine M., 19, Seattle, WA, @kathemijal
“I love when [people] compliment my personality, hair, and style!”
“I love when [people] compliment my personality, hair, and style! Puts me on cloud 9! ☁️✨” — Janée B., 24, Jacksonville, FL, @janeebarbre
“When I walk in the room I make people feel comfortable about themselves.”
“When I walk in the room I make people feel comfortable about themselves.” — Ausha W., 19, Houston, TX, @aushawallace