“In hindsight, I realise now that I was scared of failing and I was scared of succeeding, and I just wanted to be in a safe space and not grow too big or be too little. I just wanted to just… stay.”
“One of the things that I’ve worked my way out of doing — and I knew that I needed to — was comparing myself to other people. That… just poisons everything. Your real job in the world is to be you. Comparing myself to other people I think, just hurt me more than anything.”
Aside from Robyn, my favourite artist in the whole world is India.Arie. I love her lyrics and vulnerability. I’ve had her song, I Am Light on repeat all evening and this interview she gave to Oprah struck a chord with me so I had to share it.