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  • Writer's pictureMaeve Ronan

Here’s Why You Aren’t the Only Awkward One (Even If It Feels Like It)

Updated: Aug 17, 2021

You’re not the only one who is awkward. It might feel like that, but everyone else feels like that too.

When I was a teenager I definitely thought I was the only one who had so many insecurities. Yet after mentoring hundreds of students, it’s become clear that many teens share the same struggles. Turns out, we have a lot more in common than we think.

One of the successful women I interviewed for my new book It’s the Awkwardness for Me: 12 Ways to Make Being a Teen Less Awkward shared that she also felt like this, and even sometimes still does.

Victoria Bauman is a successful life and breath coach who travels all around the world. When I asked her what advice she would give her younger self, she said this: