Often, the traits we consider “weird” about ourselves are actually just “unique.” Your weirdness can be a gift to those around you.
In this worksheet, you’ll briefly engage with negative feelings about yourself, in order to uncover a positive perspective you just didn’t notice before.
Who can this worksheet help, and how?
This worksheet is good for people who have experienced:
- Social anxiety
- Identity struggles
- Feeling broken
“Unique vs. Weird: one of many questions of perception. One represents value and the other a lack of such. Which one are you going to accept? Which one are you going to call yourself?” – @nuatwhodis
“Weird is wonderful. And it’s bankable too. You know who’s weird? Astronauts. Saints. Nobel Prize winners. Scientists. People with hobbies you’ve never heard of or are afraid to try. People who speak their minds. People with both problems and (gasp) solutions. People who are (enviably) not like you. Being weird means being noticeably different. It means being or doing something that makes other people stare, or laugh, applaud, or boo. And it’s something we all need to cultivate.” – Jessica Hagy
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