Our writers and audience have been stoking the fire of self-love and self-acceptance this past week, so it was no surprise that we were led to a bold statement made by Icelandic beauty queen, Arna Ýr Jónsdóttir.
You will heal yourself at a very deep level because you found the courage to go dark. It will not obliterate you. It will propel you, not only back to the surface but further on up into the stratosphere, where you will fly.
As the torch bearer and hero of your life, it is your duty to journey straight to the pulse of your pain—no matter when or how its arrow pierced your heart, or how long its been passing through your DNA.