One of the toughest times to go through in life is when we are in our teens, still in school and don't really have an understanding of what it will be like in the "real world". Everyone is going through their own shit, no one is a fully developed human both physically or mentally, which makes us all do and feel strange things. Grown ups act weird and say weird things that we don't believe and/or understand.
It's so unfair that your entire life is this tiny bubble that only fits the town you live in, the school you go to, friends (if you have any) and family (if you have one). It's unfair, 'cause this bubble makes things feel like the end of the world, when in fact the world is so much bigger than the little bubble you're in.
I can think back to 10 years ago and remember how the smallest things, that no longer matter today, were blown up to insane proportions. I can look back and see all these people who were the most successful, prettiest, most popular etc. and look at them now and just ask myself why we all looked up to them so much.
Somehow it feels like all the bullies and all the mean people from back them are still stuck in their little bubble, being a huge fish in a tiny tiny pond and the rest of us have grown up and entered the real world instead. What pains me is that there are so many children that never get the chance to experience the real world because of what happens in that teenage-bubble...
I know for a fact that as a teenager, a "grown up" (am I a grown up??) telling you that "it gets better" or "it won't matter in five years" doesn't mean anything. It doesn't make your pain hurt less, it doesn't take any pressure off your school work or job. It doesn't make a heartbreak feel like butterflies. But I want to tell you anyway 'cause nothing is more true. This shitty time as a teen will not last forever. There is so much life to live outside of the bubble and every single child deserves to break free and experience it for themselves.
Your dreams are important. YOU are important! I'm not spiritual at all, but I do believe that every single one of us have a purpose. A purpose that we can pick and choose for ourselves, but a purpose nonetheless.
Being different, being a "nerd", being "ugly" seem to be legit reasons for others to pick on you, but trust me. Like I have said in some of my other videos - these bullies are SCARED of being different, and they are scared of all of us that are different or were different when we were younger. Being unique in the bubble might feel terrible and like the worst thing that could ever happen, but in the real world outside of the bubble, being unique is the most fabulous thing you could ever be!
What I'm trying to say is that I know a lot of my followers are going through shit in their lives, for various reasons. We are all unique, we are all special and we are all needed in this world. I wish I could clone myself, go to every school across the world and befriend every lonely, bullied person out there 'cause THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH YOU. The people who have real issues are those who deliberately HURT others to strengthen their own position in the stupid bubble. These are the people who deserve to feel what you are feeling, you deserve to be happy and feel loved and follow your dreams.
Sadly I can't be friends will all of you guys, but if you are reading this, I hope you will consider joining my Facebook group 'cause we are all friends there. We support each other, despite not being physically close... So if you ever need a friend, we're all here: KAT'S KOMPISAR.
And if you want a little pep-talk, I made this video a while back that might help just a little.