That's why, when we came across Ann Friedman's revelatory and inspiring article in The Cut, we instantly wanted to share it with you. Friedman offers up the most practical and profound solution to lady hatin': The Shine Theory. In essence, the theory champions the idea that befriending the intimidating girl and surrounding ourselves with powerful women actually makes us better. It's an "I don't shine if you don't shine" mentality, and it's pretty bad-ass.
The article itself is truthful, uplifting and comes from a place in which every woman can identify. And, it makes sense: "Being your best self and helping your friends do the same" sounds way more productive than the alternative. Shine on. (The Cut)
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