I am writing this blog having just watched nineteen-year-old Canadian Bianca Andreescu play Serena Williams in the Women’s finals of the U.S. Open. Ms Andreescu has been, in my mind,
Three things that happened this week have surprisingly converged to inform this blog post. Despite being very different, they provide a message about the importance of living life authentically, not conforming to it.
It is my hope that the reader was negatively provoked by the title of my blog- for the notion of curating oneself is, in my mind, a disturbing thought.
A blog post on Sunday reminded of the implicit and explicit pressures that urge students to curate themselves to be seen as perfect ‘products’ rather than to feel comfortable and confident to be themselves.