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MADE TO LEAD me when I took an oath of the self-love jour- ney—that means actively going for self-love. I research self-love the way I do contacts. I do the exact same level of work. I listen to my intuition and I listen to my gut. If I was having a [moment] of having low self-esteem at that time or I don’t have confidence or I’m just not feeling good about whatever I’m about to do, I literally will type those things into Google. How to gain more confidence. How to feel better about a meeting. How to pitch better. Those things were all in one for me, so the moment I actually started to do that, it allowed me to truly be the artist entrepreneur that I consider myself. MADE: Was there a defining moment that made you realize that you really needed to focus on self-care? AL: It was a mix of things. I can think of one particular story. I remember looking through some photos with my mom of myself for some promo shots and not liking any of them. And, not because they weren’t good, but because I couldn’t see any good in it. I could not see anything that I liked and it felt concerning. It was that moment where you’re like, “I’m really having a hard time looking at an image of myself,” and seeing anything that I genuinely want others to see. It made me realize that maybe something was wrong. The thing that was stopping me the most was my lack of confidence my abilities and who I was and who I was growing in to be. I just took a good half of a year to just focus on building myself up. And doing it in an approach that I’ve never done in the past. In terms of growth, I think we can easily start to do the sa ѡٕȁٕ)ѥɕЁɕձи$)ɵѥ́ɔЁݡЁȁ)݅́ɕѥ͕ٔЁ݅́ɽи%)݅́эѡ͔$݅́)Ёɕ͕ɍݡЁѡ)́ݡЁЁЁ܁)ɽٕѡЁ)ѥمѥ́Ёɽɽͥ)ѡѕ̰ѽ̰役$ѡ՝Ё݅́)Ёͽ$ѡ՝аq]ܰ܁)ѡ䁝Ёѡɔ]Ёѡ䁑tѡ)݅́Ёݽɬ)5́ɕѥٔɕɕȰݡЁ)́ٔԁٕɍݡɅѥ)͕ٔ)0'eٕٔɍѡٕɅ)饹ȁٕȵɥѥե䁽ݸݽɬѼ)ѡЁݡɔ'e͕)ɕ͔и$ɕ锁ѡЁЁٕѡ)͕́Ѽəиݡ)ͽѡͽѥ́ԁЁٔѼ)ɕ͔и$Ёѡѥݡɔ)ͥѥѡ͍ɥЁȁͥѥхѥ)eQՉȁЁ݅ѥչѥѡ)չѡ́ݕͥєӊéq]ӊéѡ)t$Ȱq]ӊéЁɥЁи%ӊe)Ёɕ今t)$ɕ锁ѡЁЁ݅́ȁѡ́ݕɐ)݅ѥхͼЁѥ)ѡЁ͕ЁѡᅍЁͅ)ѥQӊéݡɔ$ѡѡȁ́)$ЁٕȁѡЁɑ$͕ٔ)́$ٔѼ͡܁ͽ䁅$ͼ)ٔѼͽѡ$ЁٔѼɕ͔)и$Ёɸ́$Qɔɔͽ)ɽ́ѡЁٔѼЁѼѡݽɱ)ԁѼɸݡЁ́ЁݥѠЁȁ܁)́ѼɽٔeԁeЁЁѼ)ٕѡȁѥиMɔ͕ٔ)Ёٕȁѡи)5eԁ͕Ѽٕ䁍хݥѠ)ݡԁɔݡɔԁɔ!܁)ѱݥѠ͕)0'eѥݽɭи$ٔѥ)ݡɔ'eٕ䁡ɐ͕ȁ$eЁٔ)ѡ́ѼͅѼ͕ЁѡЁ͕)ɔ͕́݅ɔMٕѡ͔)ѥ́ݡ׊eɔݸԁٔѼͼ)Ѽٔѡ́ݕɐе䁕ɤ)ݡɔԁɕ锰ɥЁ܁'e)ٕ䁑ݸIЁ܁'eٕ䁹ѥٔ)ѡ́́ЁɵQ́́ЁѡՔ)хєݡЁѡ́ɗQ䁵́)ɕݹȁɥЁܸ)ݔѡ͔ѡ͔́ӊe)ЁЁѡյɥЁѡ)͕݅ɕ́́ԁѼЁ)ЁѼͅ䰁$Ё䁽ȁ$Ёѡ(ѕ́Ѽݸȁ͕аЁѽȴ)ɽ܁ȁA4$eЁЁѼѡЁ݅)$ٔѼٔ݅ɐ$ٔѼݡѕٕ)Ё́'eɕ䁹ѥٔи5䁅݅ɔ)́́ѡЁЁȁ'eѼ)ȁԁѡ'eѱݥѠ͕$ѡ)͕݅ɕ́ѡЁ́Ѽɕ)ѡЁ$͡ձɔѱѡи)5e׊eɔݸȁȃqM1ٔ)Mɑt٥́eQՉݡݔٔ)͔ѡɕ䁑́Ѽ)Ё̸͕ٕ]Ёɔͽȁ͕ɔ))饹(