Issue 147 - 02 | The Five Keys to Being Fiercely You

By Jackie Huba
Published Nov. 16, 2016 10:00 a.m.
“When was the last time you did something that astounded those around you, that amazed yourself, that was outside of your comfort zone? Has it been a while? Was it in your childhood, or at college? If it was recent, did you need the help of a drink or two to muster up that courage? That’s pretty common. But when was the last time you felt intimidated, insecure, afraid to do something because it might be wrong? Or when was the last time you watched someone else do something bold and you thought, ‘That’s amazing! But I could never do that?’ Unfortunately, that’s pretty common too. Why? Fear. We often hold ourselves back from our true potential because of all kinds of fears—fear of failing, fear of rejection, fear of being laughed at, and even the fear of being our most glorious self.”

About Jackie Huba | Jackie Huba is the author of four books, including the brand new book, Fiercely You: Be Fabulous and Confident by Thinking Like a Drag Queen. The book is a creative, playful approach to the serious problems people face regarding confidence and risk taking. She also translated the book into an unforgettable TEDx talk last year, making TED history with her presentation “Unleash the Power of Your Inner Drag Queen,” which was the first ever TED Talk done by a female drag queen. Find out more about the book, drag workshops and WWDQD? merchandise at

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