This is just one more reason why we love Hailee Steinfeld.
Out of the blue Tuesday, the "Love Myself" crooner shared an inspirational message with fans that gave us all types of feels, dishing on how important it is to love the person you are. "I believe in the power of self-love," she wrote on her Tumblr page. "I've learned that one of the biggest struggles people have in life is accepting themselves for who they are. I realized in middle school that it was impossible to make everyone happy. The more I tried to fit in, the more I felt horrible about myself. School is a place we go to learn, not a place we go to try to fit in." Girl. Amen.
"Be yourself. Believe in what you know and not what others say about you," she continued. "Take whatever negative energy is thrown your way and use it to empower yourself. I want you to know that you control your destiny. You control your feelings. Don't let others dictate how you feel about yourself. Don't give them that power. Love yourself!"
And as if that wasn't enough to make us want to give her a high five, Hailee shared a few inspiring quotes that she loves and keeps in her phone, in hopes that it would lift someone else up.
"You must love yourself before you love another. By accepting yourself and fully being what you are, your simple presence can make others happy." — Unknown
"When I love, I love without limitations. But if you betray me, I love myself enough to let go." — Unknown
"Loving yourself...does not mean being self-absorbed or narcissistic, or disregarding others. Rather it means welcoming yourself as the most honored guest in your own heart, a guest worthy of respect, a lovable companion." — Margo Anand
"You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love & affection." — Buddha
She ended her note, "Know that you are loved, Haiz :)." We are so playing "Love Myself" on repeat for the rest of the week.