Here is to Badassery!


If you are seriously serious about this whole self-love thing, I seriously suggest reading Year of YES, by Shonda Rhimes. She is the creator of Grey’s Anatomy and many other brilliant shows. She made up the word Badassery and then made up the definition (including the William Shakespeare part) and then added it to the dictionary on her computer and as she says, “A word that is in the dictionary is definitely a word.” So as a definite word, I suggest we all start using it. I know I am.


  1. (noun) the practice of knowing one’s own accomplishments and gifts, accepting one’s own accomplishments and gifts and celebrating one’s own accomplishments and gifts; 2. (noun) the practice of living life with swagger : SWAGGER (noun or verb) a state of being that involves loving oneself, waking up “like this” and not giving a crap what anyone else thinks about you. Term first coined by William Shakespeare.