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Jessie J – Who You Are lyrics

I stare at my reflection in the mirror:
"Why am I doing this to myself?"
Losing my mind on a tiny error,
I nearly left the real me on the shelf.
No, no, no, no, no...

Don't lose who you are in the blur of the stars!
Seeing is deceiving, dreaming is believing,
It's okay not to be okay.
Sometimes it's hard to follow your heart.
Tears don't mean you're losing, everybody's bruising,
Just be true to who you are!

Who you are [x11]

Brushing my hair, do I look perfect?
I forgot what to do to fit the mould, yeah!
The more I try the less it's working, yeah
'Cause everything inside me screams
No, no, no, no, no...

Don't lose who you are in the blur of the stars!
Seeing is deceiving, dreaming is believing,
It's okay not to be okay.
Sometimes it's hard to follow your heart.
But tears don't mean you're losing, everybody's bruising,
There's nothing wrong with who you are!

Yes, no's, egos, fake shows, like BOOM,
Just go and leave me alone!
Real talk, real life, good luck, goodnight,
With a smile, that's my home!
That's my home, no...

No, no, no, no, no...
Don't lose who you are in the blur of the stars!
Seeing is deceiving, dreaming is believing,
It's okay not to be okay...
Sometimes it's hard to follow your heart.
Tears don't mean you're losing, everybody's bruising,
Just be true to who you are!
Yeah yeah yeah



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    UnregisteredNov 11, 2014 at 8:35 pm
    To me this song means alot. It is saying don't worry about how you look or how you friends might think you look. Have self esteem,
    Just know that you are beautiful. God made everyone in his own image and likeness. Know who you are because nobody's perfect. Don't try to fix yourself for someone else because you will never ever be happy. Another thing its like you brain is saying do it or he/she will never like you. But every other part of you body is screaming no, no.
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    UnregisteredJul 1, 2012 at 8:24 pm
    "why am i doing this to myself? " when I heard this I originally though maybe its about self harm. Then as the song went I on and I heard the second verse I new it wasnt. "brushing my hair, do I look perfect? I forgot what to do to fit the mould, yeah! The more I try the less it's working, yeah
    'cause everything inside me screams
    no. " when i heard this i thought maybe its about your brain thinking i have to look perfect i have to follow everyone else to fit it, but her heart 'inside' is saying no "be true to who you are".
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    UnregisteredApr 18, 2012 at 11:13 pm
    As a person who suffers from anorexia nervosa, this song means the world to me. It kind of fits exactly how you look in the mirror and your perception is so different. Also with the losing your mind on a single error, for me, its about being a certain way. For example, looks seem so important in today's world, it's easy to forget about being beautiful in other ways. I have completely changed from this bubbly person to a shell. She's saying be everything you wish you could be, because you can and you are beautiful, even though it may not be the conventional beauty. This song just gives me hope one day, somehow, I can come through.
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    UnregisteredApr 14, 2012 at 9:07 am
    This songs to me means do not try to fit into everyone's perception of what they think you should be, who you should be, or what should be doing. Don't let their opinions steer you away from what you really want to and accomplish in life "don't lose yourself in the blur of the stars". There will be hard times but true to who you are as a person and to your dreams. Don't try to fix yourself to satisfy someone because inside you'll never be happy!. Everyone is different as individuals. It's ok not to fit in. That's what makes you interesting and unique.
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    UnregisteredApr 3, 2012 at 9:50 pm
    I find this song really inspirational. To me it means that you should never let anyone bring you down and change who you really are, be yourself, don't worry about what other people think of you. Don't let people tell you what you can and can't do, sometimes when someone puts you down enough you start to believe what they are saying and think they must be telling the truth. Stay strong and believe in yourself, when you can do this everything good will follow! It's okay to be different to other people. In fact I think it would be quite strange if everyone was the same! "there's nothing wrong with who you are"

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