Tanya Hennessy - Being Myself Is My Greatest Superpower
WHO|November 23, 2020
Tanya Hennessy - Being Myself Is My Greatest Superpower
The incredibly relatable comedian and author gives her take on self-help

She was a stand-out on this year’s I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!, became a bestselling author thanks to her first tome Am I Doing This Right? and was recently one of WHO’s Sexiest People – which you’re probably aware of, if you’re one of the huge numbers of people following her on social media. And Tanya Hennessy isn’t done yet. The 34-year old has penned a second novel, Help Self, getting real as she discusses food, love, friendship, career and mental health.

“Doing nothing and watching TV is really where I excel,” Hennessy tells WHO. “But in order to get more out of my time, I wrote Help Self [while] watching RuPaul’s Drag Race on repeat.” Here, she shares a snippet of the hilarious results…

RELATIONSHIPS (IN A RELATIONSHIP WITH BREAD) OR QUESTIONABLE LIFE CHOICES

Before we get started, there are a few things that are fundamental to any and all the relationships we have throughout our lives. Firstly, it’s important to have a good relationship with yourself. Here are some mantras that I find helpful:

MANTRAS YOU SHOULD SAY TO YOURSELF

• I won’t compare myself to others. Ever.

• There is more than enough to go around – someone else’s success doesn’t diminish mine.

• All I can do is my best.

• No-one can do me like I can do me. Being myself is my greatest superpower.

• Run my own race.

• Be grateful for everything, big, small and in-between.

• I have great hair.

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November 23, 2020