Inside I see myself as Gwen Stefani. I’m older than her, not as talented, cool, fierce, or fearless, but still, she has a soft, vulnerable side, too, like we mere mortals. And hey, you can see yourself any way you want in your mind’s eye. I choose to see myself as Gwen Stefani.
I think the rest of the world sees me like this, the mousy nerd I am (not actual pictures of me, but no offense to them, they could be):
Hopefully the outward package and the inward package converge into something like this — fierce, as needed: