Sure, we can’t all be blessed with singing and songwriting talent bundled into a willowy, model-like 5’9” frame, but there are things every young woman can do to be more like Taylor Swift, InStyle’s cover girl for its November issue, available on newsstands and for digital download now. Consider…

She just kind of looked at me and she supports me, never judges me for anything. She’s like well Selena, if you’re the smartest person in the room, I think you’re gonna be in the wrong room. She thinks I should surround myself and I agree with her, with people that are gonna make me better, that are going to challenge me, motivate me. It just stuck with me so I just constantly repeat that to myself now and I want to surround myself with those kind of people.
Selena Gomez on her advice from Taylor Swift (x)

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