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You may have 'Main Character Syndrome', but here's how to make space for others

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If you haven't been living under a social media rock for the past year or so, you've likely encountered 'Main Character Syndrome' content on your trending pages. The concept, popularised on TikTok, promotes the power of romanticising your life and going about your days as if you are the star of your own show. 

The intention is to foster self-love, pursue your passions, and find beauty and comfort in your journey, regardless of the phase or situation you're in. Main character syndrome makes you feel as though your experiences are unique and your life is an Academy Award-worthy coming-of-age film. 

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