"No, that's their problem," Shirley laughs. "I try to make [myself] simply understood. I do know that's my task."
Watch Shirley explain how the idea for I'm Over All That came about
What Shirley has learned throughout her life is to be yourself and surrender to what is. She says, "If you're comfortable with yourself—which everyone can get to, to some extent—that's when you start getting into who is your real self."
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