In the past two weeks we’ve broken down some steps to knowing who you are, and explored how to like the self you discovered. Now comes the deceptively challenging task of being who you are.
After we have a handle on knowing ourselves, that is after starting and never stopping the process of asking, listening, testing, changing and accepting, we're ready to take the next leap and learn to like ourselves.
People will try to tell you that overthinking is bad for you, and leads to worry and is a useless exercise which wastes your valuable mental power… And that’s probably true. But ruminating and in-depth processing are also amazing strengths if you just give your brain a little direction.
In this time of curated feeds and personal branding and Facetune and perpetual self-promotion, being genuine and living what we're posting is a value heading toward the endangered species list.
Please don’t let your lofty views of success, the glossy sheen of someone else’s life, or the visions in your head of what you thought life would be keep you from acknowledging when you do something right.
You can get songs unstuck, you can get thoughts unstuck too.
t takes all we have to make this life the very best, most impactful, meaningful and beautiful life we can. There just isn’t any extra to waste on the thoughts of strangers and the judgements of others.
The last three perspectives I’ve shared have been centered around being *on*. This week we’re going to take a break from all these mentally challenging objectives and instead talk about cultivating a mindset of relaxation.
Any venture can be an adventure with the right mindset.