From the moment we are born, the world around us tells us who we should be. As we grow up, our parents, teachers, and peers shape our understanding of ourselves. As a result, we become far removed from our real ‘I’. We don’t know what it’s like to feel your true self. Do you recognize this? And do you recognize the feeling of having a greater need for authenticity? Then it is important to take a step back and ask ourselves: who am I really? Who do I want to be?
The process of discovering who you are begins with self-reflection. Ask yourself questions like “what makes me happy?” or “what do I value in life?” Think about what you would do if you had no fear. Once you have answers to these questions, start taking steps to become that person. That doesn’t have to mean throwing all your responsibilities overboard; it could just be small changes like reading a book every night before going to bed or going for a walk every morning.
Be kind to yourself during this process. Remember, this isn’t an overnight transformation; it takes time and patience to become the person you want to be. If a certain action doesn’t bring you joy or help you achieve your goals, let it go and try something else. It’s okay if things don’t turn out the way you expect, but keep learning and growing along the way.
As part of becoming your true self, it’s important to make changes both internally and externally. Start by looking at your relationships with other people – do they bring out the best in you? Do you feel loved and supported? If not, maybe it’s time for a change! Surround yourself with people who lift you up instead of bringing you down. Also consider how much time and energy you put into activities such as work or social media – are they helping or hindering your growth? Make sure the activities that take up the most time are worth it in the long run.
Ultimately, discovering who you are is an ongoing journey that requires patience and perseverance. There will be ups and downs along the way, but remember that this journey is ultimately about finding joy in life. You will feel more creative, more authentic and more powerful. Take some time every day for self-reflection and always remain open to new experiences, so that every day brings something new into your life and you get closer to yourself!
Are you ready to discover who you really are? Then the book ‘ Untamed Life’ by author Glennon Doyle is the perfect book for you! This inspiring guide is filled with stories, reflections and lessons that will help you discover your unique purpose and unleash your inner power. “Every woman has the right to be completely herself,” says Glennon Doyle.