“If you celebrate your differences, the world will, too. It believes exactly what you tell it-through the words you use to describe yourself, the actions you take to care for yourself, and the choices you make to express yourself. Tell the world you are a one-of-a kind creation who came here to experience wonder and spread joy. Expect to be accommodated.” – Victoria Moran
Let’s talk about releasing fear to walk in our authenticity. I believe we are all unique beings. Sometimes, we wear a mask to shield our interests, opinions, hobbies, etc., from others, because it’s not mainstream, or it’s too different from what other people are doing. When we hide a part of our identity because of the unknown reaction or perception of others, we do ourselves and others a disservice.
Currently, there is so much darkness and harshness in the world. It’s quite likely that your differences are what a segment of the population needs right now. Your unveiling to reveal your true self could be the beam of light that represents hope for others that are also not living in alignment with who they really are or what has meaning to them. If you feel lost and don’t know what you enjoy, then it’s time to start exploring. Try different hobbies, take community classes, join social club, volunteer etc. The possibilities are endless. When you finally find that perfect match, then proclaim it proudly.
"When the body forces you to STOP, it's saying, hey buddy, you've gone too far." - Jacqueline Escolme
I'm guilty as charged. Throughout the years, I’ve made it a practice to accept more commitments than I could reasonably handle. Does this sound familiar to anyone? Even with church, family, work, exercise, etc., I sometimes obligate myself to do more than I should.
"Never take life for granted. Savor every sunrise, because no one is promised tomorrow...or even the rest of today." - Eleanor Brown.
We live each day believing we will have a predictable routine. We sleep, wake up, eat throughout the day, attend school or work, drive our kids to their after school activities, go home,...