I am often feeling disconnected from myself although I have spent much of my life (even as a child) cultivating my self-awareness and consciousness of humanity and the world around me. I feel there are very few people with the same priorities in the world now. It’s not about who you become as a human, but what you are as a commodity.
In my last post, I discussed having confidence. But to be sure of one’s self, we need to know who that “self” is.
Nowadays everyone goes, goes, goes so fast. We grasp at answers without fully understanding the question. Websites, Twitter, Facebook, Blog pages, photo sharing sites; life moves so fast. We get caught up in the hustle and bustle of making ourselves known that we lose sight of who we really are.
The 17th century French author François Duc de La Rochefoucauld said,
“We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves.”
When we don’t have a firm grasp on what makes us unique individuals, our identity; we miss out on opportunities to build productive lives. If we want to live life to the fullest we must understand what it is we seek to get out of it. You must…
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