Living Authentically

Awaken and Breathe

Fake it til you make it.

Is that not just the worst advice anyone could give? It has paved the way for us to forget who we are and morph into beings we are not. It gives us an excuse to make excuses, to forgo accountability and worst of all it agitates the soul. We should all be living with authenticity, which means aligning your personality with your soul. As children we are sponges and absorb the belief systems, behaviors and habits of those we are surrounded by and at some point we realise it doesn’t feel quite right, which could be for a number of reasons:

  • we don’t like who we are, so we mould our personalities and looks to mirror someone more ‘likeable’
  • we have been taught to be someone we are not, by hiding aspects of ourselves especially if we are not considered ‘normal’
  • we are afraid of being judged, or of…

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