There are strong correlations between the way we identify ourselves to the people around us and the…
Zane Witherspoon

Interesting thoughts — I’ve definitely been changed by my name! Likely, mostly in the “flippant” direction.. it’s hard to separate out other factors, including my other major change which happened at the same time, changing jobs.

I’m not sure changing one’s name is an advisable strategy in general, but I do think there are other ways that we can positively self-identify in new ways!