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The Conscious Way

Why Are You Trying To Be Someone You’re Not?

Isn’t life too short to leave your authentic self behind?

Photo by Kinga Cichewicz on Unsplash

The society we live in has an amazing ability to pressure us into adapting, performing, and pretending.

We adapt to fit in. We perform to feel comfortable. We pretend to be someone we’re not so that we feel loved, respected, and accepted.




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