Tag: Self-worth

The Most Difficult Thing To Be Is Who You Are Not

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The most difficult thing to be is who you are not. Do not go there. It won’t work.

No matter where you are, no matter what is going on in your life, the best thing you can do for yourself is to ALWAYS be comfortable with yourself.

Why? Because you can run away from other people, but you cannot run away from yourself.

You are good enough for yourself. Do not let other people put you down. And do not put yourself down. Leo Buscaglia once said, “The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don’t let them put you in that position.”

And do not put yourself in that position.

Humility Is…

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In their book, The Creativity Cure: A Do-It Yourself Prescription for Happiness, authors Carrie Barron and Alton Barron write,

“Humility is not assuming you know more than you do, or that you are grander than you might be. It is being at peace with the fact that you need to learn some things. …

Humility is about being your True Self, deficiencies included. Humility is acknowledgment of your True Self, admitting who you are and what you do and do not know.” Humility is being comfortable with yourself.

Do not separate yourself from your True Self. No matter what, stand up for yourself. And do not present who you are not. Because you are better than that.