TGIF! Today’s stay true to yourself Friday is sponsored by the word authentic.
Authentic: not false or copied; genuine; real: an authentic antique.
Let me just say this simply, be yourself. Your real self. Do you know who your real self is? Whether you’re 20, 30, 40, or almost 50 like me, have you reached a point where you’re comfortable in your own skin? Are you demonstrating your true talents? Are you giving the world the authentic you?
Hence why I started my blog. I wanted the real me to expose herself to the world, again. I was authentic as a child. I was authentic as a teen, but then adulthood set in. I had to wear masks and hats. As a result I put some of what made me, ME on a backburner for a few years. Know what, it’s not emotionally satisfying. You can only hold yourself in for so long. Your inner force will push against your physical walls and say “I want OUT!”
One day after a Grey Hair Moment, I looked in the mirror and said, why am I holding ME back?
Be kind, kindness reaps what it sows. An authentic heart is a loving heart.
You are smart… If you are reading this blog post and saying to yourself “I think I am authentic enough” you’re introspective. Introspection is a sign of intelligence. Knowing yourself is the greatest gift you can give to yourself. I count myself as an intelligent human being, despite the scatterbrains.
You are important… As you are. Be you. Be Real. Leave your trail of magic everywhere you go.
We are approaching our midpoint in life, the time is now. Take hold and show the world your authentic self.
Be Fearless my Friends! <3 Miranda