being true to yourself

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My job as a human is to become the best possible version of myself. There is no one better than Marcus to teach me how to do that. When I vent to my husband about people's actions I have seen or read, Marcus gently reminds me, "No one is perfect, Mom."
You are the only one who knows your truth. You know at what pace you like to work. You know how goal setting works best for you.
For all the adolescents walking the hallways of their high schools, do not let a temporary, negative situation, or the unwelcome opinion from peers impact your deeper soul and spirit.
In a few days I will be joining the half-century club. Most of my friends beat me to it, including my husband. My sister was inducted two years ago. My father's been a card carrying member for over 20 years. Yes, I'm turning the big 5 - 0 and I'm excited. My girlfriends already threw me a surprise party but before I officially turn the corner, here's a few things I learned during my decade of being 40.
Staying true to yourself is acknowledging who you are, knowing what your body needs, knowing what you need to thrive and be present and not letting peer pressures make you do things you'll later regret.
What if we started out believing we are acceptable and can best contribute to society first by being our true self? If either we don't know or ignore what we have been given, we disconnect from our source of strength -- our uniqueness.
What does being true to yourself mean? Risk, living outside of others expectations -- let us know how you stay true in the
If rules were made to be broken, why are so many of us so afraid of breaking them?
Will you ever be perfect at honoring your own truth? No, but you can strive for excellence.
Many people are challenged in their ability to be honest when it comes to saying what they really think to others. They are conflicted between what they really think, and their desire to not risk disapproval.
Last week, at a reading in Seattle, WA, a young woman who'd recently graduated from none less than Harvard, raised her hand: