Was there ever a time when you thought you had to do more just to get noticed? You’d put on antics, pretend to be someone you’re not, and self praise one too many times when all you had to do was just be yourself.
I recently saw a scene in the show Glee that really emphasized how important it is to be yourself. It begins just after the Glee cast performed an obnoxious hair waving routine for the opposing team. The scene reminds me that simplicity, accompanied by genuineness triumphs always.
This site won’t be all things to all people. If it was, we’d lose our authenticity. You’d be surprised how much backlash I get just for writing a post intended to help others. Some people get especially nasty when it comes to investing. They seem to think that their way is the only way, and that every other way is wrong. Sigh.
Forget About Everyone Else. Just Be Yourself!
People are complex. And over the years I’ve discovered that the people who lash out the most are the most insecure. In addition, they tend to be the most unhappy and are suffering with mental or medical demons. I think they struggle the most with being happy with who they are.
If you want to get far in life, you need a positive mindset. And you have to be true to yourself in the process. But, please be civil! It’s okay to have differing opinions and beliefs. Just be gracious, respectful, and courteous of others.
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Readers, ever catch yourself doing something that wasn’t you? Why do you think you were doing that unusual thing, and why is it so hard to just be ourselves sometimes?
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