How to Tell Yourself The Truth
It's time for all of you to stop believing the lies.
I'm not talking about the lies of social media—I'm talking about the lies that you've allowed to be placed into your life by everything and everyone you hold dear.
Some of us are living lives of falsehood. Some of us are pretending to be other people, hoping desperately from the sidelines for the chance to truly live. If you're going through a situation like the one I just described in any facet of your life, it is extremely important for you to remind yourself who you are.
Let me ask you a question: Who are you?
The world has tried to give you failure. Are you a failure, or can you rise above what the world wants for you? The world has tried to offer you pain. Have you rejected that pain and created peace for yourself, or are you a leaf blowing haphazardly through the wind?
Every day, the world tries to give each one of us attributes. The world does this through the expectations of others, and we end up eventually becoming our insecurities as a result. I want you to ask yourself a serious question: Do you feel like yourself? Or are you less motivated than you once were? Do you think that you're the person you always wanted to be, or are you depressed and uninspired?
Regardless of your answer to the above questions, I am going to point out something crucial. You have already been answering those questions, day by day, minute by minute.
What I mean by that is simply that we all have a choice each and every day—whether or not to take upon the lies the world tries to force upon us.
It's time to stop living like an imposter. It's time to start living your own life, and no one else's. Stop living the life someone else prescribed to you, and find out who you truly are. Don't live a life that's someone else's failed dream, and don't define your identity by other people's wants.
You have to get back to the core of yourself. You have to give back to yourself every day, and truly understand the state of your own mental health. You've got to take a breath and look inward, and really understand your emotional well-being. It isn't easy to understand your thoughts, but you have to get to know your mind.
One key to self-growth is self-awareness.
If you don't know who you are, how can you ever hope to change? If you don't know where you want to be, how can you ever stay motivated to accomplish your goals? It's about time for many of us to confront ourselves. I am going to close this message today by challenging you to have a heart-to-heart with none other than yourself.
It all starts with you.