We are living very interesting times.
It seems evident that the easiest thing in this life should be, being ourselves.
If you have born with a particular set of characteristics, gifts, things to learnt and to share with others. Being yourself should come easy and without any effort whatsoever.
But as amazing as it sounds, nowadays it has become one of the hardest things to achieve.
This society is teaching us that being who we are is not enough. We need to have certain requirements in order to fit into today’s perfect model.
Of course, nobody can accomplish such a task, but everybody is doing their best to show others that they can.
The “normal” image of what society considers to be a perfect life is extremely far from it.
We have become experts in “hiding” those things that make us look different, “strange” and out of “normality.”
So, these days we need to re-learn and know ourselves. We need to remember who we are, what we really like and especially, learn to not “fake” our nature.
Media, internet, friends and family are trying to “teach” us what we need to be more “cool”, to get more friends and be among the popular. And the problem is not only that, the real problem is that we allow them to do that to us.
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