Tag Archives: Be Yourself

Starself – Rick DiClemente – Be Yourself – 9 March 2014

Starself

Be Yourself

 What a glib, over-rated phrase. “The secret is to be yourself…” Socrates, “Of thine own self be true…” We hear this all the time, but are we really sure what this means? Us free-footing Americans think, we’re so free, “of course I’m being myself, who isn’t?”

Think again.

The reason I am bringing this up now is that it couldn’t be more important than now. Continue reading

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Visionkeeper – Be Yourself – 19 July 2013

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Imagine if we spent less energy on what we don’t like about ourselves and feeling envious of others and put our full energies into discovering what makes us unique and so wonderful. We have been well-trained to think the worst about everything it seems, but especially ourselves. Is it any wonder given the continual advertising programming taking place on television? Just about all the ads are giving us the subtle and sometimes not so subtle messages that we are not good enough. Pharmaceutical drugs parade across the tv screen telling us we are depressed and need help, we are too fat and need to lose weight, our houses smell and we smell so we need Febreeze, we need to change our hair color, we need plastic surgery, our health is failing and we need more drugs of all kinds because that is how bad off we are. I mean it is just ridiculous and we need to see what is being done. We are not these things being pounded into our heads. Continue reading