"Be authentically you, not the carbon copy they're looking for." © Shoshan
BE AUTHENTICALLY YOU, NOT THE CARBON COPY THEY'RE LOOKING FOR
Hey everyone, I know this is going to hit home for a lot of you because guess what, we’ve all been there. We've felt the pressure to conform to society’s expectations, our parents' wishes, or even the judgments of complete strangers. But what if I told you that the real key to a happy, successful life is just being authentically you?
---- WHY DO WE SETTLE FOR BEING COPIES?
It’s easy to fall into the trap of wanting to fit in. From a young age, we are taught to follow the rules, to fit into the system. Nonconformity is often looked at as a negative when in reality, it could be a sign that you’re destined for something greater.
---- THE POWER OF AUTHENTICITY
When you’re authentic, people notice. There’s something irresistibly appealing about someone who is genuinely themselves. And not only does authenticity help you stand out in a crowd, but it also gives you the confidence to face any challenge that comes your way.
---- HOW TO GET STARTED
SELF-ASSESSMENT: Spend time with yourself. Get to know your strengths, weaknesses, passions, and fears.
STOP COMPARING: Your life is unique, not a competition.
FACE YOUR FEARS: Step out of your comfort zone and tackle what scares you; that’s what helps you grow.
Remember, life is too short to be someone you're not. Be authentically you, not the carbon copy they're looking for.
Promise to My Authentic Self
In the mirror, I find myself, I see,
in each reflection, a brand-new chance.
I vow to be me, as genuine as can be,
the real version, my own life's dance.
I won't be a shadow, I won't be an echo,
I won't be a puppet in this grand display.
True to myself is how I choose to go,
I'll be my own sun, my own unique way.
I refuse to be less, I refuse to comply,
to be the carbon copy they're looking for.
I know being real is how I'll touch the sky,
my only promise, to be happy evermore.
In every choice, at each crossroads,
I'll be my best guide, my light in the dark.
I promise myself, as this new day unfolds,
to be the authentic me, my own true mark.
The quote in this image is dedicated to everyone who is searching for their own voice in a world full of noise, to the brave souls who aren't afraid to be who they are, and to those who, despite obstacles and criticisms, persist in the pursuit of their authentic selves. May this phrase serve as a beacon on your journey, illuminating the path to the most original and true version of yourselves: "Be authentically you, not the carbon copy they're looking for." © Shoshan