398: How to be yourself, 100% of the time

Is it possible to be yourself 100% of the time? We chat about this question in today’s episode. We also provide actionable steps to help you feel more connected to your authentic self.

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This is what we spoke about during the episode

  • We don’t have to show and share 100% of ourselves, but it’s important that we are being ourselves and we just choose the amounts that we show.
  • Have moments of self-reflection to understand who you are as a person.
  • Our devices are big fat distractions that make us feel disconnected, so it’s good to have social media-free days.
  • Check in with your values and what’s important to you.
  • Self-acceptance is embracing our uniqueness. It’s realising that we are enough exactly as we are.
  • Confidence is the ability to be yourself in a room and then walk into another room and be yourself once again.
  • Practising positive self-talk builds inner confidence.
  • Avoid comparisons, both with others and with your past self. Release expectations that you should look, be and achieve in a certain way.
  • Develop mindfulness through Yoga and Meditation to help you stay present and aware of what is going on.
  • Surround yourself with a supportive network of friends and seek feedback when you need it.
  • Learning helps add dimension to your true self.
  • Set boundaries and learn to say no when something doesn’t align with your values or goals.
  • Be patient and kind to yourself.

Maybe there was one action step that stood out that you can now go and implement. Let us know. We’d love to hear from you!

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Always merrymaking,
Emma + Carla

P.s if you ever need further help or guidance please contact Lifeline or Beyond Blue. Asking for help is pure courage.

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