Consider getting up every day and putting on a mask to be someone you are not suited to be? For many, this is a familiar story. Understandably, we subscribe to ideologies and beliefs of who we should be because we want to be accepted and appreciated. Yet, this comes at a cost to our self-worth since we must give up an important aspect of ourselves – the authentic self.
In his book “Awaken Your Authentic Self”, author and coach Tony Fahkry explained that it is about reconnecting with the deepest part of your being – the essential self – which knows who you are and how you should live.