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There is one clear urgency in your life that you must never neglect, and that is — you must be yourself. . . . There is nothing you will ever do that is more important than being honest about who you really are. As crazy as it may seem, most of us are not who we think we are; we are someone else's ideas. Two words: cultural conditioning. Our identities are tremendously warped and distorted by yesterday's trauma and tomorrow's expectations. The struggle to excavate your true, authentic self from beneath the mountain of conditioning and ridiculous expectation is the epic struggle of your lifetime. Most people are buried alive in a cultural and familial avalanche from the moment they are born, and are never seen or heard from again. Your number one mission in life is to be who you were intended to be. Nothing is more miserable than living a muted existence of inauthenticity. All pain in life comes from suppressing your true identity. You must begin to understand that this is your life; no one else's! This is your precious, wonderful, unique and brief moment in life! Please, I beg you, to at least be honest with yourself and be who you are. If you can't be who you really are then what is life but an unbearable lie? It is essential that you follow your own idea of passion, even if to others it looks like suffering. Refuse to be coerced. Resist the suppressive pressure to contract and instead expand in defiance. Resist and declare that you are alive; you are you, and you are unmasterable and beautifully broken in a fixed world. @gomcgill . . . #beyourself #knowthyself #courage #freedom #getreal #real #realtalk #truth #speaktruth #bebold #fearless #confident #courage #quote #quotes #you #yourlife #doit #myway #sinatra

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There is one clear urgency in your life that you must never neglect, and that is — you must be yourself.

There is nothing you will ever do that is more important than being honest about who you really are. As crazy as it may seem, most of us are not who we think we are; we are someone else's ideas. Two words: cultural conditioning. Our identities are tremendously warped and distorted by yesterday's trauma and tomorrow's expectations. The struggle to excavate your true, authentic self from beneath the mountain of conditioning and ridiculous expectation is the epic struggle of your lifetime. Most people are buried alive in a cultural and familial avalanche from the moment they are born, and are never seen or heard from again. Your number one mission in life is to be who you were intended to be. Nothing is more miserable than living a muted existence of inauthenticity. All pain in life comes from suppressing your true identity. You must begin to understand that this is your life; no one else's! This is your precious, wonderful, unique and brief moment in life! Please, I beg you, to at least be honest with yourself and be who you are. If you can't be who you really are then what is life but an unbearable lie? It is essential that you follow your own idea of passion, even if to others it looks like suffering. Refuse to be coerced. Resist the suppressive pressure to contract and instead expand in defiance. Resist and declare that you are alive; you are you, and you are unmasterable and beautifully broken in a fixed world. @gomcgill

#beyourself #knowthyself #courage #freedom #getreal #real #realtalk #truth #speaktruth #bebold #fearless #confident #courage #quote #quotes #you #yourlife #doit #myway #sinatra

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Bryant McGill is a human potential thought leader, international bestselling author, activist, and social entrepreneur.

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👏👏👏

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Amen love it

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Ohhh Wowww love this one👏👏👏👏👏

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Yes, we must be ourselves and ourselves within a life true to us in order for it to hold any value or depth. ❤️

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@bryantmcgill were u able to take a look at my message? I could REALLY use your help on this beautiful @mysimplereminders like project I’m working on!!!! 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾❤️❤️❤️

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AMEN

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I love this so true

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setajavor315

@wornoutdad I love what @positivequotesnstuffwithfatima said. I may not have such words of wisdom but I’ll pray for you 🙏

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ME!!!!

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I like this so much 💖 💖 💖 💖 💖 ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

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ananddadson

Perfect words my friend keep going

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kathleen.floyd.77

Thank you Bryant excellent message and advice.

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anchal_tyagi

@kavitaswami009 thought of the day✌️

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amandalynrocks

Deep truth within this💚releasing the facade to truly live vs merely exist

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Amen

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Thank you

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Nice

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@wornoutdad You got this, brother. ✊🏻💝🌈💝✊🏻

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Great pout

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