“Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are.” – Brené Brown
One of my favorite qualities in children is their ability to have zero self-consciousness.
They speak the truth, they want what they want when they want it, and they make no apologies for who they are.
On the flip side of the coin, sometimes their lack of awareness can lead them to say inappropriate comments, but even when this happens, they can get away with it because their innocence makes it humorous.
The same rings true for grumpy elderly people that have no filter. It generally comes across as charming that they care less what others think about them.
I have hope that I’ll end up as one of those firecracker old ladies, but for now, I’m still a work in progress when it comes to letting go of what others think of me.Continue Reading