Be You, Not Them

Be your best in where you are and practice self-love and self-compassion

Being ourselves is not an overnight job. I think it’s a difficult skill to master for many people in today’s world. But with practice and persistence, you can be you. And your authenticity can open doors for you to solve some of your problems. Start today to practice being yourself with you, your family, and your friends. Good practice makes perfect.

Be who you are,
You are one of a kind.
You own your fingerprints.
Trust, love, and respect yourself.
Choose to be yourself.
Practice self-compassion

Be who you are,
Get to know yourself as
you know your favorite celebrity.
Talk to yourself
as you would talk
to your best friend.

Be who you are,
Take yourself to a restaurant
as you would do to a VIP.
Smile to yourself as you
would smile to a baby.
Choose to be yourself.

Be who you are,
Choose not to change
when you are dating.
Your date will like more
Respect yourself
Be who you are

Be who you are,
Release others to be themselves
Love yourself
Respect yourself
Honor yourself
Practice self-compassion.

“Practicing self-love means learning how to trust ourselves, to treat ourselves with respect, and to be kind and affectionate toward ourselves.” Brene Brown


Bassey is a lifestyle consultant and a health/recovery coach. She has two decades of mental health and addiction recovery experience, holds NYS social work license, and is currently in private practice. She enjoys organizing and writing.

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