You might have noticed that society is all too eager to tell you who you “should” be – putting expectations upon you…
- The people who love and care for you most giving you advice, molding you with best intentions through your upbringing.
- The schooling system and other institutions, that guide you to become the type of person who experiences success, according to the mainstream guidelines.
- Advertisers, corporations, mass media, and social media all throwing messages at you daily that shape an image of what good, successful and happy looks like.
If you're not consciously aware of this, it's easy to get lost in the myriad of expectations and conditioning, advice and support, and forget who you actually are!
The more you tune out the noise of external messaging and stimulation the better. Seek to find quiet moments for reflecting on who you are, what's meaningful to you, what feels good to you, how you want to express yourself and what you want to do…
How to Free Yourself of Social Expectations
Who were you before the world told you who to be?
With love, Bernadette