As we get older, our tastes change. To stay authentic, we need to keep on our toes, review our habits, and rediscover what we like.
Do you have a personal project you don’t seem to get round to? Here are a couple of self-analysis checklists. See if they help you think through what’s blocking you.
To stay mentally healthy, we may need to review our inner values, and check we are living consistently with them.
Finding the confidence to be authentic is a constant negotiation between your inner self and the outside world, with you as empathic mediator.
Fear makes us hide our true feelings. Through counselling, friendships, or personal exploration, we can encourage our suppressed, authentic inner self to speak again.
Psychologically speaking, what does it mean to ‘find an identity’?