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Being Yourself Is A Choice

Being Yourself Is A Choice

Pam Thomas discusses how being your authentic self sets the foundation for an amazing, grateful life.

Everyone has different tastes in what they like. That means that you don’t have to be someone you’re not. Be your most authentic, genuine, and loving self, because there is someone (if not many someones) who will love you just as you are.

Discrimination and prejudice: fast tracks to missing out on amazing people and cool learning opportunities. When we are open-hearted and open-minded, we create the potential for some awesome opportunities and amazing relationships.

The brain cannot think positive and negative thoughts at the same time. When fear, anger, stress, or resentment creep in, try copping an attitude of gratitude.

You are amazing just the way you are. There is no need to mold, meld, or squeeze yourself into someone else’s expectations. Being you is more than good enough and certainly more than enough. Anyone who thinks otherwise should take some time to focus on themselves and being who they are rather than trying to change who you are.

We have the power to choose: to choose our words, our actions, our behaviors, and how we wish to show up in the world. What’s even better, when we create awareness, we create even more power to choose, because from awareness comes choice and a stronger sense of self.

Have you ever watched a child explore something new? They explore with such curiosity and wonder. Today, try looking at things as if through a child’s eyes, from a state of curiosity and wonder. You may be surprised what you will learn, notice, or discover because a whole new perspective is just waiting to be had.

In order to gain what we want, we must first be willing to give. If we want more love, then we give love. If we want more abundance, then we share our time and resources. Give unconditionally; give without expectation and attachment to outcome. Just have fun giving and you’ll be surprised at what you’ll receive.Continue reading at

Pam is a self esteem builder, fear squasher, passion purveyor, and change catalyst – aka a certified coach, author, and public speaker.

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11:37AM PDT on Aug 15, 2013

Thank you!

3:21AM PDT on Aug 15, 2013

Thank you :)

1:10AM PDT on Aug 14, 2013

Thank you. Nice.

9:28AM PDT on Aug 13, 2013

"We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be"
(Kurt Vonnegut)

1:25PM PDT on Aug 12, 2013

Thank you for the reminder.:)

10:32AM PDT on Aug 12, 2013

good read thanks

2:23AM PDT on Aug 12, 2013


9:12PM PDT on Aug 11, 2013

Thank you for the excellent post! :)

2:59PM PDT on Aug 11, 2013

At the end of the day you go home, close the door, and have yourself to deal with. Like what you see? If not, adjust restart and see if further work is needed. First responsibility is to yourself ... if you're not good for yourself you won't be good for others.

2:22PM PDT on Aug 11, 2013

I am truly blown away by all the amazing responses. Thank you all so very much! Please keep sharing your thoughts and insights, as that is how we all learn and grow...from one another. Much peace, love and light to you all!!

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I didn't know that it is so simple... : ~ (

I also have a kitty when I sneeze she meows at me and I say thank-you to her!



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