One of the most fundamental questions we’ve all asked at some time in our lives is: who am I?
Unfortunately, so often we look on the outside to find the answer and our self definition, instead of within. The problem with this is that life will inevitably change. Then we are back to the same question: who am I?
With changes in our economy, many people have been asking this big question. Some have had to change careers, some have lost homes, and some have found themselves in a desperate financial crisis. If we define ourselves in terms of what we have, our degrees, our social status and how much money we have in the bank, we are not only devastated with transition, we also lose a sense of self.
So how do we discover who we truly are?
In order to discover who we are, we must remove all the layers and the labels of things that we use to define us. This is done by understanding who we are not. We are not our jobs, our education, our marital status, our money, or our lack of money for that matter.
For the mother who defines herself as mom, what happens to her when the child gets older and the relationship changes from hands on nurturing to hands off nurturing? …Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com.
Kim is an international speaker and author of Authentically Me and Word Power: Positive Affirmations for Children.
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