Relax and just be

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”

~Oscar Wilde

“When we are at peace with our own nature we never need to pretend to be more or less than we are. Self-righteousness is an expression of inner uncertainty. Arrogance expresses a fear of inadequacy. When confronted with our inabilities, we can either learn something new about ourselves, or we can deny, distort, and pretend. We are pieces in a jigsaw puzzle. We fit perfectly, exactly as we are, into the space that has been prepared for us. Any smaller or any larger space will not do. The picture of life would not be complete if any one of us were different than we are at this time, in this moment. It is a peculiar perfection.”
~Ann Mortifee, In Love With The Mystery

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Uniquely you

“The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself.”

~Lao Tzu

“Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.”

~Brené Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection