Some days I just do the next thing and the next and the next without ever thinking about how I want to be present in the doing. I don’t show up as myself, I just show up as a generic mom-person.
She’s useful, but she’s not really me. (The real me is less productive but more fun. Usually.)
But we all want to feel like our true selves. We all want to be seen and known, don’t we?
And yet it’s bizarrely easy to lose touch with our selves. That’s what I’m writing about at No Sidebar today. Join me?
In her book, Presence, Amy Cuddy writes that this is the path toward comfortably expressing your true thoughts, feelings, values, and potential. When you know who you are, you can really show up for your life. You can relax into being your boldest, most grounded self. (Hello, life goals.)