15 Jul How to Define Who You Are
Many of the world’s dilemmas call to answer a question that philosophers have been asking for millennia: ‘What does it mean to be human?’
Our Perceptions of Ourselves Change Over Time
- Some people define themselves by their roles and world responsibilities.
- Some people define themselves by their faith, gender or sexual orientation.
- Some people define themselves by their skills, talents, abilities and competencies.
- Some people define themselves by their ideologies, religion or political stance.
You Are Not Set in Stone
“You can only lose something that you have, but you cannot lose something that you are.”– Eckhart Tolle
For your reflection: In what ways might you have historically undermined or restricted yourself through how you have defined yourself? What new knowledge would allow you to see yourself differently?