I’ve had some fascinating conversations this week about what gets in the way of creating results and being more authentic more of the time…what does it take to drop the persona and be real?
If we truly want to create results in our lives and connection with others in our work and personal lives, how can our personas deliver that? Time and time again there it is…our trusty persona gets in there first when we are really crying out to be real…to be liked for who we are…be at peace…be connected…be enjoying the journey. We can easily get into portraying ourselves as a human being that looks us, talks like us but does absolutely no justice to who we really are.
This reminds me of reflecting some months ago when I was watching the news on TV, hearing discussions about various different people and what they had ‘done’. Along came all the judgements and evaluations as if there is this perfect human being that everyone should aspire to become. Who knows what that is I thought? Who is this person that ticks all the boxes? Is there an epitome to be reached where we there is no suffering and we are happy, responding perfectly, never making a mistake 100% of the time. Is that even realistic?
This is how our persona behaves. Being presented on auto-pilot as if we have to behave a certain way to not be ‘found out’ or not show that we are human. And there are many personas to choose from…’I’ve got it all sorted’…’poor me, look what’s happened, life’s unfair!’…’I have to put myself aside and help others’…and many more…
What if this is it? This is how it is. There is never going to be a perfect way to be. How about embracing all the challenges as they are and you as you are. How about acknowledging that you are doing your best with what you have – at any given moment.
What would it be like to live a life like that?
‘Life is not a problem to be solved, it’s a mystery and a journey to be lived’
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