July 11, 2017
“Allow your mind to get down to the very essence of who you are as a person. Take away the cars, clothes, money, and job title. Look past the opinions of others, the status quo, and what the world thinks you should do. Chasing all of the material and social validation will only bring you stress and self-consciousness. When you can muster the courage to peel back everything that has nothing to do with you, you will inevitably find yourself.
In some ways, the most difficult part of pursuing your dreams is not only figuring out where the starting line is, but also which one to pick. You cannot start chasing your dreams until you know who you are, what you want, and where you want to go; and the walk to the starting line begins with an honest dissection of your consciousness. The more you can comprehend everything that makes you tick, the more the distractions of the outside world begin to drown out.
Self-consciousness is the result of a lack of self-reflection, so instead of being self-conscious, find