“I’m just going to be myself.”“I’m being my own authentic self.”“I can’t help the way I feel.”“I’m following my heart.”“I can manifest my own destiny.”There comes a point when the idea of becoming authentically YOU is overrated. You’ve probably heard these comments come up in conversation when it comes to self-actualization. It’s become a popular concept in this generation in how we live, what decisions we make, and who we want to become. It’s definitely not a bad thing to want to better yourself but it depends on the foundation. Most of the time self-actualization tends to be situational and relies on how we feel or whatever we think.Self-actualization is often packaged with reaching your full potential and there are so many people out there waiting to take advantage of it. Whether it’s a pyramid scheme that targets stay-at-home moms to sell oils, vitamins, or makeup, or self-help books teaching you how to manifest wealth, health, or self-esteem, it’s based on sending positive energy into the universe.
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