Do You Have A Problem Being Different?


Don’t suppress your uniqueness to be liked or accepted by others. When you do, you are killing a part of you that is real – that is uniquely you. You must embrace being different.

If you have a problem being different, you are going to have a problem being your authentic self. On the other hand, if you find that you are different, don’t change. As a matter of fact, why should anyone get up every day working on changing their authenticity, their uniqueness to a fake version of someone else just to fit in or be accepted? That’s crazy, but you see it every day. I believe if they can’t accept you for you, that association is simply not a good one for you. There is no reason to suppress what makes you – you.  Accept your difference, celebrate your difference and live your difference. Life is too short for you to be spending any portion of it trying to be like someone else. Be yourself, meaning, act in a way that reflects your true self!

“Honor your calling. Everyone has one.Trust your heart and success will come to you.” Oprah Winfrey. 

Being yourself means doing what you love to do because you like it. So if you are a painter and you love painting – paint. So what if all your friends or family say that you should be a chef instead of painting because they think you will get a better opportunity. Living by the desires of others will only make you unhappy in the long run. You always have the choice of choosing to be different and doing what you love. Don’t change to be accepted by those who think you should do what they think is best for you. You have to be comfortable and confident in making your own decisions. Once you become comfortable with expressing your uniqueness, you’ll realize that people will like you for you.

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2 responses to “Do You Have A Problem Being Different?

  1. It would seem that in our youth we strive to be like others for the sake of social acceptance yet I have always had a sense of being unique, as we all are. Perhaps my greatest expectation of myself has always been to embrace that which differentiates me from others, to hear my inner voice which guides me down a chosen path for which every new day brings further exploration and discovery.

    I would not find life in living were it not for the comfort of my own skin. Our identity is singular by convention…our difference makes us recognizable and memorable. Were we mere clones what a banal existence on this blessed earth would we be.

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