How to Stop Faking It: 5 Ways to Be Yourself by Silvia Mordini


It’s a common question when meeting someone—“What do you do?”

This was easy to answer when I had a regular corporate gig as a director. But now, when I respond with “I teach yoga,” I’m often met with confusion and occasional discomfort.

So people ask me the same question again in case I didn’t get it the first time.

The interesting thing is that as a yoga instructor, what I do is also very much aligned with who I am. To be honest, it took me most of my adult life to grow up and allow myself to be who I really am. Before then, I was mostly just pretending to be what everyone else wanted me to be.

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” – e. e. cummings
Give yourself permission to be authentic.

While Lao Tzu’s sage advice, “Be simply yourself and don’t

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