Ralph Waldo Emerson made a profound statement on individuality with his quote, “Envy is ignorance, Imitation is suicide.”
When you want to have what other people have, or wish to be like other people, you lose the bits of yourself that make you, you.
But what about the parts of you that you would like to improve, and the qualities of other people you admire? What’s wrong with having a road map or role model?
Nothing is wrong with working on yourself. In fact, the idea of being yourself sort of implies that you’re A-Ok with who you are. What about when we’re not our best? Continue reading