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Most people tend to visualize themselves as being the same after a decade, mistakenly assuming that the current version of us is our best and last one. We are a work-in-progress with our skills, likes, dislikes change over time, making us completely different from what we think we would be.
There are three main steps that can help us blossom into someone desirable: Distinguishing our various selves, imagining our desired future self, and changing our identity narrative.
The truth is we are never the same person as we were in the past.
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The past, and our understanding of it, is a reflection of our current state of mind.
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Our story, which we are narrating to others, is constantly changing with our new experiences and insights, as our lives go by.
These stories become our identity and certain core memories, or life events of immense sorrow or happiness, stick with us forever.
One can change the story of one’s past including what it meant. New lessons can be learned by revisiting the past in an objective manner, without guilt, remorse or any grudge.
Becoming emotionally and mentally tough makes us face our past with courage, and helps us change the meaning of our often traumatic past.
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