The first step to discovering “who are you” is recognizing that you’re in control of your own narrative.
Independence, liberty, and freedom are not the same.
The Founding Fathers of the United States had a clear grasp on our tendency to remain in suffering and our resistance to change.
The most essential freedoms we can receive to aid in our pursuit of happiness don’t need to be legislated by Congress. We can gift them to ourselves and others.
We cannot attain freedom through pursuit or acquisition. Freedom is attained only through letting go. The first step to is to take an honest look and acknowledge what’s in the way.
I stopped checking Facebook for a year, without deleting the app. This is the biggest lesson I learned in my time off of the social network.