What is freedom?
Freedom is something where you would have the right to do just about whatever you like from speaking your mind to choosing what you want to do in the future. Of course most of us love freedom just being able to choose certain things in your everyday life is classed as freedom.
Following your own road
Every person has the right to be who they are but sometimes things such as pressure to follow somebody else can stop you from being free. I am not saying that if you look up to someone and follow them that it's a bad thing but you may be following this person without knowing that you are stopping yourself from being free. Freedom is normally about being yourself and saying what you feel like saying and doing what you feel like doing. And sometimes when you try to follow someone else's path you end up feeling confused or you get lost in that other persons path. As I said it's not bad for you to decide to follow a person because you look up to them. Remember that no matter what you are you and the only way you can somewhat be like the person you inspire to be is to learn about your own path first and then learn to be you.
Ways to be yourself ( I’m not expert 😊)
First things first is releasing that you will be the only person with the exact same unique personality as you. At times you may not feel like you're not special that's totally normal but it's all about understanding your self worth. And understanding that no one can change you. This also leads to my other thing about being yourself, which is you should not aim to please others. People will always find something to complain about and that's just how things are sadly. And if you try to aim and please everyone in life you will end up feeling miserable and you may find it harder to love yourself. And trust me changing yourself to please others does not make you feel any happier This doesn’t mean change is a bad thing, everyone changes. I just mean, change because you want to and not because someone else told you to.
We all think we know everything about ourselves. For example you may say that you love to do sports or you love to do art. This is all fine. (It's great to know what you love to do.) But you shouldn’t be afraid to set out your comfort zone. Sometimes we have to push ourselves a bit to see what we love and what we dislike to do. Finding out these things are a step forward to being yourself as you know exactly what you love and hate. What I'm saying is find out more things about yourself.
Looking back in the past
Okay so say you think you have everything down about being yourself and being free. Every new day you try something new and you make sure that no one controls you to a certain extent. But there's one thing that's bothering you . And that is your past self. Well the only way you can let yourself be truly free is accepting that all thoses weird, stupid things that you have done in the past have happened. And accepting that these actions are the things that have somewhat made you that amazing person you are today. Of Course most of us want to go back and change things but if you hold on to the past too much you're stopping yourself from making things in the future happen. And those things in the future may be amazing but you won’t know until you let go of the past and start changing your present. I think you get the message here. I don’t want to ramble on.😃
Small random things about freedom/ being free
1. Everyone has a right to freedom and everyone has the right to be themselves.
2. If you're going to do something, do it! This may seem like this has nothing to do with freedom but it does.
It stops yourself from being free to do what you want to do. (I’m very guilty of not doing things I want to do. But it's something you have to work around. And try to do what you say.)
3. Don’t give up on things you love. It takes a while for you to find something you love so try sticking to it.
4. Haters are going to hate. (Some people will always find a chance to argue.)
5. Speak out about things that you feel that need to be heard. Sometimes your small voice can start something amazing.
6. Don’t judge others. And ignore those who judge you.
7. None of us are perfect. Yes even your favorite actor has made mistakes. So don’t compare yourself to people you have no idea about.
8. Love yourself. We all have hard times but the only way to get through them is to recognize that you are amazing.
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