By reading this koob, you will learn how self-worth and true belonging brings meaning to your life.
You will also learn that:
-True belonging is the practice of believing in yourself and owning who you are;
-Fitting in is not true belonging;
-True belonging is not a walk in the park, but a leap into the wilderness;
-Loneliness comes from sorting and disassociating from other people;
-Pain can bring you courage and bravery, rather than feelings of hatred;
-Sorting into categories is an easy way to ignore complexity;
-Collective joy and suffering can forge unbreakable bonds between us.
True belonging is knowing your self-worth. It requires bravery. When you are not brave enough to stand alone, you will find yourself trying to “fit in” by seeking the approval of others. This can leave you feeling empty and hollow—knowing you are not accepted for who you are, but who you feign to be. So, how can you learn to trust yourself, and develop a strong sense of self-worth? How can you learn to trust others, and find your sense of true belonging? First, you must relinquish your desire to fit in…