What Does “Be Yourself” Mean?
Got a job interview? Going on a first date? Meeting the in-laws?
Just be yourself!
What does that actually mean, though? Since you can’t be anyone else, this advice doesn’t seem to make sense.
It’s like saying, “Just have skin!”
Obviously the idea is to cultivate relaxation and confidence.
We can train ourselves to physically relax, but we can’t choose not to be nervous, and we can’t just decide to feel proud and happy with ourselves. Read More