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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Managing Your Moods by John Preston

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Chapter 23
To Thine Own Self Be True
In This Chapter
• Living a life shaped out of compliance
• Your true self strives for expression
• The realization of inner truths often is accompanied by significant anxiety
• Your best shot at feeling truly alive comes from discovering your true self
 
“To thine own self be true,” is a saying we all have heard. The reality is that many people live their entire lives in ways that are fashioned largely out of compliance. This inauthentic way of living is a surprisingly common source of feelings of depression, emptiness, and meaninglessness. In this chapter, we will carefully consider this issue and explore ways to discover your true self.

Forgetting Who You Really Are

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