I want to think critically, learn from many, make foolish decisions and have pivotal moments

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I am searching for a clearer understanding of who, exactly, I am as an individual. I know who my parents want me to be. I know how my friends, across varying groups, interchangeably see me. I know how my peers perceive me from what I post on social media. My personality feels like a multi-faceted Venn-diagram: all of the different categories have nuggets of accuracy that contribute to who I am as a whole, but the overlapping center where all of the circles connect is a mystery.

https://mymeliora.wordpress.com/2021/05/13/the-cliche-introduction

I want to talk more gently to myself in case teenage Anne is listening in

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The Anne of today, right this very minute, is the caretaker for all the versions of me — past and future. I carry each one of them with me, though I’m not always aware of them. The gift I can give myself each and every day is true compassion and deep love for past, present and future Anne.

https://annebrock.com/2021/05/14/i-carry-them-all-with-me