Self Definition

Finders Keepers

“It takes a lot for you to find your confidence, but you shouldn’t let someone else be the person to find it for you.” – Justine Skye

Exercise Autonomy

“Every person intuitively seeks personal independence, the ability to exercise autonomy over the course that his or her life takes.” – Kilroy J. Oldster

Courage Mate

“One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.” – Shannon L. Alder

Person…ality

“Personality is the supreme realization of the innate idiosyncrasy of a living being. It is an act of high courage flung in the face of life.” – Carl Jung

Follow YOUR Path

“The essence of independence has been to think and act according to standards from within, not without; to follow one’s own path, not that of the crowd.” – Nicholas Tharcher

Face the Truth

“Care no more for the opinion of others…Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.” – Katherine Mansfield

I Know What You Need

“We have three innate psychological needs – competence, autonomy, and relatedness. When those needs are satisfied, we’re motivated, productive, and happy.” – Daniel H. Pink

It Doesn’t Hurt to Ask

“What can I know? What ought I to do? What can I hope?” – Immanuel Kant

Essential Independence

“The essence of independence has been to think and act according to standards from within, not without: to follow one’s own path, not that of the crowd.” – Nicholas Tharcher

Essential Freedom

“Freedom is essential to the pursuit of happiness. Freedom is essential to artistic evolution and expression. Freedom is essential to the expansion of the human mind. Freedom is essential to the development and application of basic humanitarianism. Freedom is essential to the creation of an individual’s will, motivations, preferences, and unique talents. In essence, freedom is essential to the success and progress of humanity.” – Richelle E. Goodrich