Didn’t you identify with a super hero when you were a kid?
I know I did, children often use imaginary role models to build their personality, yet now that we’re adults, do we still need that kind of substitutes?
Like for instance, did you hear about the notion of “Higher Self”?
I’m referring to the term as used in self-help literature.
Think of the higher self as a fully blossomed version of you. It’s who you should become in order to accomplish your mission on earth, a perfected version of you, after years of improvement.
It’s obviously a very enticing idea, but I’ll call bullshit on it: I think that it’s a misleading approach if you really want to grow and improve your life.
You really don’t need that kind of pseudo-spiritual marketing jargon to set inspiring goals for yourself and achieve them.
I wrote this article to show:
- Why this higher self thing doesn’t work
- What to do instead [Read more...]