Be you, do you, for you.

A couple days ago I included this in a morning note:

BE YOU
DO YOU
FOR YOU

A friend immediately wrote back asking, What does this even mean? How can you help people define this for themselves? 

So, I’m sharing how I interpret these sayings… (And feel free to share your thoughts also, I think we all have different explications)

BE YOU = I take this as staying true to your character, no matter what others are doing. Pretending to be someone else is exhausting, and isn’t sustainable.

DO YOU = Putting words into action. Everybody has good ideas, and talks the talk. DO means actually following through on the things you want to do in life. Permission granted!

FOR YOU = The more you feed your unique and individual needs, the better you will feel. Self care is necessary before you can help others (oxygen mask theory).

Cheers to a great day ahead!
– Joel

 

*Feature photo by Clay Banks. Cheers Clay!

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