I must admit Steve started it. It were his lines that made me pause-
I had devised a title, “Houston Texas: A Great Place to Be Yourself” which I liked. I think what took almost three months was the line, “Being yourself sounds like a simple proposition, but in my experience, it’s not; …
How I agree and I would say some of us may not even know what does it mean to be ‘yourself’. Then I read VS and his post on accepting emotions!
I think the only place that gave me scope of showing my emotions was the playground. I could be thrilled (and jump up and down) when I played a shot well and scream to shatter eardrums when I made silly mistakes. And it would be still alright, almost always. And that too went away because of my long commute now. And nothing else gives me the same scope, to shatter eardrums I mean.
But more tricksy (as JRR Tolkien would say) to answer what does it mean to be myself. I have to say I am left scratching my head. I honestly have very little clue and I am quite bewildered with this state of affairs.