Shame and Fear Busting Fridays – Who Are You Supposed To Be?

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This list of questions has been helpful to me as I work on my own fears.  I came across a similar list in Stronger Than You Think about a year ago, and then again in Fearless Living and most recently in I Thought It Was Just Me.  

  • Are you afraid of not being who you are supposed to be, or expected to be?
  • What expectations do others have of you?
  • What expectations do you have for yourself?
  • Where did these expectations come from?
  • Are any of them self-contradictory?
  • Are any of them impossible?
  • What do they feel like?
  • Could you adjust one expectation?
  • What would that feel like?
  • What would that look like?
  • What would that sound like?