It’s been instilled in us since we were younger to “be yourself” because after all, there is only one you, and if someone else could do what you can do, they would be here and you wouldn’t.
So why do we find it so hard to be ourselves? We act one way in front of one person or a group of people, then change our behavior in front of another group.
We need to be able to speak for ourselves and make our own decisions and choices. If you have your mind set on something, whether it be something small or big, go for it. Follow your heart, and make the decision for yourself. Don’t let others make the decision for you.
So you shouldn’t listen to Joss Whedon when he says, “Remember to always be yourself. Unless you suck”. Yes, I laughed when I first saw this, but I am snarky person, but it doesn’t send the right message. Instead listen to Audioslave, “To be yourself is all that you can do”.