On Being Myself — And That’s Okay

Learning that, for me at least, authenticity is success

A woman stares out at the sunrise view of a boulevard by the water’s edge, a lighthouse in the distance.
Photo by A. L. on Unsplash

A few years ago, an article appeared in my Facebook newsfeed, called What If All I Want is a Mediocre Life by Krista O’Reilly-Davi-Digui. The title called to me so I did something I rarely do — I read the article right then and there.