Tanvi Niharika
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That about sums it up, but I would need to add taking a nap to avoid all of the above!

This morning I did some digging into my old pile of letters from my seminarian classmates and friends from 2007 onwards. I noticed one common thing they kept mentioning in their letters and I noticed that even up to now they're telling me the same thing that I should start loving myself. I gave a talk on about self-worth to a number of young leaders during the Champsoiree and I was honest that I am still working on it myself. I have been in this journey of finding myself and boosting my self

I need to but I can't imagine life without them but I feel like I don't matter as much to them as they do to me

'Un-becoming' is what changed my whole journey around 5 years ago. I had such a strong (yet conditioned) image of myself back then, that it wore me out, physically, emotionally, practically. I slowly dropped this image of me in the future that was fuelled by people's expectations, my pain and subtle self-rejection of myself, to get acquainted with who I was actually then. That was the beginning of my wholesome healing & self-acceptance, and the realisation of my power, my resilience, my…

Maybe the journey isn't so much about becoming anything. Maybe it's about unbecoming everything that isn't really you so you can be who you were meant to be in the first place.