I think it’s normal that as we grow up, we begin to recognize just how much pressure and fear molds us. What have I erased about myself to be socially accepted? How many times have I censored the truth because I was afraid of being less? When we find ourselves asking questions like these, it’s commonly identified as an existential crisis, which doesn’t make it a happy acknowledgement, to say the least. But, what if I told you that this is also the start to self-actualization? When you learn to recognize that you aren’t living to your fullest potential, that’s when you can begin to take important measures to turn your life around. Are you tired of making excuses for yourself?