Day 10: What you think when you hear the words “be yourself”?
I don’t think I’ve ever actually heard anyone say “Be yourself.” It just seems like the ultimate cliché saying from movies, television or radio. I don’t think people truly give out this kind of advice…and if they do, shame on them. You can do better.
One thing that does come to mind though is the resurgence of a World War II poster/saying from England. This thing is spreading like wild-fire, so much so that this year’s Monett Jaycees Carnival t-shirts will showcase this famous poster. This shirt will say
Keep Calm and Carnival On.
Have you figured out the saying yet? Most people in a certain demographic will probably say Keep Calm and Chive On…but I assure you this has been around longer than five years. The original is
This seems like better advice to me than “Be Yourself”. Just saying.