I know that I could be really weird, different than most are used too. I try to be sparkly, silly, funny and use humor to deal with a lot of things. Sometimes it makes people want to be near me or others to stay clear of me. I tried not to laugh when I typed that last sentence out, but it’s true. I believe in different things than others, I have habits or practices that might be different than others. I handle situations much different than most, I try to take the most holistic or organic way first, which may seem odd to some. There can’t be just one way to do something and I like to be the one who can find another way. Some say unique, special or weird when they refer to others doing something different than they are doing it. What is your take on being weird?
As always I like to share my personal story in hopes that you can relate, or see it from another perspective than your own. I may have spent almost my whole entire life trying to fit in, trying to make others like me, make others happy, and the only person who was ever happy was definitely not me. How many of us go through life trying to be something or someone we are not just to make others happy?
Now that I’m older (and my Mom has passed). I am free to just be me, no parental pressure or so I thought I had. The only person I’m trying to make happy is myself. I’m not trying to be selfish, I’m trying to be authentic. I do care what others think, I am still human. When finding the balance between being your weird true self and trying to be different for others, you will find that a huge conflict will happen in the mind, body and even in the spirit. Personally I just end up being more socially awkward than usual and it doesn’t feel good inside either. That probably sounded weird but it is a real thing. Maybe ask yourself if ever you were trying to be “cool” in front of your boss or trying to impress a date and you just ended up looking “un cool”. If you can’t relate to that scenario, just recall it in a movie, sadly my movie selection contains mostly all those moments. If we try to be as authentic as we can be, life is just easier. I’m trying to be as real as I can be, striving to be the best person that I can be for myself, my children, family and also my friends. Sometimes it’s easier said than done, but it gives us something to look forward to every day. To be better than we were yesterday. To be weirder than you were the day before, haha just kidding. I have found in my 40+ years of life that the people who truly value you will always be there for you. It’s like finding your own tribe. If you are true and real for yourself, you can’t go wrong. When all is said and done you are by yourself, for yourself, with yourself, to love yourself. To love yourself may sometimes be challenging but as we strive everyday to be better, let’s also be kind to ourselves.
Now I may have gotten a little off, so let’s get back to “weird”.
Getting back to topic, “just be your weird self”. I looked up the definition and to my surprise each web/dictionary had a similar yet different meaning but I thought I’d use this one above. The definition in itself is weird. Now I’m all about being “magical” you will see that in other upcoming articles for sure. The word “Strange” did seem a bit judging much (judgmental). So I didn’t want to touch that much. Now moving right along to “Extraordinary” character, makes me want to look this definition up but I am just going to say it’s definition is , beyond the normal or expected, different, special, exceptional and not the usual. The word extraordinary only feels so extra when said a certain way.. try it. Fun right? Say it like a princess/prince. “I am Extraordinary and Fabulous!” ….weird right hahaha. Well hey now, I’m totally an extraordinary character. I can take it next level as usual, it says odd and fantastic next in the definition meaning. Honestly I think every human has a time in their life that they can claim that they were odd or fantastic, I know I can. If we can find ways to be fantastic or odd together it might bring some extra laughter and good times into our life. We deserve to be happy, loved and accepted no matter how weird we are. When the word weird starts meaning something more positive and powerful then more people will join our tribe. Accept each other’s weird and embrace your own weird. There is only one you, be the best version of you that you can be.
I strive to be someone fantastic, someone extraordinary and yet a bit odd. I will embrace my weird and embrace the weird in you. I will be as magical as I can be and sometimes even a little strange. I am weird . Life is weird, so let’s all just be weird together. Rebecca❤️W. E. I. R. D…. witty, entertaining, interesting, radiant, determined!
**My Sincere Goals.
I want to assist and guide others in discovering their unique path to happiness, wellness, wholeness, and truly embracing their authenticity. I want to introduce and teach about Holistic Healing Modalities and it’s importance to Self Help, Self Care and Healing. Infusing the benefits of Reiki into all of the information and resources shared.❤Rebecca