Who we are becoming

Who we are becoming is more important than who we have been. It is the process of becoming that makes us who we are. This idea inspires me to let each day be a fresh opportunity for me to be the person I want to be. Someone I’m proud of. Sometimes that means showing up to create even if I am not feeling it or even if the final product isn’t what I want it to be. In the end, I’m still someone who showed up to create today rather than sit this one out. And that is someone who I want to be. (Also, I know and cringe at writing this as “who” instead of “whom,” but “who” sounds so weird, doesn’t it?!)

Who we are becoming is more important than who we have been

Published by Emily P.G. Erickson

Emily P.G. Erickson is a writer with a master's degree in psychology. She crafts helpful, science-backed pieces that come straight from the heart. Her writing about mental health, mindfulness, and motherhood has appeared in The New York Times, Elemental, Forge, and more.

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