“…the only standard of perfection we have to meet is to be perfectly ourselves.” ~ Ann Wilson Schaef
No matter what we do and who we are, some people will think we are amazing and some will think we are assholes. This is especially true of high-achievers. We either bring out the best or worst in others.
Yes, it is important to be sensitive to others needs and to adapt our styles to better connect with people.
However, you can play many roles during a day, but you can’t play “real.” At the end of the day, as long as you know you did your best, then let the rest go. You were meant to stand out and be an individual. That is your privilege and your responsibility.
As the late Doctor Seuss said, “Be who you are and say what you feel be