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Three Ways Your Inner Rebel Can Change Your Life

By getting in touch with your authentic self, you can have a fuller, more meaningful, and happier life. Finding your inner rebel can help you be more honest with who you truly are. Instead of being who other people want you to be, or think you should be, accept your eccentricities and uniqueness and let your inner rebel guide you.

By getting in touch with your authentic self, you can have a fuller, more meaningful, and happier life. Finding your inner rebel can help you be more honest with who you truly are. Instead of being who other people want you to be, or think you should be, accept your eccentricities and uniqueness and let your inner rebel guide you.

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Your inner rebel can help you make choices and help you through pain, trauma and other casualties of life as a human being. Your inner rebel can help you get in touch with your sexuality, your sense of self-worth, the way you make money, your views of the world, and help you live a more fulfilling life. It is a life not filled with regret, or repression. Your inner rebel defies convention and traditional thinking, and it could care less what your grandparents, parents, or snotty high school peers think.

Your inner rebel can also help you in the process of finding out what works or what doesn’t work for you. If you have been doing everything that you are “supposed” to do and you are still not happy or your life seems empty, getting in touch with this part of you can help you tap into your true self. Let’s see the Three Ways Your Inner Rebel Can Change Your Life:

Your Inner Rebel Can free you from what other People Think

As we move through the world, everyone encounters someone who is careless with his or her thoughts and words. Other people have assumptions on how we should look, act and what we should do for a living. And these negative people are not shy about saying what they thing, even if it is in a hurtful manner.

However, by getting in touch your inner rebel you begin to realize that just because someone else is saying it, it doesn’t make it right. Your inner rebel can help you start caring more about what works for you, and caring less what other people might think. It gives you the inner resources to find your own happiness, your own love and your own essence.

Your inner rebel can help you listen to your own heart, and guide you to your true calling or your true love. Start by making choices that are right for you, even if they may be wrong for someone else.

Your Inner Rebel can help you take risks

Once you get in touch with your inner rebel, you will find that you can start to escape fear and start making decisions on your own. These are decisions that are right for you, even if they may not be right for someone else. Your inner rebel is not afraid to make mistakes. The inner rebel tries and tries, over and over again, with persistence to be the person that you are supposed to be. This is part of the human experience- no one goes through life without heartache and pain. Everyone has moments of intense suffering, sadness and grief. But with that suffering comes immense happiness and joy, usually found in small moments when you are not looking for it.

Self-Acceptance

It’s never too late to get mentally or physically fit. It is never too late to find the love of your life, or to get your finances in shape. Your inner rebel can help you to come to terms with your mistakes, help you say “Yup, that’s what I did. What is it to you?” and move forward. Your inner rebel can help you turn something humiliating into a joke, and to help you conquer your failures and move on.

The key is to realize the mistakes that you made, and not to do them again. Sometimes a major heartbreak, a screw-up or one too many can be a major catalyst for change. Sometimes the worst thing that ever happened to you can turn into the best thing.

Your Inner Rebel can also help you be more comfortable with your appearance, your strengths, and your weaknesses. We all have parts of ourselves that are not perfect, and getting in touch with your inner rebel can help you be more comfortable with who you are.

Rebecca Newel is a writer, yogi, and therapist. She is the author of Unleash the Rebel Within.