“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
ភាពជាខ្លួនឯងនៅក្នុង ពិភពលោកដែលជាប្រចាំព្យាយាមធ្វើអោយអ្នកក្លាយទៅជាអ្វីមួយផ្សេងទៀតនោះ គឺជាការសំរេចលទ្ធផលដ៏អស្ចារ្យមួយ។
យើងម្នាក់ៗសុទ្ធតែធ្លាប់ ត្រូវបានអ្នកជិតខ្លួនយើង ឪពុកម្តាយ បងប្អូន ពួកមាក់ ឬអ្នកដ៏ទៃ ព្យាយាមប្រាប់យើងអោយក្លាយទៅជាមនុស្សប្រភេទនេះ មនុស្សប្រភេទនោះ ធ្វើនេះធ្វើនោះ តាមគំនិិតយោបល់របស់គេ។ ហ្ចឹងវាអាចមានការលំបាកបើគ្រាន់តែជាខ្លូនយើង។
Each of us has been told by people who are close to us such as parents, relatives, friends, or strangers to become this type of person or that type of person, to do this or do that based on their opinion. So it can be hard just to be ourselves.
All of us have been told one way or the other to become something when we grow up. Our parents told us to become lawyer or doctor or business man, because they think that becoming those will make life easier, wealthier or happier for us and for themselves.
Naturally parent want the best for their children. And they do what they think is best for their children. The problem is what they think is best, is probably not true. How do they know? they might not even know; they just guess, it's their opinions.
Then arrive the conflict between what the parents want the children to do and what the children like to do. This conflict happens to some extend in all family in the world. Depending on the parents' style of managing the family and children, it can be very difficult for the children to express want they like to become without pressure. The pressure can be very strong and disturbing to the children, and limit their full potential grow. When we don't do what we love, we cannot do as good as we do what we love.
There are other pressure from relatives, friends, elders, teachers, community, society and so on to become something they thinks is good, but is it true that it's good? or is it just an idea, an opinion, or desire? what is true?
The important thing is to figure out what we love to do early in life and start doing them. The sooner the better. We accomplish more in life by doing what we love early.