As long as people think they are not enough, they will look to others to be liked, affirmed, or accepted. The false self occurs when children, usually from ages four to seven, take on negative energy from a parent figure; it will continue until one has the courage to uncover the truth of who they really are.
The way to begin this travail, is to pay attention to how you project yourself to others. Do you communicate your true feelings, do you need to be part of the status quo, and how do you feel when someone disapproves of you? If so, what is the reason? Pay attention, “step out of the box.” Be honest with your feelings.
As difficult as it may be, we as a planet are put on notice to release old negative habits and patterns keeping one of their true selves. During an intuitive session, when clients hold on to the their false identity, I ask, ” what has it done for you?” It often has to do with keeping one safe. How would that change if you like, affirm, and accept yourself. Would you be free? Please write it down.