How do you find yourself? How do you inform your personality and gradually form your own space by articulating a personal, clear and distinct proposal towards life?
In a few words, and contrary to the fashionable answer nowadays, is: very slowly, step-by-step, with careful analysis of what has proceeded, and continuous experimentation without the fear of getting it wrong. Isn’t it exactly that what we do throughout our lives?
We start as children wearing clothes that someone else chose on our behalf and dwell in rooms decorated for us before we ever arrived. We pass through puberty to reject, with an intensity many times all that we were given and often choose exactly the opposite response in what we know as correct. It is only in the fullness of time that we throw away the unnecessary and hold on dearly to the important ones, making them our own. We are, as they say, our own man, and what we would do with it is a responsibility that lies entirely on us.