What it Means to Be Yourself
The discernments and choices that lead to self-actualization are the necessary foundation for worldly fulfillment, and for higher spiritual attainments. Self-actualization is such an important achievement that many people mistake it for enlightenment. Others have built entire organizations dedicated to the purpose of helping others attain it.
Any person who is comfortable with being him or herself is certainly the envy of the rest of us, because most people go through life feeling conflicted or divided. Resolving inner division is not enlightenment, but it is the first major quantum leap on the evolutionary trail. see article