Actually it is not difficult, but does need practice until you become familiar with it. Can you find out who you really are?
- You are not what you think. That is mainly a collection of impressions you absorbed from your parents, teachers and other social contacts. Their opinions, which reflect, not you, but their individual personalities and ways of thinking.
- You are equally not what others think you are. These opinions similarly reflect them.
So… can you find out, rigorously, what you really are – that is if not what you and others think your are. What are you in reality?
Find out. Any answer that arise is another opinion, so just discard that. What are you ultimately, after all opinions have been exhausted? As Sherlock Holmes might have said, “When you have eliminated everything that it is not, what is left, however unlikely it seems, is it.”
What are you? Do you know, without using any opinions? This is enough. Start now. It may be the most important research you will undertake in your life. If anything is not clear, here are some more clarifications I have written to help you with it: