2019 is the year for being unapologetic and larger than the suffocating closets we retreat into. This builds beautifully on 2018's embrace of greater joy and excitement, which is so crucial to loving and holding ourselves through the difficulty of stepping out and up.
I've often felt acting is a valuable capacity to develop as a life-skill in support of self-growth. You act a role, a certain desirable attitude or behaviour, and then ask: who's acting? I believe it becomes difficult to claim it's not you. It's seemingly a contradiction - I'm just pretending so it's not me yet who's pretending?
Part of the reflective mind is a highly sophisticated (but totally impersonal) search engine.