It seems that "be yourself " is the first advice anyone would give to the other, and actually this is very logical and understandable because there's nothing better than being ourselves and not faking who we are, and it's very sad and pathetic to try to be someone else that is very different from our nature because fake is just fake, if you don't like yourself on your nature, you won't like it when you are fake and people will have the same image about you.
We all know the importance of being ourselves but do all of us understand the real meaning of that? Actually I have noticed that a lot of people misunderstand the real meaning behind "be yourself", for example, some overweight people will say " I don't want to lose weight because I'm being myself", now it's good that you have confidence about your body and you are not letting body shaming effects you BUT you shouldn't deny the reality that being fat isn't healthy or attractive for most people.
Now, this is just one example of people who misunderstand the meaning of being yourself, actually being yourself means being THE BEST of yourself, when you are changing the bad things about yourself ( which we all have btw), you are not being someone else besides yourself and you are not faking yourself, you are simply trying to be a better version of yourself, so when overweighted people try to lose weight they are not actually copying others who are fit and healthy, actually they are making a better, more attractive and healthier version of themselves. When you are changing the bad habits about you, you are actually improving yourself, you are not faking it. So we have to know the difference here. As a summary, I want to mention 2 important things:
1. Being yourself means being the best of yourself.
2. Trying to change the bad things about ourselves doesn't mean that we are not being ourselves, it actually means that we are successful people who try to be better.
This is my first myTake so I kept it short, if you have anything you want to add, please go ahead.