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Me and Myself

All of us experience an inner dialogue. We have a mental image of ourselves that we are talking to almost every moment of our life and about anything: hopes, troubles, Sunday shopping, memories from the past, what the person standing next to us thinks about us. Every person’s identity is split into two parts “me” and “myself”. The project is exploring the interactions of these two different sides of the same person and idea the of the duality of a human mind and self-discovery. These parts don’t represent “good” and “evil” in general sense of those words. Often, one of these parts is our inner critic, the punisher, the one that comes up with all the fears, excuses and negative thoughts. This “me” can make us fail at anything since this voice will never be happy, it thrives on suffering, recreating it in our heads over and over again, often without any connection to a real-life situation we are in. It’s the job of the other part, “myself”, to recognize the negative delusion and turn it into healthy positive thoughts thus bringing peace to our minds.

TAGS: Art, Estonia, Female, Harmony, Manipulated, People, Twins, Women

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Helsinki, Finland
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Photo of the Day: 07.30.19 Editors' Pick
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Date Taken: 08.2017
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PHOTO LOCATION Tallinn, Estonia