One of the most difficult things in writing is trusting your voice. It takes years of experience to reach that point, if not decades, but if you don't strive for it, you will never feel accomplished as a writer.
In fact, it's the striving for trusting your voice that does the job, since you will never be fully satisfied with it. It's an ongoing process that makes you better every time you write.
The moment you stop caring about what your voice is telling you, though, you lose yourself. In an instant, you are bewildered, and nothing seems to work.
It's exactly the same in personal development. You have to trust your inner nature, and in order to do that, you must strive to find it and refine it throughout life.
If you start doing what other people tell you to do, or what you believe they expect from you without really knowing it, you are lost in translation. You become disconnected from your inner nature, and there is a high risk you begin drifting aimlessly through life.
It's a real thing, and you should not treat it light-hearted. Instead, build a solid awareness of your inner nature, and practice trusting it in all choices you make.
The easiest way to do it is through writing in your notebook from time to time, because when you write with pen and paper, you are in direct contact with your voice. As I have said many times, it's the same as your inner nature. There is no difference, except for the writing part.
That's why I want you to do the following this week: