The many masks of Venice, Venice, Italy, February 2011,
Nikon D5000, 35mm focal length equiv. 30mm, exposure 1/60 sec @ f4, ISO 200, no flash, exposure bias -1/3
© Steven Crisp [Click on the photo to enlarge]
But it can add to your internal angst to have to keep putting them on and taking them off. By doing so, you are not really being true to yourself, or perhaps better, letting yourself find your true abiding nature.
Who are you when you are not playing a role for someone else? It can be a life-long inquiry.
But as you incrementally identify and then remove the masks that are incongruent with your true nature, you will feel yourself climb the gentle slope of inner peace and tranquility.
You will become authentic, genuine, and sincere.