express oneself

express (oneself)

To share one's thoughts or feelings in a particular way, often through art. I use art therapy as a way to get children to express themselves.
See also: express

express oneself

Reveal or portray one's feelings or views through speech, writing, some form of art, or behavior. For example, I find it hard to express myself in Italian, or Helen expresses herself through her painting, or Teenagers often express themselves through their attire, haircuts, and the like. [Mid-1500s]
See also: express
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I was just the same myself before I went to Switzerland; I stammered incoherently; one tries to express oneself and cannot.
Launched in 2011 to introduce children to the power of the word how to think and how to express oneself the CLF opens for them the fascinating world of books that are the natural kin of words and language.
But we still believe theres value in self-discipline in language, that becoming too comfortable with profanity can promote more of it, and that, generally, there are much more effective, less-offensive ways to express oneself.
School is the only space where one can express oneself freely, for once a child grows up, pressures of building a career and earning money will automatically emerge.
Not to be confused with perspicuous of course; perspicacious, as we know, refers to insight and understanding of things whereas perspicuous is more about being lucid and having the ability to clearly express oneself.
A wonderful story that explores individualism and what it means to safely express oneself.
He has a strong belief that art is one of the best ways to express oneself, and he tries to encourage his audiences to become more empathetic towards nature.
As a teenager in a conservative society, it can be hard to express oneself and rebel against the norm.
Foremost among these gifts were the right 'to know', information; and the freedom to express oneself publicly.
Many of these comments prove how partisanship can lower human intelligence and heighten the need to express oneself, even stupidly so.
If anyone of you see something targeting this state's faith or its citizens, I am pleased to meet him\her to express oneself," King Salman concluded.
Excessive avoidance is marked by an exaggerated fear or lack of desire to communicate with people, the fear of talking to people directly or being involved in social conversations, and the inability to express oneself or one's feelings effectively.
WELL, IT'S CALLED THE FIRST AMENDMENT--YOU KNOW, THAY BASIC HUMAN RIGHT TO FREELY EXPRESS ONESELF, AS OPPOSED TO EXPRESSING ONLY WHAT YOU WANT TO BE EXPRESSED.
The hardest things about being an artist is to be original and to commit to evolve, and to always strive to express oneself in new and surprising ways, Manon mentioned.