feel (like) (one)self

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feel (like) (one)self

To feel as one normally does, physically or emotionally. I'm finally starting to feel like myself again after my bout with the flu. Marcy has been struggling with depression lately—I hope she feels herself again soon.
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Newcastle Crown Courtheard Mr Thompson has been left feeling self conscious about his sunken eye socket from the fracture and is struggling to put the attack behind him.
I think a combination of feeling self righteous and having a lot of unjustified anger led me to react the way I did.
This new system is totally confidential so people who are 40 and over can get advice, which is specific to them, without feeling self conscious".
Children on the waiting list are going to be left feeling self conscious and that's not much to smile about.
Focusing, simply put, gives you a way to be with yourself exactly as you are, especially your feeling self.
IF you are likely to be feeling self conscious when you hit the beach in your swimming costume this year then it may be time to think do something about it.
I imagine cancer treatment must be horrific enough without feeling self conscious or being unhappy with your appearance.