To be real. To be yourself. To be congruent. To have integrity. Lots of definitions and we all think we know what it means. And, to some degree, we probably do.
To be authentic generally means to not lie to the world. To not wear a mask, or pretend to be someone else.
I think you probably try to be authentic. But if you’re like me, you probably miss the mark now and then.
Why is it so hard to be ourselves?
We’re scared of what people will say. Or that we’ll be shamed. Or because we ARE ashamed.
So being authentic isn’t easy – but it shouldn’t be so hard. This week I’ll examine authenticity, the ‘movement’ to be more authentic, and why we shouldn’t be ashamed of how difficult it is to be ourselves.
Full Episode Friday, right here on KEW.