I can be a better me than anyone can.
Helping others in need is not only a responsibility of life; it is what gives meaning to life.
I live wherever you are cos honestly there’s no better place to call home
You can escape competition through authenticity, when you realize that no one can compete with you on being you. That would have been useless advice pre-internet. Post-internet, you can turn that into a career.
Authenticity is the gap between your thoughts and your actions. The smaller the gap, the more genuine the lifestyle.
Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.
In Zen, there is an old saying: The obstacle is the path. Know that a whole and happy life is not free of obstacles. Quite the contrary, a whole and happy life is riddled with...
The truth does not need a number of supporters for authenticity. One person among the lot can be the only truthful out of the ten; 11 people out of 12 may be on the truthful...
When we make a habit of acting on the interests arising out of our authentic passions, our enthusiasm can open doors before we even realize the potential that lies beyond them.
Our power lies in our small daily choices, one after another, to create eternal ripples of a life well lived.
How would your life be different if…You approached all relationships with authenticity and honesty? Let today be the day…You dedicate yourself to building relationships on the solid foundation of truth and authenticity.
You’ll never know who you are unless you shed who you pretend to be.
A Permeable Life is about what presses out from the heart, what comes in at a slant and what shimmers below the surface of things. To live permeably is to be open-hearted and audacious, to...
Perhaps the day will come where the validity of one’s spirituality will be judged not by the correctness of one’s theology but by the authenticity of one’s spiritual life. When that day comes, an authentically...
—David N. Elkins
What ever we desire to do should start with authenticity and end with authenticity. This simply means we should be ourselves in every step we take to pursue our dreams. Authenticity is the back bone...
Authentic brands don’t emerge from marketing cubicles or advertising agencies. They emanate from everything the company does…
True beauty can only be found in the true Self.
You’ll know that you and the vision are one when your actions flow out of a knowing that’s greater than your fears. Sure, you might be stunned by an obstacle, but it doesn’t determine your...
Pretentiousness repels but authenticity attracts, and vulnerability is the pathway to intimacy.
When you honor your most authentic self-—your Spirit—you are allowing your Light to shine and touch the world. Living authentically, in its simplest terms, is living your Truth, the truth in your heart and soul....
The only unique contribution you can offer the world is to be who you actually are and no one else.
One of the greatest tragedies I can think of is for a person to die having never fully questioned the life he was born into.
Our suppressing who we are to fit in is exhausting. It kills flow and creativity. It also prevents genuine connection with others.
Your message, your ministry, your influence is built from your flaws. People relate to HUMANITY…not perfection.
To be effortlessly yourself is a blessing, an ambrosia. It is like a few tiny little puffs of opium which lift you ever so slightly off the hard surface of the world.
Following all the rules leaves a completed checklist. Following your heart achieves a completed you.
Who was I fooling, telling my heart to quiet its beautiful song so I could march in the parade of conformity? My biggest fool was me.
[…]to be real–to become fluent, natural, to cut out the detour that sweeps us around what’s fundamental to events, preventing us from touching their core: the detour that makes us all second-hand and second-rate.
Be fearlessly authentic.
One of the telltale signs of one who has completely embraced their authentic self is that they are, with great consistency, the same person in public as they are behind closed doors. Until you learn...
At the behest of the criterion of authenticity, much that was once thought to make up the very fabric of culture has come to seem of little account, mere fantasy or ritual, or downright falsification....
Your greatest path of influence is love.
Make a pact with yourself today to not be defined by your past. Sometimes the greatest thing to come out of all your hard work isn’t what you get for it, but what you become...
come hither” to be reason enough to go.
We could not be fulfilled if we weren’t inauthentic some of the time—inauthentic, that is, in relation to such things as our passing desires to throttle our children, poison our spouse, or end our marriage...
—Alain de Botton
I now inhabit a life I don’t deserve, but we all walk this earth feeling we are frauds. The trick is to be grateful and hope the caper doesn’t end any time soon
Authenticity is imperative, it brings forth respect,trust, love and confidence. This simply means you’ll be respected, trusted, loved by many people and you’ll be confident enough to take a first step towards your dreams. It...
I also came to understand that our authenticity (or lack thereof) is made evident by the fruit that our life is bearing.
Don’t try to please others at the expense of your values and your integrity. At the end of the day, you want to like yourself when you look in a mirror.
If it took your authentic voice to get you there, it will take your authentic voice to keep you there. Your job is to keep listening.
As you become more aligned with the truth of who you are, the question of liking yourself goes away. It is a natural state of being.
Authenticity is not a metaphysically distinctive way of being human; it is just a way of taking responsibility for what one has already been given.
When we become more self-aware of our needs, we become better-equipped to takecare of ourselves.
I do not see the point in dressing and acting and speaking in a way that makes you feel more comfortable and me feel less comfortable.
Confused? Confusion is good. It’s an excellent place to learn something new from.
Real isn’t how you are made,’ said the Skin Horse. ‘It’s a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves...
The saying ‘flattery gets you everywhere’ appalls me. If you’re going to pay someone a compliment make sure it’s 100% genuine or not at all.-Flattery is deception and who wants to be lied to?
Whether we do it consciously or subconsciously, we tend to organize our lives to display our identity as accurately as possible. Our lifestyle choices often reveal our values, or at least what we’d like people...
No matter how much you cry, the tears will dry. No matter how many nightmares, flashbacks, visions, or terrors you endure, they will pass. To weather these in order to find your true self and...
When it comes to words, rather than using our own voice, authentic and unpracticed, we steal someone else’s to shield our fear.
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