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Authenticity is about being your true self and not pretending to be someone else. It is also the way to take ownership and refine and improve your true self toward the best you can become.
Therefore, if your true self is aggressive, entitled or immature, you don't have permission to mistreat others.
You can only know yourself if you are honest and accepting of all the parts of you.
Pay attention around you as you work on first knowing, then working on yourself.
People feel a greater sense of meaning in life when they are able to be their true selves. To reveal the true self:
The distance between your answer to the true-self and the social settings prompt is how far you have to go to become authentic. Ultimately, the way we act around those who are closest to us is how we should act around everyone.
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