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You are an imperfect work in progress. Be comfortable giving free rein to the good parts of yourself, limit and reform the bad parts, and refine the ugly.
People feel a greater sense of meaning in life when they are able to be their true selves. To reveal the true self:
You can only know yourself if you are honest and accepting of all the parts of you.
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.
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The idea of authenticity has been changed into an excuse to be cruel without feeling bad about it.
Reclaiming authenticity is essential because it is a key piece of a meaningful life.
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