The Power of Authenticity
By Mike Robbins
Oprah Radio | October 15, 2009
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What It Really Means to Be Authentic
Authenticity is about enjoying a new sense of freedom to be who we really are—ourselves, natural and without a mask in our relationships, our work and our life. It takes courage, commitment and depth to:
However, being open and real about all of these things (and more) is what it means to be authentic in life.
- Look within ourselves
- Tell the whole truth (even when we don't want to)
- Be vulnerable
- Admit, own and share our true thoughts, feelings, desires, insecurities, passions, embarrassment, dreams and more
In order to utilize the power of authenticity in your life as a way to enhance your relationships, increase your fulfillment and empower yourself use these five key principles as a guide.
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