In the last blog I mentioned the value of having and being a good friend. Being an authentic friend does not mean to imply you will always agree with other or will not share your perceptions. It does mean that you can live with the complexities of someone’s life. Your own included. Understand that you […]
It seems a common assumption is that when we finally become authentic life will turn into a bowl of cherries. We think we are going to get to a peaceful, happy place, and things are always going to be perfect and stay that way! Not so! Being authentic is really being fully present in the moment and being able […]
Becoming authentic is an inside job, it takes courage. Asking others about who we really are can be useless if they bought into our academy award winning performances of being what others expect.
Part of our exploration for authenticity can be inspired by others. I think we sense when another is “real”, just as we sense BS. Words spoken from the heart have a ring or truth we instinctively recognize.