Authenticity

The more we act authentically, the more likely we will be happy and experience subjective and psychological well-being[1][2]. Authentic people have higher levels of life satisfaction[3]. Couples who struggle with their own authenticity unconsciously conspire toward an inauthentic relationship[4].

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I don't use politics, false flattery or people pleasing.
I have values and I have the courage to live by them.
I choose not to subordinate myself to the opinions or judgments of others.
I like to try new things and learn about myself and what I like.
I am trustworthy and honest.
I don't use avoidance and silence tactics to hide my intentions or true self.
I know and accept my weaknesses.
I talk about personal things with those I am close to.
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      Research
      • [1] Wood, Linley, Maltby, Baliousis, Joseph. (2008) The authentic personality: A theoretical and empirical conceptualization and the development of the Authenticity Scale. Journal of Counseling Psychology, Vol 55(3), Jul 2008, 385-399. View
      • [2] Abigail A. M. (2014)The Benefits of Being Yourself: An Examination of Authenticity, Uniqueness, and Well-Being. MAPP Capstone. Penn Libraries View
      • [3] Boyraz, G., Waits, J.B., & Felix, V.A. (2014). Authenticity, life satisfaction, and distress: A longitudinal analysis. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 61(3), 498-505. View
      • [4] Mel Schwartz L.C.S.W. (2012) Seeking Authenticity View
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