What does being Authentic mean to you?
It’s a big word going around a lot these days, and for good reason.
I enjoy looking up words online… words are fun to play with… Here are a few examples for the word Authentic, or authenticity.
Authenticity refers to the truthfulness of origins, attributions, commitments, sincerity, devotion, and intentions.
not false or imitation: real, actual
worthy of acceptance
true to one’s own personality, spirit, or character
accurate, actual, authoritative, bona fide, certain, convincing, credible, creditable, dependable, factual, faithful, for real, legit, legitimate, official, original, pure, reliable, sure, true, trustworthy, trusty, twenty-four carat, valid, veritable
genuine means not fake or counterfeit – or sincerely felt or expressed, while authentic means conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief and trust
Being authentic feels to me to be organic, finding my true nature from inside, without the aid of outside input! It feels good, natural, true.
When I am being authentic, I can move with trust, intention, and mindfulness. I feel connected, with my inner being as well as my physical body. I don’t need to judge myself, nor do I need to put limitations on myself, if I trust myself.
How do you feel authentic? What makes you you? Come on, friend, give it up…journal a bit, write about it, and share it with me… send me an email or share here!
Keep on shining your own light, you will feel grand…
and others will feel it too. sending you love today…