True – adjective (real)
being what exists, rather than what was thought, intended or stated
What a fabulous definition!
Being what exists – who you are.
Not what you do or say you will do, intend to do someday…but who you are, right here, right now.
We all know people who aren’t truthful, exaggerate or embellish the truth. People who you don’t believe will do what they say they will. People you don’t believe are being truthful. People who stroke your ego maybe? Or just tell you exactly what you want to hear.
Sad but true.
These people may be genuinely nice people. But if you don’t believe what they’re saying to you, then you are not going to go to them when you need advice, an honest opinion or some support are you?
Likewise, we all have people whose opinions we trust. People you go to when you need an honest answer and know they will speak the truth even if it may not be what you want to hear.
Ask yourself, which category do you fall into? Being truthful is something you can change right now.
Decide to only speak the truth from now on.
⭐️ Being known for speaking the truth about others – don’t gossip or talk unkindly behind their backs.
⭐️ Be truthful about who you are – not what others think you should be but what sits in line with your values and beliefs.
⭐️ Be honest when talking about yourself – don’t exaggerate or embellish the truth to portray yourself as better than you are.
⭐️ Don’t make excuses – admit when your are wrong, own your faults and learn to move on.
⭐️ Let go of any lies you might have been telling yourself and embrace your life just as it is – the good, the bad and the ugly.
In the quest to be your own kind of beautiful – be true to yourself at all times and you will live a happier, more fulfilled life.
How true to yourself are you? Where can you improve upon this to ensure you are always being as honest as you can?
🦄 Did you miss any of the previous posts in this series? Check out BE YOUR OWN KIND OF BEAUTIFUL, BRAVE, ENTHUSIASTIC, ACCEPTING and UNIQUE.
4 thoughts on “Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful: Truthful”
Such a great series Nicky. Thank you.
Thank you for your kind feedback 🙂
“embrace your life just as it is – the good, the bad and the ugly.”- Great advice! Besides, how can we improve if we think everything about our life is perfect? 🙂
Indeed and that’s false! 🙂
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