The Power of Authenticity
Authenticity is a key factor in mental health and success. Check out the full Insider interview about the benefits here or read the snippet below!
"Authenticity, the act of showing up as your true self, is one of the most beneficial things you can do for yourself. Connection is a basic mental health need for humans. We have found that without enough connection, our brains physically deteriorate. But you cannot experience connection if you are not authentic, because connection happens when you and another person understand one another and are able to be responsive to one another.
When you are authentic, you experience positive emotional boosts that give you a lasting resilience to negative emotional events. When you are authentic, your body stress is reduced, improving your physical health. When you are authentic, you can learn new things and grow more efficiently, which improves academic abilities. When you are authentic, you utilize your best skills to meet your goals, so you are more effective and efficient at meeting goals."
Read the full article here!