Authenticity, Integrity, Empathy, oh my!

So many words have been taunting me lately. It used to be one word that I would come back to every time things seemed to break out into chaos. That word was authenticity. If I ensure that I am being my most authentic self during every interaction that’s good enough. It’s all we can do.

But, in order to be authentic you have to make difficult choices. What is authenticity? Brene Brown describes…

--

--

--

You must grow strong enough to love the world, yet empty enough to sit down at the same table with its worst horrors. ― Andrew Boyd

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

A Day in the Life of a Trans Woman Making $16 an Hour in San Francisco

Diversity and inclusivity in tech: Actions and opportunities in Montreal

GEF Paris: Six Reflections From the Women Deliver Team

Reparations Actually Make Sense

African Americans in the Criminal Justice .

Intersectional Feminism is for Everybody

Lydia, a dark haired woman, wears a dark baseball cap, bright red lipstick, and the bisexual flag colors as face paint. She smiles big and proudly.

issues in belfast

Other side of Canada

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Adjust Your Sails

Adjust Your Sails

You must grow strong enough to love the world, yet empty enough to sit down at the same table with its worst horrors. ― Andrew Boyd

More from Medium

There are no ground rules in relationship.

The Toughest Choices

Abortion as a Right of Personhood

The Diary of C. E. Joe Bloggs: Mental Health and Moonies.