Are You An Authentic Person? Find Out Here!

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The word 'authentic' means being genuine and real. However, are you really an authentic person? Well, read on to find out about the signs of being an authentic person.

When it comes to judging a person on his/her genuineness, we can clearly find out if they are really genuine or not. Sometimes, it is their body language or their smile that let's out the cat easily.

It is easy to find out if they are really authentic or not. But, when it comes to knowing your own self, it can get a little difficult to understand this.

Generally, authentic people are extremely likable and pleasant to be around with. They do find many friends and also their friends like confiding their deep dark secrets to such people.

They make the other person feel comfortable, and you never know when you are really special to them.

If this is something that happens to you then keep reading to know if you are an authentic person or not, and keep smiling.

Do Not Fake Feelings
If you are disappointed and do express it at that moment, without keeping the unpleasant thoughts in mind and grumble about it later, then you are a genuine person. There is nothing wrong in expressing your emotions, even if you are hurt. If you ignore this feeling and let go of the situation, even then you are an authentic person, but if you choose to make an issue out of it, you need to control this, as it may affect your image.

Do Not Fake Feelings
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Do Not Have To Please Anyone
People who are genuine show more of a compassion and understanding towards everyone. They do not strive to please anyone or impress them. It is their character and their confidence about themselves that makes them more likable by all.

Do Not Have To Please Anyone
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Never Compare To Others
Competition is good, but only when it comes to achieving something in a right way. Competing for unwanted things can make you a negative person. Authentic people usually understand the facts and focus more on their improvements and do not get carried away with the progress of others.

Never Lie
They say that telling a lie to make the other person happy is not a lie. It is just right. A lie is a lie! Sooner or later people will come to know of the truth. Telling lies makes you lie more often to cover-up the matter. Authentic people who are genuinely non-liars do not have any such burden on their mind of lying. This helps them focus on other important things in life.

Never Lie
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They Do Not Have A Closed Mind
Authentic people are more open and willing to learn new things. They are more adaptable. This makes them more approachable to learn and discuss new things. When you have a closed mind, you become more intolerant, rude and unhappy. This creates a negative image of yours in front of your loved ones.

If you feel that you fit the bill, you are an authentic person. If you have any suggestions, do share them with us in the comment section below.

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Story first published: Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 12:44 [IST]
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