How to be authentic in life? (14 Quotes + 25 Ways)

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It is important how you want to live your life. Do you want to live your life according to your own or do you want to live according to someone else’s?

You have to decide this. If you live the way you are, love yourself, try to improve yourself, then you will be able to make a different identity for yourself.

To know a little more about this, we are sharing some inspiring quotes & tips to live an authentic life. It will tell you how to be authentic in life and some ways to live an authentic life according to your own way.

How to be authentic in life?

Find some inspiring quotes with important tips to be authentic in your life. 

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1. Dare to be yourself

“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening and strange that self may prove to be.” ― May Sarton

2. Do what matters most to you

“It’s your life. Do what matters most to you; do what makes you feel alive and happy. Don’t let the expectations and ideas of others limit who you are. You need to decide who you are for yourself. Become a whole being. Adventure.” ― Roy T. Bennett

3. Be who you really are

“If you don’t know who you truly are, you’ll never know what you really want.” ― Roy T. Bennett

4. Always keep Going

“Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.” ― Roy T. Bennett

5. Do what you can

“Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.” ― Roy Bennett

6. Stay with positive people

“Good things happen in your life when you surround yourself with positive people.” ― Roy T. Bennett

7. Accept yourself

“It doesn’t matter how many people you meet in your life; you just need the real ones who accept you for who you are and help you become who you should be.” ― Roy T. Bennett

8. Have a purpose in your life

“If you have a strong purpose in life, you don’t have to be pushed. Your passion will drive you there.” ― Roy T. Bennett

9. Never compare yourself to others

“Stop comparing yourself to others. Always strive to improve yourself to become better today than you were yesterday to serve those around you and the world.” ― Roy T. Bennett

10. Live your life according to you

“When you stop living your life based on what others think of you real life begins. At that moment, you will finally see the door of self-acceptance opened.” ― Shannon L. Alder

11. Throw away your ego

“When you lose your ego, you win. It really is that simple.” ― Shannon L. Alder

12. Accept the reality

“Accepting the reality of our sinfulness means accepting our authentic self. Judas could not face his shadow; Peter could. The latter befriended the impostor within; the former raged against him.” ― Brennan Manning

13. Change your thoughts to become better

“When I change my thoughts, my problems fix themselves.” ― Lisa Haisha

14. Be consistent

“Living an authentic life means your thoughts and actions will be consistent, no matter what happens, because they agree with who you are.” ― Vincent H. O’Neil

25 Ways to live an authentic life

Here is the list of some ways that will help you to live an authentic life.

  1. Accept Yourself
  2. Dare to be yourself
  3. Make your own decisions.
  4. Do what matters most to you
  5. Know who you truly are and what you want
  6. Don’t let the thoughts of others limit who you are
  7. Do what makes you feel happy
  8. Stop living your life based on others thinking
  9. Lose your ego, you win
  10. Accepting your reality
  11. Change your negative thoughts into positive
  12. Always Keep Going
  13. Be Brave and Take Risks
  14. Focus on your strengths
  15. Focus on your character
  16. Have faith in yourself
  17. Focus on your blessings
  18. Focus on your goals
  19. Surround yourself with positive people.
  20. Have a strong purpose in life
  21. Stop comparing yourself to others.
  22. Always strive to improve yourself to become better
  23. Open your mind to see new possibilities
  24. Do what you can create
  25. Be consistent with your thoughts and actions

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2 thoughts on “How to be authentic in life? (14 Quotes + 25 Ways)”

  1. My favorite quotation here was Shannon L. Alder’s: “When you stop living your life based on what others think of you real life begins. At that moment, you will finally see the door of self-acceptance opened.”

    I also liked your 25 suggestions for living an authentic life.

    Thank you for quoting my book The Unused Path: Techniques for Living an Authentic Life. It’s available in ebook for 99 cents and in paperback for five dollars on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

    Vincent H. O’Neil

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