Check out this interesting post from Ken over at Mildly Creative (hat tip to Deb Owen) called How to Be Authentic with People Who Love You but Don't Understand You. The post is about why it is still the best approach to be authentic - really you - and offers suggestions for how to do this even if the real you is somewhat foreign or strange to some. Here is a snippet:
2. Stop asking people to give you what you won’t give yourself. On Wednesday, I’ll write about how we often expect our friends and family to see things we can’t yet see, believe things we don’t yet believe, and to give support to things we don’t yet support ourselves. And, of course, I’ll explain why we need to stop doing this.
Such a good point. Check it out!