Authenticity

“To find yourself, think for yourself.” – Socrates

 “Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable. Be honest and transparent anyway.” – Mother Theresa

“Being honest may not get you many friends, but it’ll always get you the right ones.” – John Lennon

 “Authenticity is about being true to who you are, even when everyone around you wants you to be someone else.” – Michael Jordon

“I’ve always loved the idea of not being what people expect me to be.” – Dita Von Teese

“Be yourself, everyone else is taken.” – Oscar Wilde

Don’t worry about the things you can’t control. But there are a few things that you control, and that will help you live a happy life.

Source: Life Hacks

Here Are 26 Things You Can Control

Your attitude

Your thoughts

Your perspective

How honest you are

Who your friends are

What books you read

How often you exercise

The type of food you eat

How many risks you take

How you interpret the situation

How kind you are to others

How kind you are to yourself

How often you say “I love you.”

How often you say “thank you.”

How you express your feelings

Whether or not you ask for help

How often you practice gratitude

How many times you smile

The amount of effort you put forth

How you spend / invest your money

How much time you spend worrying

How often you think about your past

Whether or not you judge other people

Whether or not you try again after a setback

How much you appreciate the things you have