Living an authentic life—being true to ourselves in our personal and professional arenas—is an act of courage. It asks us to reveal who we are to those who may judge us for it. It asks us to know who we are and to embrace that person. It requires pushing back against forces that are telling us to conform. It can be a risk to our jobs and relationships.
And yet, it is one of the most freeing things we can do for ourselves—and for those around us. So, why is it so hard? How can we best be true to ourselves?
In this article for The Actuary, Andrés explores what makes this road such a difficult one to travel, as well as the rewards that make it worth the trip.