Genuine people are true to themselves, their values and their friends. They work on it. It is a set of behaviors that become 2nd nature. Perhaps by examining things genuine people do consistently, we can learn to more like them.
They celebrate the successes of others
Recognizing and celebrating the accomplishments of others comes easily to people who are authentic and true to themselves. They are not threatened by the success and accomplishments of others. They freely give respect.
People who are genuine freely show love and kindness
Self confidence makes it easy to show love and kindness to all. There is simply no reason to hold back on the great feelings you have.
They are people who own their actions
Those who are genuine don’t pass along credit or blame for their own actions. They are responsible for the way they, think, do things and behave. It is just who they are.
They embrace lessons from the past and move forward
Genuine people make lots of mistakes because they are not afraid to try things. They step up and give it a go. If it falls through or failure happens it is not a waste of time. It is a lesson learned.
Genuine people are not people pleasers
Although genuine people have many friends and are helpful and kind, they are not people pleasers. Typically they do things for the greater good of themselves and all involved. They do not need to seek approval of others.
They have an open mind
These people are willing to look at all options with curiosity. They explore options before making decisions and taking action.
Genuine people know their worth
People who are genuine recognize that everyone has value, including themselves. They don’t need to cushion their self esteem with compliments from others.
It is not always easy to be genuine. It, like any other trait must be nurtured. It is never too late to cultivate these traits.