Marc & Angel Chernoff

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    How to be yourself

    Photo by Cindy La Ferle “Whenever you choose to pull back, say less, or restrain your magnificence to survive in a relationship, this spells trouble. The next opportunity you have to spend time with this person, ask yourself: Will I have to shrink to make this work, or is this a situation where I can grow?” ~Marc Chernoff Today’s quote got me thinking about being authentic in our relationships. Of course, there’s a huge difference between being brutally honest and expressing our truth with tact and diplomacy. But how often do we refrain from saying what we really think in order to keep the peace — or to ensure that others will like us?…