When you say the truth, you might disappoint others, but you please yourself.
When you say a lie, you might please others, but you disappoint yourself.
Living an authentic and honest life is not exactly a cakewalk. Vulnerability can be scary at times. But here’s the good thing: The more you do it, the better you get at it.
This is your path, your own unique journey – an adventure that won’t last forever. So, why not please yourself first?
Disappointing people with the truth and loving yourself for doing so always trumps pleasing them with a lie and hating yourself for doing that.