true to oneself


: acting in a way that agrees with one's beliefs or values

Examples of true to oneself in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ninety percent of Gen Z Americans rate authenticity, or being true to oneself, among their highest values. Marcie Merriman, Fortune, 22 Apr. 2024 Her content promotes body positivity, self-expression, and the importance of staying true to oneself through fashion. Kerane Marcellus, Essence, 22 June 2023 There is something to be said for refusing the straitjacket, for being true to oneself in every situation, regardless of what anyone else has to say. Leonard Pitts Jr., Men's Health, 31 May 2023 Some believe that the best way to break through is to focus on developing a solid and well-thought-out strategy, while others argue that breaking through comes from staying true to oneself and one’s values. Jon Michail, Forbes, 16 Mar. 2023 The camera then pans to Lizzo, who is smiling on with approval for carrying forward her own message of being true to oneself. Lyndsey Havens, Billboard, 6 Feb. 2023 This whimsical picture book is a story about being true to oneself. San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 Nov. 2022 There’s a sense of peace in that line, a feeling of being true to oneself that puts one beyond the incessant barbs of our commentary-happy culture. Marco Della Cava, USA TODAY, 16 Aug. 2022 This task is accomplished by either being true to oneself or tricking fellow contenders by using a fake profile. Dory Jackson,, 5 Apr. 2021

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“True to oneself.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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