What Is Really Happening When We Feel Authentic?

Unsettling research suggests authenticity isn’t what we think.

Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.

— Coco Chanel

If Chanel is right, we are jonesing for authenticity now more than we have in a while. Why would it be that adversity and unhappiness make us yearn for…



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Grant H Brenner

Psychiatrist, Psychoanalyst, Entrepreneur, Writer, Speaker, Disaster Responder, Advocate, Photographer