Being a natural people pleaser, I struggle with the same thing. These past couple of years, I realized that being inauthentic takes a toll on myself and everyone around me. So I’ve been actively doing a lot of self-reflection about who I am, who I want to be, and what I want out of life. Everyday, I strive to be a better more authentic version of myself. Thanks for writing this article! Your writing really resonated with me. I found your philosophy to be empowering and inspiring.