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How to Be True to Yourself: 4 Tips for Finding Your True Self

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 2 min read

William Shakespeare wrote, “This above all: to thine own self be true.” This prolific piece of advice from Hamlet is sage wisdom in a world full of distractions. Being true to yourself is a good way to build self-esteem, self-respect, and overall healthy well-being. While it may seem like easy advice to follow, listening to your authentic self can be a big challenge that takes care, time, and practice.