"Mike's book is a wonderful expression of authenticity in action - clear, honest, instructive, and a passionate call to be your true Divine Self."
- Cheryl Richardson, New York Times best-selling author, Take Time for Your Life
"Mike Robbins provides a clear guide for intelligently and compassionately coming face-to-face with yourself and loving the person you meet. His five principles of authenticity teach us how to embrace and celebrate all aspects of who we are and what it means to be a spiritual being having a human incarnation."
- Michael Bernard Beckwith, author, Spiritual Liberation
"Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken is an empowering and refreshing book about how to be successful, real, and fulfilled in life. I highly recommend it."
- Gay Hendricks, New York Times best-selling author, Five Wishes
"Mike Robbins has written a powerful, down-to-earth, and insightful book on one of the most important aspects of happiness and fulfillment in life - authenticity. Be Yourself, Everyone Else Is Already Taken will give you tools and techniques to enhance your life and relationships in a profound way."
- Marci Shimoff, New York Times best-selling author, Happy for No Reason
"Be Yourself, Everyone Else Is Already Taken reminds us that God created each one of us for a unique purpose.?We live in a world where the lines between fake and real have blurred. This powerful book teaches you how to access and express the realness you crave in your work, your relationships, and yourself."
- Jon Gordon, author, The Energy Bus
Part One Why It Can Be Hard to Be Authentic 21
1 Don’t Step Out of Line 23
2 I Can’t Say or Do That 51
Part Two The Five Principles of Authenticity 83
3 Principle 1: Know Yourself 85
4 Principle 2: Transform Your Fear 115
5 Principle 3: Express Yourself 141
6 Principle 4: Be Bold 173
7 Principle 5: Celebrate Who You Are 199
Part Three Authenticity in Action 221
8 Living Your Authentic Life 223
About the Author 237