be yourself

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be oneself

To be in one's most natural, comfortable, sincere, and ingenuous state of mind and being. You should always try to be yourself with those you care about. I told her to just be herself during the interview.

be yourˈself

act naturally: Don’t try to act sophisticated — just be yourself.
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Search for every way possible to let go, and find the courage to be yourself.