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Need to tell the truth, remain sincere in intentions is relevant on April 30, when National Honesty Day comes, marking triumph of truth. People lie feeling sorry for loved, achieve goals, in attempt to seem better. Deception is perceived painfully, sometimes takes form of betrayal. Try to avoid lying, in difficult situations choose way excluding details.

The History

Founder of holiday is Hirsh Goldberg wrote «The Book of Lies» in 1990. Ranking of lie contains main types presented: harmless lies (no disastrous consequences of suppressing truth), lying to yourself (person tries to convince himself), flattery unjustified compliments (essence does not correspond to reality), deception to maintain partner relationship, offensive words to hurt opponent’s feelings, obsessive need.

How to celebrate

Stop lying on holiday. Make sure it’s simple doable task. Results pleasantly surprise.

  1. Make confession, reveal secret lay heavy on shoulders. Frankness becomes the best choice in maintaining relationship.
  2. Start communicating with colleagues and subordinates by selecting type of communication disposes to trust. Give up email. Choose format of conference calls, video calls to strengthen team loyalty, improve partner environment.
  3. Realize bad truth is better than sweet lie told with good intentions. Trust is difficult to earn, save, it can be lost in moments.

People feel insecure because of inability to read people’s thoughts. Distrust in society is result of total deception one has to face in service, interpersonal relationships. Be honest, this is way making world better, kinder, responsive, clearer.

When is National Honesty Day celebrated in 2022?

National Honesty Day is observed on April 30 each year.