Honesty: Being honest is being open, trustworthy and truthful. When people are honest, they can be relied on not to lie, cheat or steal. Honesty is telling the truth. It is admitting mistakes even when you know someone might be angry or disappointed. Being honest means that you don't pretend to be something you are not. With honesty, you can trust things to be as they appear. Affirmation: I am honest. I can be trusted to keep my word. I admit mistakes. I tell the truth, kindly and tactfully. I have no need to impress others. I accept myself as I am.