I hope you are enjoying Spring. This month, I have been focusing on the theme of trust. Last week, I was writing on how we can “rewire our brain so that we can trust our own voice and thus our power.”
Trust and Truth go hand in hand, while fear and lying share a connection too.
Trust requires an ongoing commitment to truthfulness in communication.
Trust and truth can usually only form out of authentic intimacy with another.
Fear is a feeling that arises because we don’t feel safe. We lie to cover up our fears of not being loved, accepted, or protected. When we lie, we cover up what is really true.
Some common reasons we lie:
- To get what we want
- To hide the truth
- To save ourselves from embarrassment
- To hide our feelings
- To make a fool of someone
- To justify our behavior
Fear is linked to our survival instinct, so in our bodies it can feel very real.… READ MORE...