Liar, liar.
Love / Soul

Liar, liar.

‘You won’t love me if I tell you the truth about me’.

‘I can’t love you if you don’t.’

I can’t remember the first lie I ever told. I can’t remember how I learned it, or the exact moment the idea came into my head to choose to construct a little fiction instead of telling the truth. I’m certain I knew I was about to get into trouble for something I’d done, and that punishment was one I wanted to avoid at all costs. Continue reading

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Losing our inner child
Soul

Losing our inner child

Do you remember when you were a child, you couldn’t help but be yourself?

You might have been excitable, curious, trusting, and openly loving – uninhibited by the burdens of the world.

But along the way, things happened that impacted your sense of self, and how you interacted with those around you.

People laughed at your ideas… Continue reading

Conquering fear
Soul

Conquering fear

Fear (n) An unpleasant emotion caused by the threat of danger, pain or harm.

That’s the dictionary definition of fear according to Oxford Dictionaries. I know because I looked it up and I looked it up because I was having a really hard time trying to explain what it was.

Fear: It conjures up different associations for all of us. For some people… Continue reading