Posted by on December 6, 2017 | 1 comment

Don’t Believe the Lies You Tell Yourself

Your stories aren’t “the truth”. None of our stories are. They are merely the way we’ve chosen to interpret the events and experiences of our lives. Here’s one of mine. When I was in kindergarten my classmates and I would often sing songs as a group, led by one of our teachers. I was six-years-old, full of beans, and never missed an opportunity for good ol’ self-expression. On this particular occasion, I closed my eyes as the singing began. The song was one of my favourites, and I belted out the tune with the rest of my classmates. My six-year-old self was having a blast, loving every minute of the performance! Then I noticed that something seemed odd. I couldn’t put my finger on it, but something had definitely shifted. Gingerly, I opened my eyes, and to my horror I saw that everyone had stopped singing. Instead they were all staring at me as if I’d lost my marbles! I got a scolding from the teacher for singing so loudly,...

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