For many years I have held myself back from naming many of the things that have happened to me.
In a conditioned belief that it was my job to protect those who didn’t protect me.
But I see now that I have cheated not only myself but my clients and those I impact, out of fear of speaking the truth.
Believing You Must Keep Silent
When you come from a background where you were abused, bullied, or made to feel like a terrible person you often carry a secret responsibility to “quietly hold the family secrets”.
So you silence yourself for fear of shaming or guilting others.
Not realizing that you’re actually silencing and shaming yourself.
There’s No Need to Hide
Be honest with yourself. Share your vulnerable heart. Stand up and own what happened in the past.
It does not define you.
It defines them.
There’s no need to hide it anymore.
It’s not your duty to protect them.
It’s time for YOU first now.
Because self-first is not