Lola Medicine Keeper, Parser of Truths
03 March 2017
Lately, conversations with friends and clients have swirled around the idea of lying to ourselves.
How do you even know it’s happening? It’s incredibly difficult to know because our mind generates lies to obscure truths we can’t yet identify.
How can you “live your truth” if you don’t even know what your truth is?
You can’t live authentically until you understand how it feels when you’re lying to yourself.
To our egos, the truth is an elusive and tantalizing object of prey. Our minds hunt for the truth like a bargain shopper, and when any inkling of it emerges (especially if it’s counter to the fear factory), it’s systematically eradicated – often well before we are aware it ever tried to surface.
Our truth silently suffocates under a white blanket of lies.
So, how do you identify fiction and unveil authenticity?
Ask yourself the following questions…
It’s always worth it to uncover your lies.
It’s also usually scary. That’s okay. Your truth is worth facing a little fear for.
Please, continue this journey in the next article of this series: How your body knows you’re lying before you do…