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The Inner-Voice Lies

QUESTION: Name one thing you have lied to yourself about. Why did you do this?

I suffer with bipolar and anxiety, I lie to myself all the time. I lie about big things, like about whether I'm worth anything. I also lie to myself about trivial things; like about how grievous it is to make my own sandwich verses buying one, or how taking a shower and shaving is a long and tedious task, and I don't have time to do such things. It's not easy, but it is super important that no matter how many lies our inner-voice tells us, we use another inner-voice to shout they are not true. It's important to remind ourselves to be in denial of the lies. Otherwise we will let our lies consume our every waking thoughts and lives.

We are worth a damn, it's easy to make a sandwich, and we feel better when we look our best. Lies were created to hurt, truth uplifts and breaks chains.

Now it's your turn. Answer the question in the comments below.

Comments

Eustacia | Eustea Reads said…
To be honest, I’m still at the stage where all the negative voices (e.g. “you’re friendless/you deserve to be friendless”) still feel like truths, even though I know they’re not.

The gap between knowing something and believing it is much bigger than I thought
Nathan Weaver said…
Oh absolutely. But yelling the truth at the inner-voices helps.