Our shadow self is the part of ourselves that we rejected and repressed. We can begin to see it by looking externally, realizing that we see in others what we are.
The stigma attached to mental health issues won’t go away until we change our language. Health is health. The body, mind, and emotions are connected.
What would be possible in life if we stopped caring what others think? If we stopped conforming to expectations? If we all had the courage to live our truth and be who we are?
Giving yourself permission to suck is the best thing you can do to build strength where you need it most. There is no greater freedom than the freedom to fail.
When we reveal the parts of ourselves that we keep hidden, we are able to serve others in a bigger way. Often, it’s part of ourselves that we try the hardest to hide is the key that unlocks our greatest service.
Why are we so quick to claim ownership of our feelings, challenges, and problems, and so hesitant to own our worth? We have it backward.
On Halloween, we dress in costume and slip on a mask to assume a persona. So, really, it’s like every other day. As you plan your costume, have you considered who you are behind your mask?