by Patrick Williams, Ed.D., MCC
Telling your truth is scary, but it will set you free.
Telling the truth is hard, or seems to be. In my experience, after a moment of sharing a “big truth” or as might be said, exposing the “elephant in the room” (the thing that everyone knows is there but pretends otherwise) relief might be the experience instead of guilt or embarrassment.
We humans often seem to expect the worst when in fact, we might make an outcome worse by creating a story and in the process tell lies to ourselves and others. All to cover up or hide something that seems awful.