The Power of Being You
Embrace the real you in words.
Mines the psychological issues created through the suppression of your true feelings, which by extension damages your authorial self.
Though the causes of habitual masking may stem from childhood and be challenging to overcome, real writing requires that you grapple with them. In addition to hindering writing, this behavior causes resentment, fatigue, anxiety and stress.
Notes that the way out is through quiet time and meditation so that you can contemplate who you really are. By extension, the writing life can work towards a resolution as it requires quiet time and focused thinking about the self in relation to others.
However, for the writing to be therapeutic, you must be conscious of your history of self denial and connect to who you really are. You must find acceptance of your inner self, where your writing-self resides.
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Source is Psychology Today.
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Darin L. Hammond