We used to trust ourselves wholly. But over our lifetime, we were taught and directed to look for knowledge, directions and guidance outside of us. Other people supposedly know better about what we should do, eat and think than we do.
The path back to trusting ourselves happens in drips. The more we practice, the louder our inner voice is, drowning out the voices of our inner critic and all of the other critics we collected over the years.
Get quiet and listen. You’re in there waiting to be heard.
I write everyday because it allows me to voice what is at the surface. Once that is out of my head, I can dig in another layer deeper. My daily writing practice has been my greatest exploration of self and humanity. Sign up here to receive these thought nuggets in your inbox on the daily.