People often ask me how I can be so vulnerable and disclose so many of my struggles, issues and anxieties on my blog and in my emails.
“Aren’t you worried what other people will think of you?”, they ask.
“Won’t people believe you are cuckoo when you talk so openly about your many problems and the battles that go on in your head?”
“Aren’t you scared your employer will read what you write and think less of you?”
“What if your friends and family find out about your problems with anxiety and low self-worth and judge you for it?”
All valid considerations of course.
And a few years ago, I would have shared these concerns. In fact, I would not have admitted my struggles at all. Not to my friends or colleagues, not to anybody. And certainly not publicly on the internet for everybody to see.
Because I would have been terrified of the inevitable judgement.
So, what changed? Why doesn’t it bother me any longer now? Well, let me tell you…Read more