I was holding onto not pursuing my professional career for so long that it started to affect my body physically.Lourawls Nairn
- Complete honesty is completely terrifying.
- It is most difficult to be honest when it comes to our identity and our emotions.
- We will struggle to be honest with others if we are not first honest with ourselves.
- Silence is often uncomfortable because it requires us to come face-to-face with what we are thinking and feeling.
- Dishonesty with others and discomfort with ourselves can negatively affect our physical health.
- Shallow relationships are safer but less meaningful than substantial relationships.
- If we are fully loved without being fully known, we will always wonder whether we are actually loved at all.
- Honesty is a prerequisite to healing.
- Emotional honesty is not the opposite of critical thinking, and it actually leads to more rational decisions.
- The depth of our relationships is measured by our degree of honesty and by others’ response to that honesty.
- Take your emotional temperature at intervals throughout the day by considering, “What is going on inside of me?”
- When you struggle to understand your emotions, explore them by expressing them.
- Evaluate, “Is it more difficult for me to be honest with myself, with others, or with God?”
Stop Wearing Masks
Wallet, keys, phone, and… mask? In 2020, remembering to grab your mask before you run an errand has become the new normal. This week, Russell Catania and Dr. Michael Brown have a candid conversation about a completely different kind of mask we wear.
Share That Secret
We can’t be fully loved unless we are fully known. This week Beau Johnson and Dr. Michael Brown share their perspectives about the power of cultivating real, vulnerable relationships.
Listen To Yourself
If we are willing to decode them, we will find deep meaning in the hidden messages our emotions, behaviors, and even bodies are sending us. This week, Dr. Michael Brown and Nick Gillispie share some practical tips on how to cultivate the habit of paying attention to what’s happening below the surface.