I have a little foggy part of my thinking that is always seeking permission from others for something. Permission to be me, namely. Be me in business. Be me romantically. Be me socially. Be me.
This voice is not a natural voice. It is a voice that is programmed into people by controlling systems. When we’re told who we are and who we should be, we are given this voice. The voice shows up as questions coupled with fearful visions of exclusion, isolation, and death.
“Should you really be thinking you can do that?”
“What if they don’t like it?”
“What if you’re harmful
“You’re self and stupid for thinking that”. Permission. We
That safety gives us protection. Protection when
We should have never been required to earn protection or safety to be ourselves. Only toxic systems suppress and control the expression of individuals. It is commanded by the all-powerful “should”. Shoulds are shame cloaked in authority. Don’t buy into it. Consent is where power is balanced.