Chapter 4

It can be very tricky to work out who you really are. With every one of us experiencing an intensive initial eighteen years of ‘training’ into the human race, coupled with the many years of rules that follow, we can sometimes lose that all-essential connection to our own core, lose sight of all the components that make us individual and unique.

Self-censoring

What is meant by self-censoring? It’s the inner critic – the voice in our heads that questions the thing we almost do or say, deems it inappropriate, wrong, or just too risky, and stops us following it through. Sometimes this is a good judgement call, but often it is something that simply ...

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