Early on in my life, I would divulge all my worries to those closest to me. Hoping that they would provide advice and calm my fears. Instead of searching within myself for the answers, I would heavily depend on others to guide me. Soon, vocalizing my fears and troubles became the norm for every conversation I had.
It was not until I began to consciously fight my demons, that I realized not all my worries need to be spoken. My dear friends and family did not need to be burdened with my problems – they had their own. Not only was I perpetuating my fears by vocalizing them, but I had become a negative and depressing individual, offering little to my closest relationships. Continue reading