This little social experiment has given birth to some incredible conversations about fear and authenticity. In one of these conversation a friend recently confided that, as hard as she tries to be honest, she often holds back what she’s thinking for fear of offending someone.
That’s a legitimate concern. In a materialist culture of good-better-best, most people have underlying fears about their worth, and when we’re open about our opinions, we chance to stumble over each others’ deeply buried insecurities. I know because, a few weeks ago, another friend stumbled over mine. Continue reading