Don’t quiet the real you.
As humans, we say things we don’t mean, or we don’t say something to avoid conflict. It’s a practice many are guilty of, and this practice has a name. It’s called self-silencing. We silence who we are so other people don’t see the “real” us.
Researcher and educator Amber Price says when we get caught up in other people’s expectations, we lose sight of ourselves. She shares ways we can stop self-silencing.