Monday, June 22, 2015

Secrets: Questions & Thoughts

Keeping information hidden from others is the definition of a secret.

Why do we keep secrets?
  • Shame
  • Guilt
  • Embarrassment
  • Power
  • Protection
Why do we keep the secrets of others?
Love or Fear

Why do we tell secrets?
Revenge or Enlightenment

We keep secrets in the dark, hidden and covered up. 
Secrets clutter our lives. Keep us stuck.
Shedding a secret can take many forms:
  • Journaling
  • Creating a song, collage or story
  • Writing a letter (shared or not)
  • Counseling
  • Sharing with a friend
  • Sharing with many

Is the intent of shedding a secret to heal or hurt?

Shinning light on a secret allows us to see it in a new perspective.

Remembering there is more than one right way.

Inviting trust & patience in the process of releasing secrets.

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