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The gift of vulnerability……..Do you reveal your true face?

Posted by on Oct 22, 2015

The gift of vulnerability……..Do you reveal your true face?

Feeling and revealing our vulnerability, and being TRULY SEEN…we are so scared of it yet we want it so much as well.. What is going on with that? In this article i explore this curious conundrum experienced by so many women and i give some simple tips on how to be seen and met in your true essence. I have certainly been one of those women who have ‘held it all together’ and put on a brave face to hide deep feelings within myself. Yet the more I have journeyed deep into my feminine power, the more I have found the courage to NOT hold it all together and to reveal my tender parts, my vulnerable self, to the world. And yes! What a relief! I have discovered that I love admitting that I am not perfect! It is soooo liberating!!!   I love it when I let go of pretending to be strong, wise, attractive or just plain ‘enough’. I love putting all my cards out on the table. I love it when habitual masks I have used to hide behind CRACK, and tender vulnerable realness seeps out. Masks are tiring… The effort it takes to put on a brave face and intricately design a front to put on that looks acceptable and appealing is friggin exhausting! Masks are a form of armour, and the thing about armour is that you have to carry it around with you, you need to uphold it and worst of all, it puts a barrier between the true you and others, and the true you, and your own intimate experience. So why do we bother? First of all I would point out that most of us are often not even aware that we are putting on a front, our armour has become such a part of our lives and the way that we interact with the world, that we forget that it does not serve us, and is entirely optional… Please note- armour is indeed optional.. I would suggest that the reason why we consciously and unconsciously choose to guard our true face has probably got something to do with a deep fear or being rejected. And why do we equate rejection with ‘the end of the world’? I imagine it is because the experience of being ‘rejected’ by another person rubs up against where we are rejecting ourselves on a deep...

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