The Truest Words

By Millicent Sykes

The ones that cut deep, to the core

The words we say to ourselves when no one is listening

Words, phrases that our inner being attempts to dispel

A judgement we hold and hope no one sees

A message our behavior attempts to prove wrong

When echoed by others, our insecurity is activated

Those triggers we try so hard to counter and dissolve

(Sometimes with luck, other times with disdain of its presence)

“What do you mean I am not perfect?”

“No way I am faulty, I have no flaws I have banished them to the land of no existence”

Purity, being angelic, being sadistic.. these are perceived character flaws which are curable

Maybe… depends on your goals, dreams, and vision

What is it you actually need?

Let’s start there…

Let’s accept we need others and see how things change

I acknowledge I need you!

Do you need me?

Published by mindsetofathlete

I am a mental health professional in love with art, of various expressions. My career focuses on understanding health and fitness, acknowledging when a person has become unbalanced in their obligations, and determining the best customized approach for helping clients recover and heal. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, participating in outdoor activities, and exploring cuisines and cultural elements of my environment.

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