Monday Morning Motivation
We are remembered for our secrets.
Consider Richard Nixon, Jimmy Swaggart, Bill Clinton and countless others whose reputations are forever linked to the secrets they tried to keep.
Besides the enormous amount of energy required to keep our secrets secret, leading a double life is filled with worry and a constant level of alertness that prevents us from relaxing and being ourselves. Eventually, the shame, guilt and vigilance take its toll. The truth comes out. It always does. And sooner is better than later.
Is it a patient you've crossed a boundary with? A staff member you've hidden your financial difficulties from? The broken vows you made to your spouse? Or the secret stash you consume after everyone goes to bed?
If you find yourself in this tangled web, confess. Today. It's the only access to the peace and ease that you mistakenly thought was possible by keeping your secret secret.
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