People think of the voices in their head as their own fearful secret. It’s something you have to hide. “If people knew the stuff my mind thinks and says they would think of me as weird or crazy. So to be safe of judgment, embarrassment, or other people’s reactions I’ll just keep them hidden.” The result is that we carry around fear and shame about having them. This adds a layer of thoughts and emotions to our already burdened mind. It also prevents us from dealing with them effectively. There is a better way to live. One of the biggest secrets no one is that most people’s minds have talking, and sometimes screaming voices in their head. The people that don’t have these voices in there with them are just convinced that it is them doing the thinking.
First, to clear up some myths about the voices in your head. Yes, plural, multiple voices. It’s not just one. It is quite normal to have many “voices” in your head. These are the various programs of thinking or belief systems that have been developed and operate in your mind. These systems of beliefs mostly reside in the unconscious and you consciously perceive some of the thoughts. Most will miss the emotions and embedded meanings packaged with the thoughts until you develop more self awareness. Continue reading
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