How good do you smell?
In other words, how much do you sniff out
other people's bullshit? AND how REAL are you?
How pleasant do you actually smell to others?
I know this sounds absurd. But you all know
people who you've immediately connected with
and trust are showing you their True Self.
Take Melissa McCarthy, for example. She seems
pretty darn real, doesn't she? That's why we love
her. She just shows up without pretense or the
need to gain others' approval or love, and we
LOVE that about her. At least I do!
It's a lot of fun to watch someone in action
whose taken off the mask to a large part. I
say in large part, because to some extent, we
all wear this mask.
We must wear this mask in order to feel safe
in the world. Safe from what? Safe from rejection,
safe from unearthing the dreaded truth that we
aren't really lovable or good enough.
Of course, it's not Truth, just a faulty perception
we picked up as youngsters. We truly are VERY
lovable and worthy and precious creations of
an Intelligence beyond understanding.
Surprisingly, we all have this ability to SNIFF
out incongruencies, inconsistencies, and the
MASK that each one of us wears. It's an
This is something for you to ponder. How do
you wear a Mask, and what is one thing you
can begin doing to reveal your True Self?
Ask for what you want with something simple.
Share a secret with someone safe.
Set a boundary with someone who mistreats you.
Argue or confront when typically you'd keep silent.
Admit you're scared, lonely, sad to someone.