Thea, Not being honest or living our truth destroys our self-esteem. It is like building our lives on unstable drifting sand instead of the solid rock of truth. Where do you draw the line between childhood lies and serial lying as an adult?
One indicator is our stress level and severity of depression. Are these isolated episodes or ongoing states of being? Serenity and honesty are woven together, inextricably linked. Peace of mind comes only when we live honest lives.