“Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalizing.”
— William S. Burroughs
…ut or shut down. But when we confront our insecurities and overcome them, they no longer bother us. We grow through confrontation and reflection, not through submission.
A reminder before we start: the world does stuff to you, but your life is determined by how you react to this stuff. Most of the power is in your hands. Don’t try to convince yourself that you’re helpless, or that t…