Wearing a ‘Personality Flaw’ Mask Is Bad For Your Health

It’s painful to wear and reduces self-improvement

A man wears an uncomfortable mask and notes a masked dummy in a shop window.

We wear masks, even though we aren’t aware of them. We craft them — piece by piece — as we discover parts of our temperament we dislike or fear others will find objectionable.

To be liked and avoid exclusion, we hide the negative features of our psyche from…



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✨ Bridget Webber

Writer, former counselor, author, and avid tea drinker learning how to live well.