The problem with radical honesty is that we are not transparent to ourselves—we are always biased, and so is the feedback we provide.
Many of us subconsciously believe there is only so much good allotted to us—so, when something good happens, watch out.
“What I look like” is not a static picture cut out and placed in different environments, but one that changes again and again.
“Though desire for sex is considered one of our four primal drives, I lack such a desire almost completely.”
There is opportunity in forcibly rewriting a story, in trying out identities that might not feel true at first.
It is the act of recording all this data that has helped me step away from identifying so strongly with it.
I wanted the most information possible and thought I had nothing to fear. Then my mother began to lose her memory.
It was the form of therapy I feared that changed me for the better.