When we are aware of the condition of girls and women around the world, we can feel that we are members of a country of afraid.
The states are:
It can feel overwhelming to be aware of this happening at a global level, and yet even in states of privilege (educated women working in educational institutions), we can subscribe to the Pledge of Allegiance to the Country of Afraid.
How do we do this? By sabotaging our own damn selves by giving in to fear.
This week, answer these questions in your journal:
I give in to fear by sabotaging myself
· hourly by…
· daily by…
· weekly by…
· monthly by…
If I were not afraid, I would know it by
· hourly feeling…
· daily feeling…
· weekly feeling…
· monthly feeling…
If I were not afraid, I would regularly do the following:
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