Authentic Voice: Lost and Found

by Dian Reid-Jancic· Follow Dian on

I wrote a guest blog for Erin over at Creative Soul in Motion on finding my authentic voice. It goes a little something like this: 

In 2013 I listen to my authentic voice on a daily basis. We converse, we laugh, we cry, we play—we even disagree every now and then. We have a relationship and we listen to and respect one another. Of course, it wasn’t always this way.

When I was a kid I think I must’ve been best friends with my authentic voice. That’s where we learned to laugh together, play together, cry together, understand one another. I hadn’t learned anyone’s voice but my own yet, so there were no others to get my authentic voice confused with.

Like many, I lost touch with that authentic voice as I grew up. My parents, grandparents, teachers, strangers on TV, radio, and in real life all had voices of their own I thought I should be listening to. After all, they were the grown ups. They ought to know exactly how to live my life, they’d done this whole growing up thing before.

Yeah, not exactly.

To read the rest, clickety-click this. I’d be delighted if you’d leave a comment or share your own story here or over there …

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