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What Other People Think

Your lower brain thinks that what other people think is dangerous. 

So when it comes to how you will handle telling other people something your afraid to tell them, you think that they will freak out and worry about your decision and have lots of opinions on what you have decided to do. 

What if all of that was totally ok? What if you planned on no one understanding just yet and everyone having strong opinions and not approving and then when they do those things you reassure your lower brain that the way they feel about your decision is totally fine and it's not dangerous. 

It's ok that they don't understand yet. You understand. You know. You've received answers and inspiration and this is your life. It's enough for now for only you to know that this is the right next step for you.

They'll come around or maybe not, and it's all totally fine. We don't need to manage other people's reactions ever.

The exhausting part of telling people stuff like this or worry about telling people stuff like this is when you need their response to be a certain way and it probably won't be. 

If it's totally fine for them to think whatever they want because you've got your own back, then it's not scary to tell people.

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