What is the definition of insecurity?
Dictionary definition :Uncertainty or anxiety about oneself; lack of confidence or the state of being open to danger or threat; lack of protection.
Have you ever felt it? My answer is that multiple times everyday! I can feel my insecurity talking to me at present on how people are going to receive this post! It is present all the time. People has different tactics or techniques to overcome this feeling. If you leave it unattended, it can be very dangerous.
Consider this thought, “Relationships fail because people take their own insecurities and try and twist them into their partner’s/reportees flaws!”.:- Baylor Barbee.
Are you able to resonate with the above thought?
Today I found a very interesting idea which changed my outlook towards insecurity.
Consider that you are attending a training or a lecture from a thought leader in that subject. You have a fundamental question about his hypothesis itself. You are not asking the question because of your insecurity!
Now consider this, everyone in the room has the same insecurity, how would that change your outlook?
Wow, what just opened for me? Just from the very thought that everyone else in the room shares the same insecurity with me, I got a great opportunity to become the hero of the class, by asking the question everyone is insecure to ask!
Where is the insecurity now?
What is just opened up for you?