Speak Up! A Life Beyond Complacency and Fear

Lessons learned through complacency, classical conditioning and fear of being a burden

Photo by Caroline Hernandez on Unsplash

You’re so smart and well behaved.

If the adults respect me and I do what they ask, good things happen.

My needs are a burden to others, even to my parents.

When we do not speak up for ourselves, we begin to resent the people around us.

Here are some of the many lessons I have learned from a lifetime of agreeableness and fear based complacency:

Bachelor of Design Student, Freelance Digital Designer, Musician. I write about design and life. Twitter: @sarahsaccomanno

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