Question — Do you fear using your voice?
When you walk into a McDonald’s and order a burger with fries and a shake, how did you accomplish that? By using your voice.
When you call a customer service help line with a problem and you find a solution, how did you accomplish that? By using your voice.
It’s time for a review at work and you are brave enough to ask for a raise and express some of your concerns, how did you accomplish that? By using your voice.
Now, I want my life to be better than my past. I need to expunge the suffering I have in my soul and the burdens I carry from walking through such abuse. I long to live a life that is free from pain, guilt and worry. How do you do that? By using your voice.
Your voice does indeed work. It could be the reason you fear using it. It forces people to listen.
Settle for nothing less than using your voice!