Do you like to realize that someone has told you something and then you have found out that it is not true? Nobody likes to be next to a liar, because in all relationships what matters for it to grow is trust. In reality, lying is a problem that many people have, they think that lying is normal and they do it habitually, the worst thing is that sometimes they believe it.

It is a behavior problem that can seriously affect your life because others can quickly stop trusting you. Also, lying can cause very serious mental and life problems. It is better to prevent lying and not have to go through all the destructive consequences that it may bring you. Don’t let the lie affect your happiness. The lie is a killer of your personality and your worth. Do you still need more reasons to stop lying?

1. You will be braver

Being needs to be brave to face the truth no matter how uncomfortable it may be. Truth is the priority for people who are strong and wise. Although it is true that sometimes it is difficult to tell the truth, especially when it comes to relationships or feelings, the person in front of you will appreciate your courage and sincerity.

2. Destroy trust

Friedrich Nietzsche once said: “It bothers me that you have lied to me, it bothers me that from now on I can’t believe you.” This saying shows that no one believes liars. Those who prefer to lie generally lose authority and gain the reputation of being a pathological liar.  People who tell the truth are highly appreciated by those around them. Being a trustworthy person is a good character trait that increases your self-esteem.

3. You will have less stress

By telling the truth, you will have less stress and will not have to feel anxious about the lies you have told. Also, telling the truth increases your immune system, reduces depression, and improves your thinking . If you want to lower your stress level, then make the truth part of your lifestyle. 

People’s bodies produce endorphins “the happiness hormones” only when people live a stress-free lifestyle. Telling the truth will make you feel more relaxed and calm.

4. You will have less internal conflicts

Lying can create various internal conflicts and stress in your life, this can affect your mood and cause you to have problems. There is a risk of getting used to lying and you will have to tell more lies to cover up the first one. It usually causes internal controversy and you can’t do anything about it. In addition, it affects your confidence and self – esteem directly.

5. If you lie, you have a bigger problem

There is a type of people who tell lies all the time. It doesn’t matter what they are talking about, they just lie. They have an unhealthy urge to lie and it becomes a bad habit. If this happens to you and you are aware of the lies you tell every day, it is important that you seek the help of a professional so that you are able to get out of this pit.

6. You deprive yourself of real success

Liars sometimes believe their own lies just to try to feel better, but the reality is that they will feel worse, and frustration with their miserable life can also cause them to fall into depression. They don’t realize that they are actually vetoing their success . If you stop telling lies, you will have the opportunity to live a better life with greater opportunities. People will believe in you instead of rejecting you for being a liar. Lies, even if you do not realize it, are sometimes felt even if they are not told.

Lies will not solve your problems, it will only make you have more and worse. Honesty is the best policy in any situation. Lying can be very harmful and destructive. 

Elle Mcdonald

I am Elle Mcdonald Specializations in Psychology . Graduated in psychology from the University of Tennessee in 2000. Diploma of Advanced Studies in the Department of Personality, Evaluation and psychological treatments with excellent results.

First Level of Master in Clinical Psychology at the Center for Behavioral Therapists (recognized with a scientific-professional nature by the College of Psychologists)

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