63. Kindness or Deception: What kind of lies do you tell?

Kindness or Deception: What Kinds of Lies Do You Tell?


We all tell lies. Sometimes to others. Sometimes even to ourselves. Sometimes to protect someone else’s feelings, or to make ourselves feel better. When is lying considered a kindness, and when is it considered a deception? Tune in as Monica and Michael discuss the profound impact of the lies we tell, why kindness trumps truth, and how not all lies are created equal.


We have to ask ourselves if the lies we tell, whether to others or ourselves, actually make our reality better. – Michael Berg


Further readings:

The Lies that We Tell Ourselves by Jon Frederickson