Sometimes I hush up things in my mind. I get mental torments thereby. What shall I do to get rid of this habit?

You must be frank and as simple as a child. Then only you will get the divine light. You
will grow spiritually. Even if it is a horrible crime, you must admit it before a Guru. Then only
you will get his sympathy and protection. By admitting your faults before others, you remove the
effects of bad actions. It serves as a Prayaschitta or expiatory action.

From „May I answer that“ by Swami Sivananda (1987-1963).…