Entries tagged with “Shame”
Sometimes we set ourselves up for failure by making promises we can’t keep by initiating resolutions steeped in self-blame.
Shame sabotages our desire for emotional intimacy, says Brene Brown.
Circle work facilitator and teacher Jalaja Bonheim offers a fresh perspective on our egos in her new book, Sacred Ego: Making Peace with Ourselves and Our World.1. What happens in …
Our life is our story, and we can’t rip out any of the chapters. “Each of us is on a hero’s journey.”
Rather than piling shame on top of shame, we need to slow down and honestly feel whatever it is we feel.
The Gift of Crisis: How I Used Meditation to Go From Financial Failure to a Life of Purpose is the story of Bridgitte Jackson's journey from shame and fear towards a life she loves.
Shame hides the best of our being and all we have to offer. Here’s a tested path for coming out.
Shame can prevent us from seeking the help we truly need. “If you are partnered with someone who often feels the stinging effects of shame, you can do your best to offer compassion and acceptance.”
Most of us have felt self-conscious from time to time. Self-conscious emotions include embarrassment, guilt and humiliation. For simplicity’s sake, I’ll lump them together here und…
Nadia Bolz-Weber chats with Rami about sex, religion, and shame.
This emotion can consume our thoughts.
You live inside your skin tone, your mental health situation, your flawed family. “Like Johnny and Moira, we don’t need to be stigmatized or made to feel less than fully human when we’re up a creek without a paddle.”
Guilt is a horrible feeling. When we are little kids, before our moral compass kicks in, we have absolutely no sense of guilt or shame. We know we are not supposed to punch other k…