Shame, Guilt, and Self-Care

Joseph Burgo, Ph.D., reminds us that shame and guilt are not one and the same. Rather, the two intermingle to create obstacles that stand in our way of self-care. Burgo explains shame "reflects how we feel about ourselves" while guilt is the "awareness that our actions have injured someone else" (See Burgo (2013)). Shame and self-care also intermingle; … Continue reading Shame, Guilt, and Self-Care

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Shame, Vulnerability, and Whole-Heartedness – Cliff Notes of The Power of Vulnerability by Brené Brown

I know how cliche to say it is that God put everything into place for me to find a TED Talk that has changed my outlook on my vulnerability. My new church has been doing a common sermon series this summer regarding feelings. We have reviewed feelings such as anger, fear, hurt, and shame. Along … Continue reading Shame, Vulnerability, and Whole-Heartedness – Cliff Notes of The Power of Vulnerability by Brené Brown