Tag Archives: Brene Brown

Thoughts on shame and fear

Shame. One of the most primitive human emotions. Devastating. The feeling that you’re never good enough, and how dare you, and what gives you the right. Getting humiliated and shamed at work is terrible; shaming ourselves is a learned behavior. … Continue reading

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The Trap

The trap is thinking that having horrible scary thoughts makes me a horrible scary person. The trap is believing that what I think and feel is reality. The tricky part is that the fear, anxiety, terror, shame– all of these … Continue reading

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Many fears are born of fatigue and loneliness. Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself

Am I boiling up in anger and resentment and agitation inside because I am now seeing a new truth to a situation? Or is it because it is the middle of November? Or because I’m recognizing how paralyzing perfectionism is … Continue reading

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Trust, gratitude, inspiration, and faith

I picked up Brene Brown’s Gifts of Imperfection from the library on Saturday morning and I’m almost done with it. It’s a fairly quick, easy read– and so much emotional pithiness.  She shares a Friday blogging routine she calls TGIF … Continue reading

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