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How to Break the Cycle of Shame & Move On With Your Life?

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Shame is a toxic emotion that can mess up your health and general well-being, often leading to substance abuse, anxiety, depression, poor self-esteem and confidence, and other difficulties. But where does our shame come from? And how do you break the cycle of shame and move on with your life? What is Shame? Shame is […]


What Is Identity Shame and Where Does It Come From?

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Shame is a painful feeling that comes with harsh self-criticism, humiliation, and a deep-seated belief that one is bad at heart. Although shame and guilt typically overlap, there is a significant distinction between these feelings. Both shame and guilt arise when we violate our society’s and our own internal values. But unlike shame, guilt involves […]


5 Tips for Breaking Old Patterns of Behavior

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Our daily lives are made up of a series of habits that we have picked up over the years. These repeated habits that we engage in daily can eventually stop serving us. Yet we stick to them, often without giving them much thought. What Are “Patterns of Behavior” and How Can We Identify Them? The […]


6 Ways to Improve Your Relationship with Money

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According to experts, financial well-being is an integral part of our general well-being. That being said, only a healthy relationship with money contributes to good health and our sense of well-being. But what is a relationship with money? And how to improve it? If you keep reading, you should be able to determine whether your […]


What is Toxic Shame (5 Signs & Tips to Overcome It)?

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Toxic shame can make it challenging to be your authentic self, enjoy life, and have good mental health. That’s why it is so important to identify and deal with this unhelpful feeling. What is the Difference between Shame and Guilt? Shame and guilt are intertwined and related emotions that we often experience together. However, there […]


How To Deal with Shame, Release Guilt & Move on With Life

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“Shame is a soul eating emotion.” – Carl Gustav Jung  Unprocessed feelings can never heal. If we don’t process and accept difficult emotions like guilt and shame, they can build up in our bodies as emotional toxins. When toxic feelings get stuck, they can lead to various mental health problems, relationship issues, and other concerns. […]


Big “T” Trauma vs. Little “t” Trauma: What’s the Difference?

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Regardless of its magnitude, a traumatic event may be extremely upsetting, resulting in various physiological and behavioral issues in those who have survived or witnessed it. However, some traumatic events are more severe than others. Mental health experts agree that trauma does come in different sizes, differentiating big “T” vs. little “t” trauma. What is […]


Mastering Flexible Thinking for Success and Happiness

Our thoughts are inextricably tied to our feelings and perceptions of ourselves and the world around us.  Cognitive flexibility is an essential executive function skill that allows us to make new connections, take different standpoints, solve problems, and come up with original solutions.  People with a rigid way of thinking are closed-minded. They do not […]


20 Symptoms of Narcissistic Victim Syndrome You May Have Experienced

Do you constantly feel guilty, insecure, and bad about yourself? Are you experiencing overwhelming feelings of anxiety, helplessness, and hopelessness? Does a relationship with your partner seem like walking on eggshells most of the time? You might be suffering from Narcissistic victim syndrome. Being involved with a narcissist is hard. Individuals with narcissistic personality disorder […]

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