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External Shame vs Internal Shame vs Guilt

Guilt and shame often emerge together but they are far from being the same emotion. Shame is a self-conscious emotion that involves a negative self-evaluation and unpleasant beliefs of one’s worth. Shame is linked to psychological disorders including anxiety, mood disorders, eating disorders, narcissism, and paranoia. The Difference Between Guilt and Shame Because shame involves feelings about […]

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Releasing Guilt

While disturbing for most people, guilt is a normal emotion. We usually feel guilty when we think or know that we did something wrong or failed to something. Guilt appears as a natural emotional response when we hurt another person. We feel uncomfortable, unpleasant, and upset, and these feelings usually motivate us to correct the […]

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Roots of Shame

Shame is a self-conscious emotion that reflects our self-thoughts of unworthiness, dishonor or inadequacy. People tend to confuse shame with guilt because these emotions are often intertwined. However, guilt is always behavior-related and develops as a result of our awareness that we had done something wrong, whereas shame doesn’t make a distinction between a behavior […]

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Guilt vs. Shame

We tend to confuse guilt and shame for the same emotion because they often go hand in hand. However, these emotions are different, as guilt is related to behavior and depends on our compassion for others while shame involves feelings about self. These two emotions typically come about intertwined – we naturally feel guilty because […]

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