shame

Shame is insidious, incestuous and relentless. Shame has no shame! My compassionate and brilliant son was in tears this morning
Find more on Ellienewman.com & Facebook So, what do we do? How do we shed shame? We do what we do in any relationship. We
Things only get worse when others are intricately involved and guilt is lurking on the scene. When we've done something to
Shame has been my constant companion for as far back as I can remember, but not my friend. I think shame thinks of itself
Despite the fact that aging does indeed kick us out of the in, our shame about it is unjustified. How can we kick the aging person out of a tribe of members that are all aging? Do we want to continue to eliminate our future selves from relevance?
Health insurance providers and employers have historically covered mental health and addiction differently than treatment
The Los Angeles Police Department's motto "To Protect and to Serve" was etched into my mind while I was still a kid living
We need ourselves, to find our own voices and activate our own ears. We will find connection in our disagreements as well as our shared interests, and we may well help to spread an epidemic of connection.
I saw it, though. I had been in such a good place, feeling so good about myself and my relationships all summer, and so I felt the shift dramatically. It was easy to identify how the shame and self-loathing sent me straight into a spiral of disconnection.
Previously, on my blog, I've spoken about communicating without making excuses or justifications for your decisions. I challenged you to spend a period of time trying to respond to requests in an authentic and honest manner. Today, I challenge you to gain a new respect for the word, "no."
No one is born with stigma. Society assigns it -- much like a suffocating, shrink-wrapped label around someone or some group suddenly deemed the outsider.
If you need immediate support, you can reach your local RAINN affiliate at any time, 24/7, by calling the National Sexual
Let's talk about a very pervasive and disturbing issue within our community.
I constantly tell people no ONE human on this planet is worth feeling hopeless about, people change evolve and fall in and out of love, this in no way makes you a bad person. It makes you human.
Be angry. Be outraged. Feel what you feel. Do not pretend to be something you aren’t.