This morning I was reminded how important step one is.
I started running again. It’s been a few years since this was my daily obsession, but I have been determined to re-start. 426 more words
It’s sometimes the most difficult thing in the world to admit when we need help and then to reach out and ask for it. Even if we are the type of person who would rush to help a friend, family member, co-worker — even a stranger on the street — we are often reluctant to say that we need support. 338 more words
Thank you for reading “The Emotion of Shame” (Part 1 of 3).
In this post, I would like to suggest how the 1st seven steps of the Twelve Steps of Emotions Anonymous (or of any Twelve Step fellowship) could help us as we endeavor to overcome and grow beyond the effect of toxic and dehumanizing shame in our lives and relationships. 2,581 more words