Change must begin somewhere – let yours start here!
Yesterday I made the claim to a client that “We all are ashamed of something”, which I believe to be true. Shame is a self-destructive emotion. I frequently work with clients to stare it down, share their story, acknowledge the lesson, and begin to forgive as an antidote to most shame but to do that, one must be willing to experience vulnerability.
I went in search of a few different perspectives that I could share with clients about how to risk the experience of becoming vulnerable and found this. There isn’t a better way to describe how to do this than the words of leading shame researcher Brene Brown…
(This is 20 minutes long and worth every second of listening… it may help you save the cost of a therapy session! )