What can we do about this self-destructive and addictive belief system of perfectionism and is it all bad?
What is your anger telling you?
Anger can feel protective, but it’s usually a sign of deeper emotions like sadness, hurt, and shame. Lashing out can be destructive.
The Self-Critic And The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
If you are aware of your self-critic but you are not sure how to navigate the self-critical beliefs, finding a trained therapist can help you calm the voice of your self-critic so that it does not become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Shaking Shame: Part 3 – Practice Self-Compassion
Practicing self-compassion can be a key step to helping you shake perfectionism and shame in your life by teaching you to be kind and understanding when confronted with personal failings.
Shaking Shame – Part 2: Perfectionism
Where there’s perfectionism, there’s usually shame. Today we discuss what perfectionism is to help you better understand how to let go of it.
Shaking Shame – Part 1: Authenticity
Shame is a painful emotion and can lead to feelings of unworthiness. Practicing authenticity is a first line of defense in “shaking” shame.