Overcoming Shame to Live a New Life

Overcoming Shame to Live a New Life

In the past few posts, we have examined the different types of shame and the malignant effects it can have on our brains. In this piece, we are going to explore the different ways that we can overcome shame to become who we were always meant to be, before shame drove...
The Neuroscience of Shame

The Neuroscience of Shame

In the previous post we examined the different types of shame, but what happens in the brain to make shame benign or toxic? What parts of our brains are injured by chronically being shamed by our caregivers, and how does that change who we are? These are a few of the...
use your eyes. use your ears.

use your eyes. use your ears.

food for thought: before we choose to disregard another’s human experience because it is not the same as our own, it might be helpful for us to remember we are not all-knowing or all-present. there are, in fact, those who choose to senselessly harm and exploit others....