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Feeling, and releasing, shame

In my own journey and in working with clients I continue to find that shame is at the heart of suffering. Sometimes it shows up as shame about feeling shame. It’s at the root of identified conditioning and trauma. It’s what fuels harsh self judgment, and what keeps things in a state of separation. It’s what gets in the way of love.

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The secrets of shame

Shame has a bad rap, and it seems that one would rather acknowledge just about anything rather than admit they are experiencing a sense of shame. In my own journey and in working with clients I’m finding that shame is at the heart of suffering. It’s at the root of identified conditioning and trauma. Instead of acknowledging that which comes with identified conditioning and trauma (pain body), we turn away from it, and tendrils of shame show up. Shame fuels harsh self-judgment, and keeps things in a state of separation. It’s what gets in the way of love.

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Anger: The Black Sheep of the Emotional Family

I’ve been doing a bit of a study on anger and other related concepts lately. For me this means exploring the thoughts and sensations I’ve attributed to it. I’m left wondering, could anger be the most widely misunderstood expression/emotion?