Apology accepted (you idiot).

Apology accepted (you idiot).

Apologizing is key to defeating shame. The apology is a powerful tool in the arsenal in the war against shame. In fact, apologizing defeats shame. If you’ve followed my work, you know I call the apology the nuclear option in the war against shame. However, accepting...
Feelings hurt? Shame to the rescue!

Feelings hurt? Shame to the rescue!

Shame seems like it’s your ally – when your feelings are hurt, it will come to your rescue Shame’s primary goal is to “protect” you from getting your feelings hurt. As soon as your feelings are hurt, shame will come to the rescue to offer...
Pride vs Shame

Pride vs Shame

Is it all really about pride? Pride vs shame is a complicated question that, frankly is quite simple. I am frequently challenged to explain the difference between pride and shame; usually from people with some or extensive experience in Christianity. After eons of...