Rick Patterson Connects
Our mistakes and failures can play too important a role in directing our future as well. It’s a vicious cycle that seems impossible to break. What if there was a way to hone in on the root roadblock, stop the bus and change course?
On the surface it all seemed to be going really well, but inside there was a storm brewing. Anxiety and rage were overtaking my life. Eventually I landed in my doctor’s office hoping for some happy pills to take off this miserable edge… To Read More About Rick Click Here
Your life is in the present. The answers are in your past. There is hope for your future.
Apologies and accepting apologies are keys to defeating shame. Both are crucial.
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 you some suggestions on how...
Narcissists hate criticism. Let's be blunt about that. It's almost unbearable. But overcoming shame (and narcissism as a result) means dealing with criticism. When a person with shame based narcissistic tendencies such as me does something creative, they frequently...