And why you should look at it with curiosity.

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  • Explore your reaction to this statement: Value is not an acquired quality. Value is your birthright. If you immediately think that’s bunk, it’s possible you are holding on to a fair amount of shame. And it’s important to know: being ashamed is okay. Judging other people is okay. These things are natural in a lot of ways, and may even have served or protected us at points. But if you’re reading this newsletter with any interest, that’s a really good sign your shame is no longer serving you and you’re ready to move on.
  • How do you truly get over shame? Won’t it always be there in the back of your mind?
  • What should I do about always feeling shame for taking part I enjoy but are indulgent?
  • [At work with a large workload] I end up feeling either shame that I’m not working smarter/harder or shame that I’m not cutting myself some slack. How are you supposed to do both?

Teaching awakening + healing through vulnerability + self-compassion. Finding hope in a messy world. Author of the Sunday Soother.

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