It is natural to want credit for the work that we do. Being given credit and recognition feeds our healthy human need for being acknowledged as significant. It’s normal to want to feel as though your contribution matters. Conflict can come up when we do not receive the credit we feel we deserve. When there […]
I hate being wrong. I pride myself on making thoughtful choices and I work really hard to make sure I consider the best course of action and all the possible outcomes. That doesn’t mean that I expect myself to be perfect before I act (which is a different issue), but that I am really hard […]
For me, the most painful and debilitating emotion is when I feel ashamed of something I have done wrong.
When I feel ashamed, it is because I know I could have done better or I chose the wrong path. Many times I know the right thing to do and still choose the wrong thing. That produces a lot of feeling ashamed!
And as I hate feeling ashamed, I limit my risk. I don’t take chances. Because if I don’t take chances then I can’t make poor choices. And if I can’t make poor choices then I avoid feeling ashamed.
This emotional state is the most powerful source of self sabotage in my life.
A few weeks ago I woke up on a Saturday morning and decided I need to tap for feeling ashamed. This video is the result.