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Trauma Recovery – Shame Resilience – Self-Compassion – Coping With Chronic Pain

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All of the posts under the "self-compassion" tag.

Moving in Shame – Unhealthy Ways we Cope with Self-Worth Injuries

Moving in Shame - I relate to this little toy soldier wearing armor and wielding a weapon

Three years ago I read Brené Brown’s Daring Greatly, in which she shares her research, revealing shame as a universally-felt emotion.

I define shame as the intensely painful feeling or experience of believing that we are flawed and therefore unworthy of love and belonging – something we’ve experienced, done, or failed to do makes us unworthy of connection.

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Empathy Takes Education and Effort

Empathy Takes Education and Effort by SoAngieWrites.com

I carry this empathy cheat-sheet in my wallet.

Empathy requires learning, trying, falling flat.

A willingness. A capacity for trying again.

Empathy is a skill set. Five proven steps for connection.

Necessary.

So I draw near the feeler. I keep my mouth shut, my mind open. I let their expression touch on my shared emotion.… Continue reading

When Chronic Pain Causes Shame, I Practice Self-Compassion

This post was originally published on Counting My Spoons in September, 2015. I thank Julie for providing the opportunity to share my voice with a large Spoonie community, and encourage you to check out her blog, Facebook page, and Twitter feed.

When Chronic Pain Causes Shame, I Practice Self-Compassion by SoAngieWrites.com

Hi, I’m Angie. I live with Endometriosis, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Neural Tension, and C-PTSD.… Continue reading

Practicing Self-Compassion When We Feel Resentful (A February Feelings Post)

February Feelings - Resentful - SoAngieWrites.com #NVC

Welcome to day 23 of February Feelings- posts about random emotions. I’m getting some nice feedback about this project, and I’m grateful! Awareness of feelings is empowering, and GROK cards are a valuable tool. Time for today’s feeling-

February Feelings - Resentful - SoAngieWrites.com #NVC

The dictionary defines resentful as feeling bitterness or indignation at having been treated unfairly.… Continue reading

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