Guilt blocks our full happiness, yet we often beat ourselves up, and then feel guilty in the process. This is selfish as it drains our energy on ourself. Learning to be kind to others must start “at home” being kind to ourselves. When we are able to forgive ourselves and be gentle towards ourselves we move towards more forgiveness and compassion towards others.
Often, we beat ourselves up for no good reason other than habit, our habit of thinking we are stupid, ugly, clumsy, unlikeable, and just no good. That insecurity is actually not ours. It was “given” […]
Guilt is old fashioned. It is outdated. It is dysfunctional. We need to say “bye bye, we don’t need you anymore” to guilt. Actually, we never did need guilt, but it became a deep routed […]