Increase your self-esteem by understanding the feeling shame (1 minute read)
This post “Increase your self-esteem by understanding the feeling shame” is about how you can increase your self-esteem by understanding your feelings.
Increase your self-esteem by understanding the feeling shame:
The emotion shame, humiliation for self-protection and social control, is an important innate emotion. There are different types of shame which correspond to activating different levels of helpful/not helpful behaviors which in turn impact our wellbeing.
1 Shame as in the primary innate feeling:
The feeling shame is sound in the sense that it is adaptable making us attentive to the risk of being outcasted from our preferred social group.
Shame works by making us being apprehensive to the reactions from others with regard to our behaviours. Hence, shame is important for us as an information source. This helps us being able to evaluate our behaviours while considering others’ reactions, which can make our behaviours less egocentric, more adjusted considering the impact of our actions on others.
Shame can help us repair mistakes and unfortunate outcomes by asking for forgiveness. Hence, shame helps us become more adaptive to the group we want to belong to.
More about fear and how to conquer it in upcoming post.
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