Increase your self-esteem by understanding the steps for decreasing unhealthy shame (1 minute read)
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Increase your self-esteem by understanding the steps for decreasing unhealthy shame:
This post continues on how to heal self-destructive shame which can lead to reduced psychological symptoms and increased self-esteem.
This post continues with the 5 intertwined steps based on Compassion Focused Therapy aiming to heal injuries created by too self-critical shame. Last posts were about the 2 first steps:
Step 1 – Discover human nature linking current personal problems and shame to earlier life circumstances when the development of excessive shame was, sadly enough, an adaptive and helpful response to not risk being alienated from close ones
Step – 2 Connect to your past: Go through difficult situations and childhood memories to understand how you came to develop too self-critical shame
Step 3 – Connect to your current situation: Understand how your thinking patterns developed earlier in life now have become maladaptive by analysing current problems and the illusionary nature of thoughts
More about shame and what to do about it in step3 in upcoming posts.
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