Do You Feel Unworthy?

Have you experienced that emotional wash of flu-like discomfort throughout your body, leading you to believe you are dirty, or unclean?  Do you have painful thoughts of regret in the middle of the night?

What are these awful emotions?  Simply, they are a feeling of unworthiness. Brené Brown, shame researcher and storyteller, has helped bring to light these intensely dark emotions (see list and links below). Through meta-analysis, she found the four ickiest emotions—my word, not hers—are: Embarrassment, Humiliation, Guilt, and Shame.  Even though these emotions can feel similar, knowing the differences between them makes all the differenceContinue reading “Do You Feel Unworthy?”

Rising Strong: Brené Brown

“Why do we fall, Mr. Wayne?  So we can learn to pick ourselves up.” Continue reading “Rising Strong: Brené Brown”

What is “The Hero’s Journey”?

This video does as good a job as any in introducing and capturing Joseph’s Campbell’s powerful and inspiring model of The Hero’s Journey.  I often recommend it to clients who find themselves “stuck,” amidst a difficult life transition, or who just want to watch something uplifting (for just over an hour). Continue reading “What is “The Hero’s Journey”?”