"When you blame and criticize others..."

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Look, sometimes people can really screw you over and they are to blame. Things as simple as a traffic accident. However, there is also a thing known as a victim’s mentality and that’s a whole different story. For...

Guilt vs. Shame

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Shame is the emotion that says, “I am bad. I am unworthy.” It’s not that we did something bad and feel remorseful. That’s guilt. Guilt says, “I did something bad.” Shame is the internalization of “I am bad.”...

"You can't fix yourself by breaking someone else."

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When you hurt someone you care about, there are actually two victims. You not only hurt them but you also hurt yourself. The guilt and regret can be debilitating. Perhaps you had an argument with your significant other,...