“If you put shame in a petri dish, it needs three ingredients to grow exponentially: secrecy, silence, and judgment.
If you put the same amount of shame in the petri dish and douse it with empathy, it can’t survive.” ~Brené Brown Did you know that one of the biggest causes of suffering is unacknowledged shame?
It makes us believe that there’s something wrong with us and we’re not good enough. When we have deep shame inside, instead of being true to ourselves, we “dress to impress” so others will like us, which eventually makes us tired, depressed, and anxious because we’ve become disconnected from our true essence. Having shame isn’t the issue; the real issue is resisting or trying to cover it up.Read more on tinybuddha.com