With school and work, we get used to hanging out with who we mesh with best. But when we change, is it fair to expect others to change too?
Today I will speak to you about accepting responsibility. (yay, everyone's favourite!) Can we solve a problem before accepting responsibility for it?
This is the mantra of shame researcher Brené Brown. What is the difference between getting it right and being right, and what does it have to do with shame?
In my never ending journey to heal childhood abuse, I've had to face a painful fact: I am the only one keeping my trauma alive. Now that I am an adult, nobody but me is responsible for how I feel and how I choose to live my life. Of course, most days, I don't really... Continue Reading →
When a friend brings up a hurtful behaviour, any defensiveness will result in a lack of trust in the relationship. It's easy to no longer feel safe with them. The "blame" lies with both here if they do not communicate this. Unfortunately, relationships cannot be salvaged by only one person accepting personal criticism. We can... Continue Reading →