self-compassion

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Overcoming toxic shame: a guide to maintaining a positive self-image

Permanently free from toxic shame: pathways to sustaining a positive self-image Introduction Toxic shame has a profound effect on self-image. After successfully overcoming it, self-compassion and a focus on personal strengths and successes are important. Treat yourself kindly and warmly for self-compassion, respect yourself and encourage yourself. Gestures such as placing a hand gently on […]

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Overcoming toxic shame: a path to healthy identity and self-worth

Strategies for overcoming toxic shame Introduction to toxic shame Toxic shame is a profound emotional experience that harms self-image. It goes beyond simple shame and leads to long-term psychological problems. Foundations for a healthy identity and self-esteem Overcoming this involves developing a holistic view of oneself and a healthy sense of self-worth. Several prerequisites are

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The faces of shame

Die Vielschichtigkeit der Scham: Einblicke und Fragen zur Bewältigung   Scham wird in verschiedenen Weisen definiert. Léon Wurmser stellt in Die Masken der Scham – Die Psychoanalyse von Schamaffekten und Schamkonflikten fest, dass Scham ein uraltes Gefühl ist und eine wichtige Abwehr gegenüber anderen Gefühlen darstellt. Scham wird oft mit Schwäche, Makeln und Schande assoziiert.

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Childhood trauma: the path to forgiveness in cPTSD

Forgiveness: understanding and cultivating emotional healing. There are many views and misconceptions about forgiveness, especially in healing childhood trauma. There is, therefore, an urgent need to clarify the true nature of forgiveness and its importance in the healing process. This paper aims to shed light on forgiveness and how it arises as a natural part

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