The Showoff

The Showoff

Negative false beliefs, fear, shame, and self-doubt. That's quite a lineup of ingredients that contributes to keeping us small by subconsciously telling us that it's not ok to take up space or to be the center of attention, that it's not ok to be BIG. And what exactly does it mean to be big?

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Suddenly, That Summer

Suddenly, That Summer

I couldn't have known it at the time, but this was my first memorable shame attack, and my earliest recollection of feeling that It's not safe to be me...I should be more careful...I can't let my guard down when I'm out there in the world. In other words, I unconsciously absorbed responsibility for what happened and assumed It must have been my fault.

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