Transformation – Tips To Be the Best You Can Be

You live longer and have more strengths than the caterpillar. Not happy with who you are or where your life is going? You are the only one who can transform you. Emotional Fitness Tips Tip one: Get clear about what really matters. All the research agrees, what matters is feeling good about yourself and that …

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How To Keep Shame From Embarrassing You – Three Tips

Shame serves a useful purpose, but like many emotions all too often takes over when it is useless. When is shame useless?  Jerome Kagan, Harvard researcher, notes that shame is designed to keep us from doing the unthinkable. It develops when an older sibling gets strong enough to kill a meddling, annoying younger sibling. So …

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Ten Tips to Defeat Shame, Acting is One

We are all actors and our greatest performances sometimes last a life time because of what shame says hide. Emotional Fitness Training Thoughts and Tips Acting is work, it means putting on make-up, dressing for the role, learning lines, being directed by others, and adhering to script.  Useful for entertaining others, but not always useful for …

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SHAME ON YOU? NOT NECESSARILY

Most of us have a burning relationship with shame.  I bet every one of you can dredge up a memory that still burns. I call such memories ‘useless shame’. Nature or the creator, take your pick, designed shame to keep us from doing the unthinkable.  I can think of a number of people in today’s …

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