Category: Shame

Being limited and flawed is essential to intimacy

[Being limited and flawed is essential to intimacy] Never thought you’d hear that, I bet. Have you noticed that people who project or attempt to come across as perfect or flawless are hard to...

FTS Article: Facing the Shameful Tyrant Within

FTS Article: Facing the Shameful Tyrant Within

I’m going to get right to the point with this article, ok?  If not, ruminate over the beautiful colors of Fall all around us.  Recall the crisp bite of the Autumn air, the puffy...

FTS Article: Kicking Ass into Reality – Defeating Perfectionism

FTS Article: Kicking Ass into Reality – Defeating Perfectionism

Perfectionism Perfectionism defined: it is a personality trait characterized by a person’s striving for flawlessness and setting excessively high performance standards, accompanied by overly critical self-evaluations and concerns regarding others’ evaluations. Defeating perfection is...

Video: Let’s Explore Shame 0

Video: Let’s Explore Shame

Shame and guilt are central to our self-concept and limit the amount, quality and type of love and connection we allow ourselves to receive. They are principle mechanisms of validating our “I’m not enough”...