Are You Harming Your Body by Escaping Shame?

When we shame and blame ourselves, we create feelings of dissatisfaction, disappointment, and levels of self-loathing. After a hefty dose of shame, our survival mechanism kicks in and we desperately, nearly unconsciously, develop ways for us to escape these negative feelings. We emotionally flee by either numbing the bad feelings or overcompensating to create good … Read more

Is your Perfectionism Harming your Body?

Are your high standards for your body helping or harming you? Failing to meet high standards can lead us right down the rabbit hole of shame. Somewhere along our life journey, we absorbed messages our body should look, perform or feel a certain way. We judge ourselves, based on these invisibly acquired high standards and … Read more