Practice shame resilience.
Shame resilience is a defense mechanism against feelings of worthlessness and pain. By following a few easy steps, you will be able to deal with the negative feelings without experiencing a lack of self-confidence or self-worth.
- Think about situations in which you felt shame.
Recognizing such situations will bring you closer to achieving shame resilience.
- Do a reality check.
Think about how real the expectations were which lead to the feeling of shame.
- Practice courage and reach out.
Talk to a person you trust about why you felt shame.
- Own your story.
You’ll be able to take the power from people who shame you.
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