Using Compassion To Soothe the Sting of Shame Brought On by Negative Self-Talk

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I feel the weight of shame pulling me down whenever I make a mistake and fail to live up to my high expectations. I can’t stand it because it does nothing but stop progress and hold me back.

The worst part is no matter how bad I want to get out of that pattern, once it’s started, the gravity it has pulls me back in and keeps me…

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Blake Baldwin

Blake Baldwin

Writer and mindfulness practitioner creating content for inviting awareness, insight, and balance into daily life.