Shame is a soul crushing, identity warping emotion.
The Difference Between Guilt and Shame
•Guilt is the feeling that I did bad.
•Shame is the idea that I am bad.
Shame connects what I did with who I am.
Three Ways Shame Based Mindsets Impacts Us:
1) We're vulnerable to perfectionism.
2) We're critical of ourselves, making us critical of others.
3) We use self-defeating thoughts as a form of protection and escape.