Shame: a painful emotion caused by a strong sense of guilt, embarrassment, unworthiness, or disgrace

Insights about shame...I think of shame as an unclean emotion. It's laden with ideas of unworthiness and inferiority that are separate from the root emotions. These ideas attached to emotions, make shame extra tricky to sort out. Pure emotions without the baggage are much easier to deal with, process and integrate. It's worth thinking about shame and how we experience it.

Every (human) is capable of uttering profound truths: here’s how

Every day we slaughter our finest impulses. That is why we get a heartache when we read those lines written by the hand of a master and recognize them as our own, as the tender shoots which we stifled because we lacked the faith to believe in our own powers, our own criterion of truth and beauty...

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