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When “Should” Becomes Shame

Quick Look Every human mind seems to contain ethical murmurs that say “You should . . .” or, more often, “You shouldn’t . . . .” This voice is often helpful — even necessary — for an orderly life and an … Continue reading

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Echo on Should-ing

We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses. C. G. Jung Psychological Reflections

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De-Should-ing

Pretty simple, this one: track down one of your afflictive emotions, shame, for example, to its root. “I should have . . . ,” might lead to “If I don’t _____, she won’t like me, she might . . . … Continue reading

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