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Guilt Trip

Guilt Trip

‘I feel bad’ ‘It is my fault’ ‘I will never forgive myself’ Sounds familiar? Relatable? The emotion experienced here is Guilt: a self-conscious, moral emotion. It drives us to do things that are socially appropriate.  It also acts as a red-flag that signals the need for empathy towards others. Everybody experiences guilt- at work, with friends, family, colleagues and romantic partners. You may feel guilty if your sibling is shouted at because you spilled the beans or you could feel…

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Self-forgiveness

Self-forgiveness

Breathe-In Forgiveness, Breathe-Out Blame “Don’t waste your time on such petty issues. Be strong and tough, that is the only way you will survive in this rat-race.” As a child, these statements are what I heard. Before I realized, these advices on how to live became my reality. I became a strong, tough woman, but internalized the belief that “Emotions make you weak. It is time-consuming. Push it and walk away.” I walked on this path for many years. Excellence…

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