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One Minute on Dealing with Guilt

One Minute on Dealing with Guilt Emily Giffin, New York Times bestselling author, shares tips on how to deal with guilt. Guilt can trouble us in all parts of our lives - at work and at home.  I work as a coach with people who want to manage their feelings of guilt.  If you would like to work with me, please get in touch. Wendy Mason is the Happiness Coach and author of a new novel,   The Wolf Project.   Wendy is a life and career coach and writer. She is passionate about helping people find happiness at work and at home! To find out more email , find her on Skype at wendymason14, or call +44 (0) 2081239146 (02081239146 for UK callers) or +1 262 317 9016 if you are in the US.  A free trial/consultation allows you to give phone coaching a real trial without any financial risk. And remember there are great benefits to be achieved from coaching by phone or Skype. CV review and interview preparation a speciality

Dealing with Shame & Empathy by Dr. Brené Brown

 (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) Dealing with Shame & Empathy by Dr. Brené Brown Today a video from one of my favourite academics, Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW. She is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. Her topics of study include vulnerability, courage, authenticity, and shame. Her work has been featured on PBS, NPR, TED, and CNN.   This is an excerpt from her  new psycho-educational shame-resilience curriculum,  Brené is a  University of Houston researcher and educator. She discusses the destructive nature of shame and the healing power of empathy. You can find her books on the carousel Widgets Wendy Mason is a career coach.  She helps people reach their goals and aspirations, without sacrificing their home and personal life.  Before working as a coach, Wendy had a long career in both the public and private sectors in general management and consultancy as well as spells in HR.  She now di

What to do when guilt is spoiling your life!

What to do when guilt is spoiling your life! Recently I wrote about shame and how to deal with it ( Is shame spoiling your life? ). Guilt and shame both come from a sense of having done something considered bad, stupid or wrong. Shame comes from a fear of being disapproved of by others. Guilt comes from disapproving of ourselves – we have broken our own code of values. When we feel guilty, we may try to put things right by confessing and saying sorry. Or we may punish ourselves – for example, in an extreme form, taking an overdose. We may allow others to punish us – putting up with bad treatment, sometimes for years. Or we may anaesthetise ourselves – for example, with drink or or drugs and sometimes over-work. Sometimes guilt is about things we've done and sometimes it is about things we should have done but didn't – for example not making the time to support a friend in trouble. Guilt has a bad reputation in the 21 st Century but it isn