Episode 157: How To Stop A Shame Spiral

Episode 157: How To Stop A Shame Spiral

Where we struggle with perfectionism is where we struggle with shame. While shame is an unavoidable human emotion, there are a few things you can do to stop a shame spiral in it’s tracks – so that’s what I’m sharing in this episode!

Tune in to learn a powerful 3 step process I’ve learned from Brené Brown that will help you develop shame resilience and stop a shame spiral. You’ll also discover the 3 key ways we react to shame, how to spot shame in others and why stopping a shame spiral can be so challenging. I also share some of my personal experiences with shame too.

I hope you find this episode helpful! What I share in this episode on how to stop a shame spiral has been completely life-changing for me.

In This Episode You’ll Learn:

  • Why perfectionists struggle with shame and why shame can’t be avoided
  • Whether shame comes from our circumstances or our thoughts
  • Some of the most common thoughts that create shame
  • What a ‘shame screen’ is and which one you use the most often
  • 3 practical steps to stop a shame spiral, as taught by Brené Brown
  • Why it can be empowering to acknowledge the physical sensation of shame
  • What ‘speaking shame’ means and who you should and shouldn’t speak shame to

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In this episode, I’m sharing a practical 3 step process that’ll help you stop a shame spiral. If you’re a perfectionist, this episode is a must-listen!

Author: Sam Brown