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Dismantling the Construct of Shame

shame, Brene Brown | Dianna Bonny Photography

One of the most humiliating moments of my young life happened on the morning bus ride as we pulled into the parking lot of intermediate school. I  was awkwardly sporting a brand new training bra and vacillating between being extremely proud, though I’ve no idea why since I had no breasts to speak of, and utterly terrified that someone might…

Emotional Healing: Shining a Light on Shame


“Only when we’re brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.”  –Brené Brown People make assumptions about me when they hear my story, which I suppose is understandable. Boy, you must hate men. Will you ever trust anyone again? How could you not have known? I don’t hate men at all, quite the…