The average human response to shame is to disengage from it. We don’t understand shame as an invitation to reflect, process and grow, we use it as a lock to the associated events and feelings.
Could shame be the brain’s response to the threat of disconnection? What are the links between attachment, shame and anger? Could your understanding of this emotion empower you to live a more liberated life?
If you live with a lingering or pounding sense of shame, please contact me.
Here an infogram by NICABM.