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“Do I Have to Feel so Badly About Myself?” – The Legacies of Guilt, Shame and Anxiety

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The book asks and answers questions like “Is guilt or shame ever a good thing?” “Won’t people act badly if they don’t feel guilt and shame?” “How does anxiety act as a form of anger management?” “Where do our own choices as children fit in?” “Are most so-called mental illnesses the result of guilt, shame and anxiety?”
As I was reading through the article I couldn't help but ask myself some of these questions and there they were at the bottom of the page.

As with most things, it's about balance, isn't it? Not letting guilt/shame/anxiety getting to you too much and knowing when not to take things too personally v.s. actually being remorseful when you have done something 'wrong'.
 
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