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a Few Words

“Guilt” Not Working For You? Give Regret or Remorse a Try

I play around with words for my emotional health and effectiveness

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I have heard it repeated that guilt and shame are two separate emotional phenomena, important to distinguish. Guilt is when you recognize, “I have done something bad.” Shame is when you feel, “I am bad.” Reminding ourselves of this difference is said to…

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