No Place to Hide: Facing Shame So We Can Find Self-Respect

No Place to Hide Facing Shame So We Can Find Self Respect Each of us is controlled in some way by shame one of the ugliest emotions in human experience It saps our self respect builds walls between people and forces us to create elaborate defences to prot

  • Title: No Place to Hide: Facing Shame So We Can Find Self-Respect
  • Author: Michael P. Nichols
  • ISBN: 9780671687847
  • Page: 303
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Each of us is controlled in some way by shame, one of the ugliest emotions in human experience It saps our self respect, builds walls between people, and forces us to create elaborate defences to protect ourselves This informative and practical analysis of the role of shame in our lives helps us to understand the root of our insecurity Only by facing and coming to termsEach of us is controlled in some way by shame, one of the ugliest emotions in human experience It saps our self respect, builds walls between people, and forces us to create elaborate defences to protect ourselves This informative and practical analysis of the role of shame in our lives helps us to understand the root of our insecurity Only by facing and coming to terms with our shame can we begin to resolve insecurities and become free to participate fully in life Nichols discusses love and worth, the social sources of humiliation, the frustration of adolescence, and positive parenting, among other important topics, in this wonderful combination of clinical sophistication, common sense, and humanity

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    1. Part I was full of "that's me!'s", shared, I know by at least two of the previous borrowers of this library book by the wall to wall highlighting and underlining. By itself, it would have gotten 3 stars from me.Part II would have gotten two stars if it was lucky. Interesting, I imagine, to parents wanting to learn how to raise strong children and the author's peer group looking to see how his theories are constructed, for the person wanting to learn to understand and help themselves's a slog thr [...]

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