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Is Self-Shaming Corroding Your Chances of Change?

Is Self-Shaming Corroding Your Chances of Change?

Corrosion

Since reading Daring Greatly – How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brene Brown* I’ve started to notice even more how people talk to themselves down over and over again. And since I spend most of my time training clients in a gym, this negative self talk is most often related to one’s body and self-image.
“I am fat/weak/bad/” or insert any other negative adjective. These are some common sentences that I hear every day. It’s what Brown calls shame-talk and something that has a very negative consequences to our self-worth and well-being

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