semantics

The Difference Between Healing & Changing

Please remind me never to watch a TV show about hoarders again.  Besides the label itself, hoarder (which sounds unsympathetic at best and wholly shameful at worst), there's something really wrong with these genuinely well-intended shows. The worst ...

The Difference Between Guilt and Shame

Guilt and shame are complicated emotions, but the difference between them is very simple:Guilt says: I feel badly about what I did/didn't do.Shame says: I feel badly about who I am/who I am not. For the most part, we know what to do with guilt. ...