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DOSSIER SPRING-CLEAN YOUR LIFE


the Practitioner’s guide


e use language like ‘Shame on you’ when someone does something ‘bad’ and e.g. in South Africa ‘Ag shame’ is meant as ‘Poor you’, as in pitying some- one. Seemingly a taboo subject in many ways, I hope that this article will help shine some light on what shame is, where it comes from, how to identify it and most importantly, effective ways of healing it. If you’re wondering if you can heal shame then, quoting Leo Buscaglia totally out of context, ‘Yes you can!’ Whether you work with people that experience shame or you are working through your own,the main purpose of this article is to convey the message that with appropriate


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SHAME


eradicating by Bennie Naudé


Shame is something that is not talked about much in our society in the true sense of the word.


awareness and skill and using energy psychology techniques, even toxic shame can be lifted to al- low people to freely express themselves and their creativity.


How do I know? Because I’ve done it and I’ve helped clients to do it. Everything I present in this dossier is based on my own experience except where indicated otherwise.


Shame has played a significant part in my life thus far and despite having shifted metaphorical tons of it, it is something that I remain passionate and vigilant about as it still trips me up and shuts me down from time to time.


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