Is this information genuinely helpful? One trouble with the "impostor" label is that an impostor is not merely inadequate. An impostor is also a cheat, a fraud, someone who intentionally deceives other people. The personal shame associated with perceived inadequacy now has an overlay of moral guilt: I am wronging others by deliberately covering up my shortcomings. Well-meaning suggestions like "fake it until you make it" reinforce this idea that we have to lie if we don’t think we’re good enough. Many of us can’t get comfortable with lying, and nor should we. … [Read more...] about Shame, Guilt, and Impostor Syndrome
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It is possible that the whole situation might be too complex for dogs to understand. Three individuals are involved in that interaction: the human, the rival, and the subject dog. Of course, dogs can discern whether a human has done something good for them and they prefer that human in subsequent situations—but in a situation of potential jealousy the subject does not have a direct interaction with the human; they just witnesses how the human is treating the rival. It seems dogs might have difficulties with such third-party interactions. A study has shown that dogs cannot evaluate humans based on indirect experience. After observing a "nice" or "indifferent" human interacting with another dog, dogs being tested show no preference for the “nice” human based on this indirect experience (Nitzschner et al 2012). … [Read more...] about Do Dogs Feel Jealousy or Guilt?
Successful analytic introspection would reveal that he was having many different feelings at the same time and that the different feelings were pushing him in conflicting directions. He felt guilt about taking the car and damaging it. He felt fear that his father would react aggressively. He felt shame about his poor judgment. He felt sadness that he had let his father down. Once having analyzed the different aspects of his feelings and circumstances, it became clear to him that he should tell his father what happened before he found the damage to the car. He did so and felt relieved, even though his father made him pay for the damages out of his savings. … [Read more...] about Does Thinking About Problems Make Them Better?
He Was Also Appointed As Ambassador To UNESCO He was also appointed as ambassador to UNESCO in the year 1946. After this he became an ambassador to the Soviet Union in 1949. He chaired the Union Education Commission in 1948. He received the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade in 1961. … [Read more...] about Teachers Day 2019: Interesting Facts About Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
About the guest author: Everett Worthington, Ph.D., is Commonwealth Professor Emeritus working from the Department of Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University. He holds a Faculty Affiliate appointment at the Institute for Quantitative Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University (Human Flourishing Program). He continues to be active in research and speaking around the world. He is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in Virginia. He has published over 40 books and around 500 articles and scholarly chapters, mostly on forgiveness, humility and positive psychology, marriage, and family topics, and religion and spirituality. He also has developed the REACH Forgiveness model being tested currently in global grant-funded randomized controlled trials in six countries, and he has developed numerous other positive psychological interventions. … [Read more...] about How to Cultivate Forgiveness in the Face of Trauma