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Brene Brown – ‘Listening to shame’
Most people confuse guilt and shame. Guilt is about behaviours whereas shame ‘attacks’ the very core of who we are as people. Examples of shame messages are ‘You’re not good enough’ or ‘There’s something wrong with you’ or ‘You’ll never amount to anything’.
In this clip Brene Brown exposes those shame messages and encourages people to listen to its messages as a way of escaping its power.
It is a powerful message about making your enemy your friend to defeat it so that people can lead a freer life.
Kelly Mcgonigal – ‘How to make stress your friend’
Stress is part of life. Anxiety or depression can be a by-product of feeling stressed. In this unique presentation Kelly McGonigal provides information on stress and a new way to look at it, that can assist a person in their everyday life. Kelly bases her research on how a person thinks and responds to stress. She suggests that making stress a friend it will enhance new ways of thinking. This always take practice and are dependent on if you want to change your thoughts. It is entirely up to you. You have the power to decide what you want.
Marissa Peer – ‘The biggest disease affecting humanity: I am not good enough’
Marissa’s presentation compliments Brene’s talk on shame. Marissa discusses the reason why some people think they are not good enough. She goes further by providing the antidote for this type of thinking. It is a powerful message for people struggling with shame messages. But always remember it takes practice to reverse thinking that you have been used to.
Dr Christian Conte –
“Anger Management Technique: Getting angry without knowing why”
Anger is a secondary emotion, meaning that there is more going on when anger occurs than we may realise. Sometimes people will say to me, ‘I don’t know why I get angry’, Dr Conte insightfully discusses what lies beneath anger responses. This short clip provides information for people to consider.