8 Steps to Confront and Defeat Your Shame

Adrian S. Potter
4 min readJun 3, 2023

Vanquish this soul-eating emotion out of your life for good.

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Carl Jung, one of the most influential psychiatrists ever, once declared, “Shame is a soul-eating emotion.”

And he was right.

If we examine the catalyst of our destructive feelings, we will quickly learn the causes are often rooted in shame.

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Adrian S. Potter

Antisocial Extrovert · Writer and Poet, Engineer, Consultant, Public Speaker · Writing about self-improvement, gratitude, and creativity · www.adrianspotter.com