Did You Know That Shame Is Not An Emotion?

Shame is not an emotion, Shame, Emotional Health, Human Emotional System

Shame is not exactly a feeling. Shame is an experience human beings have—like depression or anxiety. It is also often a numbing agent. This is not a conscious process.  You don’t think to yourself: “Oh, I will just feel ashamed in order to numb myself.”  If you’ve experienced shame, which you probably have, you know…