Blaming or Blessing: The Holiday Challenge

                                  by Claudia Gold  ShameIntoJoy.com c 2014 BLAME – I am exploring what it is, does, and how to heal from being blamed. Blame in the media, at the office, amongst family. I recently was blamed at work when a prospective client complained. I realized (not my favorite moment) I was also blaming people at work for their roles in the situation. This led me to exploring what blame is, mostly to heal from the pain of being blamed, which shot anger at me. I’d given myself loving empathy in an inner counseling session soon after it happened, but a few days later the impact was still with me. I’d taken a hit and it felt unjust. At this humbling … Continue reading