Returning to the discussion and exploration of shame as I prep for my upcoming offering to The Armory's Educational Series- Pajamas, Popcorn, and Porn: Slaying the Shame Monster Under Our Bed. It's an interesting thing to wake up on Monday morning and immediately start calling out the monsters that have been lurking around you. It's also a really powerful practice.
I stumbled upon this quote from one Brene Brown's Ted Talks on Listening to Shame:
Jungian analysts call shame the swampland of the soul. And we're going to walk in. And the purpose is not to walk in and construct a home and live there. It is to put on some galoshes- and walk through and find our way around.
This isn't a full offering but rather a note that I've been rolling over the intersections of shame and marginality in my head and am so excited to share it in it's full incarnation soon! In that work I certainly have had to "pull up my galoshes" and move around and through the work that I'm digging into.
So just in case you're struggling with monsters, motivation, or just Mondays, here's a little help from the incomparable Anis Mojgani to Shake the Dust and move through the swamplands...