Sunday, June 18, 2017
SOCIAL PAIN Blogger:Being Sane Takes Too Much Work
Social pain is the pain we all experience when we feel humiliated. Studies have found that social pain may activate the same circuits in the brain as physical pain. Women may be particular averse to mistakes because they are often people pleasers. Women often look to other's opinions to determine what they should feel about their own selves. Elizabeth Lombardo, PH.D. says, "If we show our flaws, we think others will love us less." Elizabeth Lombard is the author of Better than Perfect: 7 Strategies to Crush Your Inner Critic and Create a Life You Love. Also, perfection and procrastination go hand in hand. Sometimes you get so worried about making a mistake, you become paralyzed. You put off trying anything new. Remember, sticking only with what you are already good at creates a very small life for you.