This Inner Space Untamed

By Adam J. Pearson When we find strength in the uncertain, in the threats of risk, and in the nakedness of our exposure, true courage blooms, and a fierce and daring fire flares up to shine through darkened depths that drifted in despair. A daring honesty now dawns as we allow the roughness of our inner edges,…

The Heart of the Void: Finding the Assumptions At the Core of Shame

By Adam J. Pearson Introduction: What is Shame? In previous articles, I’ve written about the nature of shame, this powerful feeling of deficiency or lack that we sometimes experience at the heart of ourselves. Shame is the name of the void we feel within us, the void that other people’s approval and attention cannot fill. Shame…