SHAME

Whatever you are feeling, it's OK.

There are no "good" or "bad" feelings.

Hello :-) My name is Shame. People also call me Ashamed.

You might think you are not good enough or others might have been making fun of you. Or maybe you did something wrong?

I'm here to tell you that it's time to connect with yourself or others.

Some of my cousins are Insecure, Insignificant, Embarrassed, Awkward, Guilty...

You may want to avoid certain people, stare at floor, apologise, hide, disappear, pretend, slump, be defensive...

MISSION ACCEPT

"I am feeling ____________ and it's OK. There is a reason for this feeling and I will find out what it is now..."

To unlock the Emotion Superpower, we need to welcome all feelings...

Take out a notebook or piece of paper and answer these questions...

NOW IT'S TIME TO INVESTIGATE

What am I Ashamed of?

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Did someone make fun of me?

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Did I do something wrong?

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What am I thinking?

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Is what I am Ashamed of real or imagined?__________________________________

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What proof is there that this is real?

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How else can I see this situation?

Find 3 other ways to you could look at this situation....

1. _________________________________

2. _________________________________

3. _________________________________

UNLOCK THE POWER OF SHAME
 

Powers must be used with care...

How will you use these powers?

How will you act?

HOW WILL YOU CHOOSE TO USE
THE POWERS OF SHAME?

Think of at least 5 different ways you could act in this situation....

1. _____________________________

2. _____________________________

3. _____________________________

4. _____________________________

5. _____________________________

 

 

What will happen if you act in each of these ways? Who will it effect?

1. _____________________________

2. _____________________________

3. _____________________________

4. _____________________________

5. _____________________________

 

What is really important to you here?

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Think about...

How you can see yourself as good enough...

How can you make up for anything you might have done wrong...

How you can think about the situation in a different way...

 

Deep inside you, you know what is the best way to act.

TIPS

"I choose to use the power of Shame to _____________________________."

SO WHAT DID YOU CHOOSE?

Tell us how you chose to use your superpower... Email us

ARE YOU FEELING ANY OTHER EMOTIONS NOW?

If yes, chose another feeling...

We can feel many different feelings at the same time...

Not sure?

Find out

here

A tool to help kids get smarter with their feelings

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