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August 11, 2023 36 mins

Have you ever been caught in the intricate web of guilt and shame, unable to discern their differences and the profound impact they can have on our lives?

It is in the embrace of these complexities that we embark on a journey of self-discovery, unraveling the layers of guilt and shame to illuminate the path towards growth.

In this episode, we shall delve into the depths of guilt, examining its many forms and manifestations. 

Whether it's the persistent burden of past mistakes, the impact of our actions on those around us, the guilt that stems from unmet expectations and commitments, or the often overlooked sensation of privilege guilt, there are ways to overcome these emotions. 

As we go through the different types, we shall emerge with newfound insights and perspectives, better equipped to navigate these complex emotions. Through understanding, reflection, and conscious action, we shall rise above guilt's shadows and embrace the light of self-forgiveness, empowerment, and transformation. 

In this episode you'll learn:

  • The difference between guilt and shame
  • The different types of guilt
  • How to deal with the emotional burdens of guilt
  • How to grow from getting stuck in the past

This is a journey of emotional growth, healing, and attaining inner peace that you wouldn’t want to miss.

With Love and Gratitude,

Jay Shetty

What We Discuss:

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 02:37 Let’s understand the difference between shame and guilt and how to define them
  • 05:03 What are the different types of guilt we experience in life? 
  • 12:09 The five types of guilt and how you can grow out of it
  • 13:51 Type #1: Do you often think of a past mistake and still feel guilty about it?
  • 19:27 Type #2: You feel guilty when someone tells you how your action made them feel bad
  • 24:03 Type #3: The guilt of not making time for others or letting someone else down
  • 26:46 Type #4: The guilt of not having pain, of having privilege, or having safety and security   
  • 28:12 Type #5: The survival guilt, that guilty feeling when you’ve gotten through something difficult when others didn’t 

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