Marshall Rosenberg on criticism of self/other

“We only feel dehumanized when we get trapped in the derogatory images of other people or thoughts of wrongness about ourselves. As author and mythologist Joseph Campbell suggested, “‘What will they think of me?’ must be put aside for bliss.” We begin to feel this bliss when messages previously experienced as critical or blaming begin to be seen for the gifts they are: opportunities to give to people who are in pain.” 

Marshall Rosenberg

Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

Counselling in Exeter since 1994

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