I'm just going to say it: I'm pro-guilt. Guilt is good. Guilt helps us stay on track because it's about our behavior. It occurs when we compare something we've done - or failed to do - with our personal values.
You're imperfect, and you're wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.
I can encourage my daughter to love her body, but what really matters are the observations she makes about my relationship with my own body.
'Crazy-busy' is a great armor, it's a great way for numbing. What a lot of us do is that we stay so busy, and so out in front of our life, that the truth of how we're feeling and what we really need can't catch up with us.
Spiro T. Agnew
Nassim Nicholas Taleb