The Shock of Shame

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Something unexpected happens when people test positive for COVID-19. Karen Cashman, Northern Light Health’s director of Public Relations, found that out after testing positive herself. She tells her story in the attached document which is followed by a conversation I had with a couple of our behavioral health experts in search of an answer for the question Karen was left with after her experience.  

Karen-s-daughter-s-note-to-the-bunker.pngA sympathy note from the youngest Cashman upstairs down to Karen in the bunker.

I find the distinction between shame and guilt to be very helpful as a self-check:
Shame says I am a mistake
Guild says I made a mistake
To our very rightness of being,