The Social-Engineer Podcast

Welcome to the Social-Engineer Podcast: The Doctor Is In Series – where we will discuss understandings and developments in the field of psychology.


In today’s episode, Chris and Abbie are discussing: Shame. We will talk about how shame helps us, hinders us, why some people can deal with it and why some can’t. We’ll also discuss various coping strategies and more.  [Jan 02, 2023]


00:00 – Intro

00:17 – Dr. Abbie Maroño Intro

00:55 – Intro Links

03:38 – The topic of the day: Shame                                                  

05:44 – Is there a positive side to shame?                                                      

07:29 – Directed by beliefs                                                    

09:02 – Cultural differences                                                  

10:14 – Shame's functionality                                               

11:16 – Societal stigma                                            

12:35 – How shame can hinder                                            

16:36 – Literal shutdown                                                       

19:30 – Emotional Blunting                                                   

22:15 – Guilt vs Shame: Sense of Self                                                

24:14 – Those who can, cope!                                              

26:54 – When shame is a symptom                                                   

28:09 – Finding a support network                                                    

30:03 – The "core" of shame                                                 

33:45 – The road to Mindfulness                                                        

37:20 – Environmental Shame                                              

38:34 – Horrifically fascinating                                             

41:06 – You have to get out there!                                                     

43:00 – Tips for our younger listeners                                               

45:25 – Remember Pen Pals?                                                

46:44 – Wrap Up                                                       

47:39 – Outro



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