Unshaming Your Spiritual Journey

Untethered with Jen Liss

19-10-2023 • 31 mins

How do you release shame you’ve experienced along your path of self-development and growth?

Today I reflect on my own spiritual journey and the ways in which shame  has impacted my experience over the past decade or so.

I’ve personally experienced a bit of a homecoming back to myself, and as I’ve done so, the path has consistently surprised me.

The thing that has most shocked me is my shift back into spirituality. In fact, I fought it for quite sometime — until it practically beat me over the head and I finally cried uncle about it.

In this episode, I give you a peek into my experience in hopes of it normalizing this for you or anyone else who may be supported by hearing what I’ve been through specifically when it comes to many facets of spiritual shame.

I felt shame when I felt pulled away from my religious upbringing, and I felt shame when I came back to spirituality. And I felt triggered by it all for a long time.

Hope there’s something good for you here in these reflections, and that it invites you to open up to your experiences (and those of others) with less judgement and shame — and replace it with loving curiosity.

This is a Thursday Thread episode pulling a piece from Tuesday’s episode featuring Allison Holley.

Breath offered in this episode: Loving the Judge

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