The Four Types Of Guilty Analysis

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Melanie Greenberg Ph.D. Is a psychologist from California, who, in this article, lists and describes six mental health habits that can hurt people inadvertently. The six damaging processes are: feeling guilty, thinking you are a failure, being a perfectionist, living with regret, comparing yourself negatively with others, and people pleasing. The first habit described is feeling guilty. There are a few types of guilt: guilt about something you did wrong, guilt about not helping the needy enough, guilt about being too successful, and guilt about the poor thoughts towards others. Out of these four types, on the first is considered healthy, so to help fight the bad guilt, it is important to remember that our actions hurt others but not our thoughts. In Psalm 32:5, David rejoices in the fact that because God forgave him, all guilt is gone. “Finally, I confessed all my sins to you and stopped trying to hide my guilt. I said to myself, “I will confess my rebellion to the Lord.” And you forgave me! All my guilt is gone.” Even though we try to fix our own problems, the only was to fix it is through Christ.…show more content…
Thinking lowly of yourself can derive from many different aspects of life: having harsh parents, not achieving a dream goal, or being compared to others. From these, there are two ways people can react: ceasing to care about anything or becoming a perfectionist. To help subdue this mindset is to realize that everyday is a new day with new opportunities and more chances to fix previous mistakes. As a Christian, overcoming the thought of being a failure comes from Christ and his view of me as a child of God. Psalm 139:13-14 reassures that no one is a failure or a mistake. “For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full

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