Shame and Creativity:

Julie Daley
5 min readSep 21, 2019

Learning to live our Essential Nature through a Very Human Body.


“Léon Wurmser once defined creativity as ‘the heroic transcendence of shame’ (The Mask of Shame pg 291). To the extent that one is the very best at something or that one strives to be the best, one risks alienation from the remainder of humanity. In some cultures, Wurmser pointed out, anyone who dares to rise above the…

Julie Daley

Leadership Coach & Mentor; Educator, Speaker. I guide people back to their own inner source and an unshakable self-trust.