It was about this time that Rebecca, who had been reading about the Spartan boy, conceived the idea of some mild form of self-punishment to be applied on occasions when she was fully convinced in her own mind that it would be salutary.
Self-punishment, then, to be adequate and proper, must begin, like charity, at home, and unlike charity should end there too.
The need to have a go at one of the meeting's big handicaps borders on self-punishment
. But the odds of reward are attractive enough, to have a dash.
A growing number of young lives have been tragically lost because they have been drawn to sites that encourage self-loathing and self-punishment
as a way out.
A story about stealing pomegranates from a neighbor's garden is about a child's capacity for harsh self-punishment
. Less intense scenarios include one about bandleader Herb Alpert being a "Mexican" role model despite his Ukrainian-Romanian descent.
"Everyone avoids it in different ways and tries to not feel it because it's uncomfortable," she said, before revealing that she's "done a lot of self-punishment
" because she doesn't love to feel these uncomfortable things.
As correctly stated, there is a certain stigma whereby people who smoke feel as if they deserve it or that it's sort of a self-punishment
Third: When you carry the burden of guilt, you attract the corresponding self-punishment
which people mistake for God's wrath, or the devil's doing.
"Suicide is the ultimate self-punishment
. In several cases, the death of a patient seemed to be the key factor in pushing them over the edge."
You might always feel guilty, but lingering self-punishment
and rumination will only take energy away from bettering yourself.
It may be a way of coping with overwhelming situations or a form of self-punishment
for perceived flaws or failures.
Behavior-focused strategies include self-awareness and use of self-goal setting, self-reward, self-punishment
, self-observation, and self-cueing to make individuals more cognizant of behavior (Manz & Neck, 2004).