“Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable, but they’re never weakness.” — Dr. Brené Brown
On the plane back from San Francisco Sunday, I delved into Daring Greatly*, a book that had been untouched on my Kindle for an embarrassingly long time. The author’s TEDx talk entitled The Power of Vulnerability is probably one of the links I email to people most, so I’m not sure why it took me so long to start her book. The basic premise of all Dr. Brené Brown’s work is that everything we try to avoid in life, heartbreak, failure, looking stupid, being judged, is actually what keeps us from being happy and feeling connected. The armor we put up to protect ourselves from being vulnerable is actually what hurts us the most.
A fascinating concept, and one that I find to be incredibly true. It’s especially interesting…
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