Brene Brown - The Power of Vulnerability

Thursday, September 25, 2014

"When we were children, we used to think that when we were all grown up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability. To be alive is to be vulnerable."

- Madeleine L'Engle

I started reading Brene Brown's book Daring Greatly last week and I've become completed engrossed in her research, teachings and philosophy. So many people view vulnerability as a weakness, and in her book she dispels this myth and argues that it is actually our most accurate measure of courage. Her ideas resonate deeply with me and I can't wait to keep reading. 

In this TEDTalk she discusses her research of wholeheartedness and the power of vulnerability. Pretty incredible stuff. 

"Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren't always comfortable, but they're never weakness"

-Brene Brown


Alexis {Diva on a Diet} said...

I saw this book somewhere a while ago and wondered if it was worth picking up! I'm such a slow reader though... maybe I'll pick up the audio book!

Kim Holt said...

All of Brene Brown's books are awesome. I totally love her and all of her research. There are so many of us out there that are all feeling the same things, but thinking it is "just me". xo

Janet said...

Love her work. I am so glad you found her!

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