The Power of Vulnerability : Teachings on Authenticity, Courage, and Connection

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In our culture, vulnerability has become synonymous with weakness. Yet Dr. Brené Brown has discovered through 12 years of research that vulnerability is not weakness at all, but is our strongest connection to our humanity and to each other. "Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, empathy, creativity, and authenticity-the experiences that bring meaning to our lives," teaches Dr. Brown. On The Power of Vulnerability, she offers a breakthrough course on cultivating vulnerability as a means for leaning ...
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Overview

In our culture, vulnerability has become synonymous with weakness. Yet Dr. Brené Brown has discovered through 12 years of research that vulnerability is not weakness at all, but is our strongest connection to our humanity and to each other. "Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, empathy, creativity, and authenticity-the experiences that bring meaning to our lives," teaches Dr. Brown. On The Power of Vulnerability, she offers a breakthrough course on cultivating vulnerability as a means for leaning into our full spectrum of emotions-the dark and the light. Join her for a transformative examination of how we feel, think, and behave-so that we may show up, let ourselves be seen, and be all in.
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A practical training program on embracing our imperfections to discover our true source of strength, connection, and purpose.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781604078589
  • Publisher: Sounds True, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/1/2012
  • Format: CD
  • Sales rank: 144,677
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 6.70 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She is a nationally renowned speaker and has won numerous teaching awards, including the College's Outstanding Faculty Award. Her books include Daring Greatly, The Gifts of Imperfection, and I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't). Her groundbreaking research has been featured on PBS, NPR, and CNN. Her 2010 TEDx talk on the power of vulnerability, which has been translated into 38 languages, is one of the most watched talks on TED.com with over 5 million views. Most recently, Brené gave the closing talk at TED2012. For more, visit brenebrown.com.
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    Recommended for those who are re-evaluating their lives!

    Expensive but well worth the money! I would highly recommend this to every mental health professional and most I'm the field of helping others. Excellent for anyone who takes the time to re-evaluate their life and hope to get the most of one's life!

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