Tuesday TALKS: Brené Brown

Lifelong Learning

Brene Brown

I’m going to start collecting my favorite inspiring videos. Once a week, I’ll share them here on what I’m calling Tuesday TALKS.  I know you’ll all love them as much as I do!

Brené Brown is my new favorite speaker!  She is a researcher from Houston who has studied vulnerability and shame extensively.

From this particular TED Talk, here are some of my favorite Brené Brown quotes:

  • Connection is why we’re here.
  • Shame is the fear of disconnection. “I’m not ___ enough.” (and I’m afraid you’re going to find out!)
  • In order for REAL connection to occur, we have to allow ourselves to be vulnerable enough to be seen for who we REALLY are.
  • Vulnerability is the core of shame and fear and our struggle for worthiness. But it appears to also be the birthplace of joy, creativity, belonging, love.
  • We create a dangerous cycle: We are the most in…

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