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Brené Brown Vulnerability

How to Embody Your Authentic Self

Laura Berger | Posted 11.30.2014 | Women
Laura Berger

I am deeply committed to empowering women to bring their best selves forward and be the most effective leaders. And in the case above, my client doubled her salary. How?

Daily Meditation: Be Vulnerable

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.13.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Let's Get Real: Embracing Vulnerability to Build a Better World

Christy Heitger-Ewing | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Christy Heitger-Ewing

There was another big reason I felt compelled to be forthright. I can't stand the social stigma that is associated with mental illness and suicide. It bothers me greatly how voices hush and rooms clear at the mere mention of the "S" word.

When Saying 'I Love You' Doesn't Go As Planned

OWN | Posted 04.30.2014 | OWN

Dr. Brené Brown has inspired countless people with her popular TED Talk on the power of vulnerability. Some learn to bravely embrace their imperfecti...

2 Things You Need To Start Living Bravely

OWN | Posted 04.23.2014 | OWN

Dr. Brené Brown is all about living bravely. Inspired by a Theodore Roosevelt quote -- "It is not the critic who counts… The credit belongs to the ...

How Nasty Online Comments And 'Downton Abbey' Inspired Brené Brown's Book

OWN | Posted 03.07.2014 | OWN

In 2010, vulnerability researcher Dr. Brené Brown gave a TED Talk that quickly became an internet sensation. The Daring Greatly author soon found her...

Living Wholeheartedly: An Experiment

Fauzia Burke | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Fauzia Burke

I live my life as authentically (and honestly) as possible; however, it is not always easy. Being an immigrant, there are always expectations of keeping one foot in each culture. There's the culture of your origin and the culture of your new home.

The Best New Year's Resolution? Marry Yourself

Tarra Christoff M.A. | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Tarra Christoff M.A.

Just shy of two years ago, I approached an important life milestone for many women. I shook off my cold feet, I followed my heart and - I married myse...

Always We Became Found: Lizzie MacKenzie and Chicago Dance Crash Make Some Connections

Johnny Nevin | Posted 02.10.2014 | Arts
Johnny Nevin

When MacKenzie does choreograph, the results are often spectacularly rich; she combines an ability to create beautiful and engaging movement designs with an unusually effective understanding of concert dance architecture.

Vulnerability Vampire

Kathryn Lamble | Posted 02.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathryn Lamble

But being brave isn't always remaining stoic and never breaking down in face of things that seem utterly insurmountable. It's showing up, being seen and giving it a try, whatever it is.

6 People Never To Trust With Your Secrets

Posted 11.20.2013 | OWN

Finally! A guide to surviving. Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW, author of Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, P...

Find Your Own Strength: 6 Tips for Women Leaders

Omega Institute | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Omega Institute

When we are riding the waves of life and feel especially tossed and turned by its storms, Elizabeth Lesser beckons us to drop anchor and root firmly in our emotional center of kindness, compassion and interconnectedness.

The Most Vulnerable Emotion We Experience

OWN | Posted 10.27.2013 | OWN

Over more than a decade of research, author Dr. Brené Brown has found that vulnerability is not a weakness -- in fact, it can be our greatest strengt...

Why You Should Give Yourself Permission To Be Uncool

OWN | Posted 10.14.2013 | OWN

Shame and vulnerability researcher Dr. Brené Brown isn't afraid to be uncool. In the above clip from "Oprah's Lifeclass," she discusses how our cult...

3 Steps To Break The Cycle Of Shame

OWN | Posted 10.08.2013 | OWN

Shame is such a powerful emotion that it can literally overcome us. For more than a decade, Dr. Brené Brown has been researching how shame and vulner...

The Most Valuable Gift You Can Give To Another Person

OWN | Posted 10.02.2013 | OWN

Bestselling author Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor who has spent more than a decade studying vulnerability and worthiness. She says opening y...

The Devastating Truth About How We Judge Other People

OWN | Posted 10.02.2013 | OWN

Dr. Brené Brown, a professor who's spent the past decade studying vulnerability, says you may be judging people without even realizing it. To prove h...

WATCH: The One Thing More Terrifying Than Being Vulnerable

OWN | Posted 10.02.2013 | OWN

Shame and vulnerability researcher Dr. Brené Brown says we all have a choice in life whether to put our true selves out there or hide behind our fear...

WATCH: What Oprah Learned From Her First TV Blooper

OWN | Posted 09.21.2013 | OWN

Oprah loved her first job in television, but she says she had a lot to learn in the early years of her career. Though she made mistakes, she tells sha...

On Having Faith, Watching Oprah, and Being Gay

Cassie Premo Steele | Posted 11.19.2013 | Gay Voices
Cassie Premo Steele

On the day after I realized I am a lesbian, I invited over the woman I was in love with (we hadn't been together in any sexual way; we had not even hugged or kissed) so that we could watch Oprah's Super Soul Sunday. The guest was Brené Brown, whose new book was about vulnerability.

WATCH: Why Vulnerability Is Your Greatest Strength

OWN | Posted 09.12.2013 | OWN

Like many others, Dr. Brené Brown says she was raised to believe that vulnerability was a weakness. But she learned that you can't have true courage ...

Relationship Is the Currency of Leadership

Omega Institute | Posted 10.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

"The bottom line is that vulnerability is scary and it feels really dangerous, but it's not nearly as dangerous or scary as spending your life on the outside looking in and wondering, 'What if I had chosen to show up?'"

WATCH: 6 Types Of People You Should Never Confide In

OWN | Posted 06.06.2013 | OWN

Shame and vulnerability researcher Dr. Brené Brown is a big proponent of allowing yourself to open up and be vulnerable. But even this candid public ...

WATCH: The Two Most Dangerous Words In Your Vocabulary

OWN | Posted 04.08.2013 | OWN

When Dr. Brené Brown spoke at TEDx about the power of vulnerability in 2010, her talk garnered more than 7 million views on TED.com. Three years late...