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Vulnerability: A Key to Joy

Hannah Lilly | Posted 05.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Hannah Lilly

It's all too easy in this world to hunt for joy in perfection -- in how we look and what we have -- but it doesn't live there. It is already within us and waiting to be set free.

In a Sense, Donald Trump Is Correct about Women and Abortions

Mark Baer | Posted 04.05.2017 | Politics
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Mark Baer

In a sense, Donald Trump is correct that women who have abortions if the procedure is banned should face "some sort of punishment." Before you misconstrue my opinion, please note that I have always been an advocate of pro-choice.

The Night I Took Shame Out to Dinner

Kelli Finley | Posted 03.18.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Kelli Finley

I decided the first step in my relationship with shame was to do again what I was afraid of earlier. Go back out into the world and read my book with the cover that makes me feel vulnerable and if somebody asks what I am reading, share and connect. A combination that is rare today.

Everyone Is Not Your Someone

Diane Pauley | Posted 01.28.2017 | Women
Diane Pauley

Becoming vulnerable is a process. A process in becoming a whole version of you. It requires a bit of authenticity, a sprinkle of transparency and a dash of integrity. I should know, I've done it.

4 Words That Can Change Your Life

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 11.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

Even as we evolve away from tired and harmful gender stereotypes, we still do not champion the idea of vulnerability as a strength. When we choose to trust, we are exhibiting tremendous strength.

Your Vulnerability Is Beautiful

Melinda Parrish | Posted 10.27.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

In order to succeed, you've got to put it all out there, and share all the parts of you with the world, not just the ones that are left when you cleanly tuck all the messy stuff behind the veil.

I Yam What I Yam, Ms. Brene Brown: In Strong Defense Of Atticus Finch

Margaret Hession | Posted 10.02.2016 | Home
Margaret Hession

Right now, those who hate Atticus Finch don't hate him because he's racist. They dislike him because he's imperfect and because he signals to them and us, mirror-wise, that we are imperfect too. Where is our false perfected idol gone?

An Open Letter to Brené Brown, After Reading 'Rising Strong'

Jill Dahl | Posted 09.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jill Dahl

Dear Brené Brown, I have a bone to pick with you (the only Texan phrase I could think of). Your books need to come with warning labels on the cover:...

Healing Through Creativity

Kat Reinhert | Posted 09.02.2016 | Divorce
Kat Reinhert

Within the creative process of writing and performing this music I found the courage to be vulnerable, and as difficult as it is to share these feelings with the complete unknown, I know it is worth letting go of the fear I have in sharing.

The Power of Vulnerability: Trusting Ourselves After Heartbreak

Dina Strada | Posted 06.04.2016 | Divorce
Dina Strada

It's now been a year and a half and I am learning to trust myself. That has taken a lot of work on my part and I have cried many tears getting there as the fear of opening myself up to getting hurt again sometimes engulfs me.

The Path to Love and Compassion

Mansal Denton | Posted 05.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Mansal Denton

I am not always in a perfect place of love and compassion. I'm human and I get frustrated, upset, and angry. Life weighs heavy and at times I don't love myself. But I see the path to love and compassion and how to achieve it even if I must begin again every day.

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

Terra Christoff, Ph.D | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Terra Christoff, Ph.D

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 03.11.2015 | 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...