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Dr. Brené Brown

How To Be Yourself, Even In Life's Most Anxiety-Inducing Moments

Posted 09.15.2014 | OWN

Brené Brown believes that authenticity is more than a buzzword -- it's a daily practice. Join Brené Brown on her journey to wholeheartedness -- ...

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...

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 ...

On Escaping The Shame Spiral

Jill Di Donato | Posted 06.21.2014 | Women
Jill Di Donato

It's no easy feat to admit to flaws, because that means they're real and we have to confront them. Accepting our mistakes or shortcomings -- choices that may not have served us well, unflattering ways others may perceive us, or subtle imperfections that gnaw away at us -- is uncomfortable in the short-term, but acknowledging them can ward off long-term problems.

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...

The Damaging Way Women Respond To Distress

OWN | Posted 02.25.2014 | OWN

"My stomach looks so bulky." "My job is stupid." "I'll probably never find someone." We frequently hear people verbalize these types of self-critiq...

Vulnerable

Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young | Posted 04.23.2014 | Religion
Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young

What would be possible if we allowed ourselves to be vulnerable, to take the risks that love demands?

Coping With Shame: An Open Letter to Dr. Brené Brown

Mark Travis Rivera | Posted 02.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Travis Rivera

It is time that we silence the voices in our heads that tell us we are not good enough, and it is time we start shouting the phrase: "I am enough."

Brené Brown: 3 Ways To Set Boundaries

Posted 12.09.2013 | OWN

Dr. Brené Brown As our calendars swell with obligations, it's important to recommit to one thing that can help keep us sane: boundaries. T...

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.

Brené Brown: 'There Are No Prerequisites For Worthiness'

OWN | Posted 10.22.2013 | OWN

If you've ever felt unworthy -- because of your weight, your job, your relationship or any other fill-in-the-blank reason -- shame and vulnerability r...

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...

5 Surprising Things I Learned By Getting Angry

Sandy Rosenblatt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Sandy Rosenblatt

I decided to deal with my anger head on. I had no idea what I was getting into, and I learned some valuable lessons along the way. These were key for me understanding that it's OK to be mad or have someone be mad at me. There is, in fact, a healthy way to deal with anger. And once I took these lessons on as truth for myself, my journey became much easier.

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...

What Is Perfectionism Really Hiding?

OWN | Posted 10.05.2013 | OWN

What is perfectionism really about? Dr. Brené Brown, a research professor and bestselling author who has studied shame and vulnerability for more tha...

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: 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: Dr. Brené Brown On Why Shame Is 'Lethal'

OWN | Posted 08.27.2013 | OWN

Shame and vulnerability researcher Dr. Brené Brown has studied the power of these intensely painful feelings as a professor at the University of Hous...

Brené Brown: 'The People Who Practice Authenticity Work Their A** Off At It'

Posted 08.25.2013 | Healthy Living

Dr. Brené Brown on vulnerability, authenticity and being her own guinea pig. The following is an excerpt from ORIGIN Magazine. Interviewer: Chanta...

WATCH: Are You Authentic -- Or Unknowingly Fake?

OWN | Posted 06.29.2013 | OWN

For more than a decade, Dr. Brené Brown has studied vulnerability, worthiness, shame and courage as a professor at the University of Houston's Gradua...