TED - Brené Brown: How do we engage in our lives from a place of authenticity and worthiness?

Dr. Brené Brown is a researcher professor at the University of Houston, Graduate College of Social Work, where she has spent the past ten years studying a concept that she calls Wholeheartedness, posing the questions: How do we engage in our lives from a place of authenticity and worthiness? How do we cultivate the courage, compassion, and connection that we need to embrace our imperfections and to recognize that we are enough -- that we are worthy of love, belonging and joy? Brené is the author of I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't): Telling the Truth About Perfectionism, Inadequacy, and Power (2007) and the forthcoming books, The Gifts of Imperfection (2010) and Wholehearted: Spiritual Adventures in Falling Apart, Growing Up, and Finding Joy ( 2011).

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Comment by teramia on December 16, 2011 at 6:16pm

This. So so so much, THIS. Thank you for sharing, Micah.  

Comment by Mimosa on December 17, 2011 at 12:52am
I recently read her book called The Gift of Imperfection that is basically this speach is a really funny, well-written book form. Awesome read!

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