The Power of Vulnerability

From Sounds True an interview with Brené Brown:

The Power of Vulnerability
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Tami Simon speaks with Dr. Brené Brown, a research professor at the University of Houston’s graduate college of social work who has spent the past decade studying vulnerability, courage, authenticity, and shame. Brené is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Daring Greatly, and with Sounds True she has created the audio learning course The Power of Vulnerability: Teachings on Authenticity, Connection, and Courage In this episode, Tami speaks with Brené about the cultural myth that equates vulnerability as weakness instead of recognizing it as the greatest measure of our courage. They also examine Brené’s research about the qualities that allow someone to live in a wholehearted way. (66 minutes)

Other posts with Brené Brown on Beyond Meds:

Shame and empathy

The Power of Being Vulnerable

To see the talks from Ted and commentary from Beyond Meds see  these posts:

●  We numb vulnerability — “We numb vulnerability…we are the most in debt, obese, addicted and medicated adult cohort in US history.”

●  Shame is an unspoken epidemic, the secret behind many forms of broken behavior


Brené BrownBooks by Brené Brown:

●  The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

●  Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

●  I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn’t): Making the Journey from “What Will People Think?” to “I Am Enough”

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