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Letting the Other Shoe Drop: Vulnerability, Gratitude, and Joy

The other day I was watching a video of an interview between Brené Brown and Oprah Winfrey, courtesy of my friend Kendra Tanner of the True You Project.   In it, Oprah and Brené talk about the perhaps surprising component of terror – yes terror – that often lives in joy.  Brown cites the example of a parent lovingly looking […]

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Time for What? (The Things We Say and What We Actually Mean)

(Post #4 in the Daring Greatly series, inspired by and in response to Brené Brown’s book, Daring Greatly:  How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead.) “For me, and for many of us, our first waking thought of the day is ‘I didn’t get enough sleep.’ The next one is ‘I don’t have enough time.’” – […]

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Vulnerability: Being Seen Hurt

(Post #2 in the Daring Greatly series, inspired by and in response to Brené Brown’s book, Daring Greatly:  How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead.) In my last post I described some of what I love about vulnerability, leaving the impression perhaps that for me, being vulnerable always either feels like Pop Rocks […]

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Baring the Very Same Spot: Some Thoughts on Vulnerability

    (Post #1 in the Daring Greatly series, inspired by and in response to Brené Brown’s book, Daring Greatly:  How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead.) Well hello there, all you thriving blooms ???? I’m super excited to dig in to our first book!   This is the second time I’ll be reading […]

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