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Brené Brown, PhD; studies vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame

Bren& Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past ten years studying vulnerability, courage, authenticity, and shame.

Dr. Brené Brown: The Two Most Dangerous Words in Your Vocabulary - Super Soul Sunday - OWN

Brené Brown started her research on vulnerability, worthiness and shame six months before September and says our culture has been marked by dee.

Brené Brown at TEDxHouston  social worker and researcher who researches shame and empathy.  LOVE this.

Brené Brown at TEDxHouston. The Power of Vulnerability. Life changing TED talk that made her a household name. Brilliant, insightful and entertaining woman

"If you put shame in a Petri dish, it needs three things to grow exponentially: secrecy, silence and judgment. If you put the same amount of shame in a Petri dish and douse it with empathy, it can't survive. The two most powerful words when we're in struggle: me too."

Brené Brown, whose earlier talk on vulnerability became a viral hit, explores what can happen when people confront their shame head-on. Her own humor, humanity and vulnerability shine through every word.

This is why I speak out

Shame is the fear of being unlovable, it is the opposite of owning our story and being worthy. Actually that's not the definition in the dictionary. This shame mentioned above is toxic shame.

Shame and vulnerability researcher Dr. Brené Brown is a big proponent of allowing yourself to open up and be vulnerable. But even this candid public speaker and author sets limits.

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Brené Brown -Brene Brown's Advice On Vulnerability: 6 Types Of People To Never Confide In

This is one of the most watched TED videos and it has a unique perspective on vulnerability, or the people whose outlook and goals embrace it :-) http://www.coach2clarity.com/the-power-of-vulnerability/

Ted Talk and Valentines Day. Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research.

What makes you vulnerable makes you beautiful. - Brené Brown

Allowing yourself to become vulnerable to your spouse is a key component to a great marriage.so is forgiveness. When you're vulnerable you leave yourself open to extreme love & extreme pain but when you forgive the extreme love flows to cover the pain.