Quote of the Week – from The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown

 Shame hates it when we reach out and tell our story. It hates having words wrapped around it—it can’t survive being shared. Shame loves secrecy. The most dangerous thing to do after a shaming experience is hide or bury our story. When we bury our story, the shame metastasizes. I remember saying out loud: “I... Continue Reading →

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

Review: The work of Brene Brown has been inspiring me since I first listened to her TEDtalks. I read Daring Greatly back in December and loved it too. Suffice it to say, that I knew I was in for good things when I opened this book and I was not disappointed. In The Gifts of Imperfection, Dr. Brown... Continue Reading →

Quote of the Week – from The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown

 First, when we shame and blame, it moves the focus from the original behavior in question to our own behavior.       I had to use this quote today. Shaming isn't the right answer to anything. It seems to only serve to make the person doing it feel like they have some power over... Continue Reading →

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