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On shame, vulnerability, and feeling good enough ~ Brené Brown TEDx

On shame, vulnerability, and feeling good enough ~ Brené Brown TEDx

My wife shared this TEDx video of researcher/story-teller Brené Brown, which amounts to an introduction to Brown’s work on studying how feelings of shame, vulnerability, not feeling good enough or worthy (etc.) get in the way of us feeling happy, doing what we want to do, and being satisfied with our lives.

The words she uses–shame, worthiness, vulnerability, courage, etc.–struck such a strong chord in me, even bringing me to tears, and I feel a bit of shame admitting that; those are feelings one tries to hide from others and numb ourselves to…

And that’s exactly Brown’s point.

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