Lessons learned from Brene Brown

  • Open yourself up only to those people who have earned the right to hear your story.
  • Be the adult you want your children to be.
  • What other people think of you is none of your business.
  • Nostalgia is a dangerous form of comparison.
  • We judge others because we judge ourselves.
  • You might have 1 million friends on facebook but that doesn’t mean that those people are really your friend.
  • Practicing spirituality brings a sense of perspective, meaning and purpose to our lives.

*Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Foundation – Brené Brown Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work.
She has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy and is the author of five #1 New York Times bestsellers: The Gifts of Imperfection, Daring Greatly, Rising Strong, Braving the Wilderness, and her latest book, Dare to Lead, which is the culmination of a seven-year study on courage and leadership.
Brené’s TED talk – The Power of Vulnerability – is one of the top five most viewed TED talks in the world with over 35 million views. She is also the first researcher to have a filmed talk on Netflix. The Call to Courage special debuted on the streaming service on April 19, 2019.