Why We Must Face Shame!

If we’re going to find our way back to each other vulnerability is going to be that path. Brene Brown


On Tuesday I shared some thoughts on Brene Brown and her talk on vulnerability. Here’s her next TED video which delves deeper into vulnerability by tackling ‘shame’ head-on! Real good stuff. Forces us to become more real, with self and others, check it out!


According to Brene Brown guilt is ‘I did something bad. I made a mistake.’ While shame is ‘I am bad. I am a mistake.’ Women most often feel shame when they cannot do it all or can’t do it perfectly. Men feel shame when they think ‘I am weak’. It’s important to recognize shame when we experience it so that we don’t brush it aside. It pays to shine a light into a dark corner inside us. Because then we can be more human, more vulnerable and therefore more lovable and loving…

Daily Affirmation: Today I AM facing my shame!

Recommendation: Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulne… by Brene Brown

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and LeadKindle Paperwhite, 6