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Brene Brown Quotes
|"If we want to know why weíre all so afraid to let our
true selves be seen and known, we have to understand the power of shame
and fear. If we canít stand up to the never good enough and who do you
think you are? we canít move forward."
"How would our lives be different if there were less anger and more accountability? What would our work and home lives look like if we blamed less but had more respect for boundaries?"
"When we can let go of what other people think and own
our story, we gain access to our worthinessóthe feeling that we are
"The greatest challenge for most of us is believing that
we are worthy now, right this minute. Worthiness doesnít have
"We are biologically, cognitively, physically, and spiritually wired to love, to be loved, and to belong. When those needs are not met, we donít function as we were meant to. We break. We fall apart. We numb. We ache. We hurt others. We get sick. There are certainly other causes of illness, numbing, and hurt, but the absence of love and belonging will always lead to suffering."
"We cultivate love when we allow our most vulnerable and powerful selves to be deeply seen and known, and when we honor the spiritual connection that grows from that offering with trust, respect, kindness, and affection."
"Belonging is the innate human desire to be part of something larger than us."
"We all have it. Shame is universal and one of the most primitive human emotions that we experience. The only people who donít experience shame lack the capacity for empathy and human connection."
"Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. Itís about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen."
"Whenever Iím faced with a vulnerable situation, I get
deliberate with my intentions by repeating this to myself: ďDonít
"When we become more loving and compassionate with ourselves and we begin to practice shame resilience, we can embrace our imperfections. It is in the process of embracing our imperfections that we find our truest gifts: courage, compassion, and connection."
"Hope also requires us to understand that just because the process of reaching a goal happens to be fun, fast, and easy doesnít mean that it has less value than a difficult goal."
"Whether weíre overcoming adversity, surviving trauma, or dealing with stress and anxiety, having a sense of purpose, meaning, and perspective in our lives allows us to develop understanding and move forward."
"Without purpose, meaning, and perspective,it is easy
to lose hope, numb our emotions, or become overwhelmed by our
"One of the best things that weíve ever done in our family
is making the ďingredients for joy and meaningĒ list. I encourage you to
sit down and make a list of the specific conditions that are in place when
everything feels good in your life. Then
"If we choose to heal with calm, we have to commit to practicing calm. Small things matter. For example, before we respond we can count to ten or give ourselves permission to say, ďIím not sure. I need to think about this some more.Ē Itís also extremely effective to identify the emotions that are the most likely to spark your reactivity and then practice non-reactive responses."
"Make a list of the work that inspires you. Donít be practical.
Donít think about making a living; think about doing
Contributed by Brene Brown
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