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"Do you think, I resist to be strong?" a student asked me.
This question was so interesting I kept pondering it for days 🤯.
Until I saw Brené Brown's brand - new talk, exclusively produced for Netflix, released on 19 April in 190 countries and 29 languages.
An absolute MUST WATCH, when you care for yourself, your family & friends, your work and our planet.
Weaving elegantly and amusingly stories in her talk, Brené draws the red line of her outstanding work as a vulnerability and shame researcher.
She's found, that being vulnerable is” the most accurate measurement of courage” and the “birthplace of joy, connection, creativity”; that you belong to yourself first and that new leadership is about embedding it into the work culture.
Sobbing, laughing and nodding my head over Brené's talk, I figured resisting to be strong's so possible. And, that there's another way to go.
Here's my thought stream.
I want to think of as being strong in the sense of courage. Speak: being vulnerable.
Vulnerable - the center of shame, scarcity, fear, anxiety, uncertainty.
It's saying or doing something when you don't know the outcome.
When have you've said the last time -
I love you first
I'm sorry, I'll get better
I need help
I'm scared of
I'm feeling, that
I'm making the story up in my mind, that
I made a mistake
Yes, I agree. Emotions, you want to numb or in other words "resist". Right?
BUT, opening up and telling your story of who you are, that's when your courage lingers in too. These're all brave actions.
Belong to yourself first!
Grow as a human being!
Trust, those who love you!
Be joyful without purpose!
You see, it creates such an astonishing human field of emotions. I understand you tempt to resist diving right into it. Yet, that's where life blossoms. Take that leap and jump! Show up!
With my whole heart I encourage you to watch Brené Brown's talk on Netflix 🌟. Here's the trailer.
When you don't have access to it, click here to listen to her talk "The Power of vulnerability"! Among the most five watched ones on TEDx, it'll be so worth your time.
Hit reply and share with me your most significant insight! Or comment below!
Because don't be afraid to be seen.
With so much love,
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Listen to this!