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The gifts of imperfection

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This important book is about the lifelong journey from What will people think? to I am enough. Browns unique ability to blend original research with honest storytelling makes reading the Gifts of Imperfection like having a long, uplifting conversation with a very wise friend who offers compassion, wisdom, and great advice. Harriet Lerner, New York Times best-selling author of the Dance of Anger and the Dance of ConnectionBrené Brown courageously tackles the dark emotions that get in the way of leading a fuller life; read this book and let some of that courage rub off on you. -Daniel H. Pink, New York Times best-selling author of A Whole New MindCourage, compassion, and connection: Through Brenés research, observations, and guidance, these three little words can open the door to amazing change in your life. Ali Edwards, author of Life Artist Each day we face a barrage of images and messages from society and the media telling us who, what, and how we should be. We are led to believe that if we could only look perfect and lead perfect lives, wed no longer feel inadequate. So most of us perform, please, and perfect, all the while thinking, What if I cant keep all of these balls in the air? Why isnt everyone else working harder and living up to my expectations? What will people think if I fail or give up? When can I stop proving myself?In the Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown, Ph. D. , a leading expert on shame, authenticity and belonging, shares what shes learned from a decade of research on the power of Wholehearted Living - a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness. In her ten guideposts, Brown engages our minds, hearts, and spirits as she explores how we can cultivate the courage, compassion, and connection to wake up in the morning and think, No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough, And to go to bed at night thinking, Yes, I am sometimes afraid, but I am also brave. And, yes, I am imperfect and vulnerable, but that doesnt change the truth that I am worthy of love and belonging +


Genre
Religie & Spiritualiteit
Esoterie algemeen
Aantal pagina’s
137
Uitgeverij
Perseus
Eerste editie
04 oktober 2010
Laatste editie
04 oktober 2010
ISBN
9781592858491


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