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Brené Brown

Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW is a research professor at the University of Houston’s Graduate College of Social Work who has spent the past 10 years studying vulnerability, courage, authenticity, and shame. She is a nationally renowned speaker and has won numerous teaching awards,...

Men, Women, and Worthiness

The Experience of Shame and the Power of Being Enough

Brené Brown

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We Are Enough: Engaging with the World from a Place of Worthiness

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Course objectives:

  • Summarize the differences and similarities between the experience of shame for men and women
  • Define guilt vs. shame—why one is a useful force for growth, while the other keeps us small
  • Discuss the four elements of shame resilience—identifying our triggers, practicing critical awareness, sharing our story, and speaking honestly about shame
  • Discuss empathy as the primary antidote to shame

What does it take to be secure in our sense of belonging and self-worth? We may hustle to attain this security through achievements, meeting expectations, or repeating affirmations to ourselves—but Dr. Brené Brown's research has shown there is ultimately one obstacle to our sense of worthiness. “Shame is the barrier,” she teaches, “and building shame resilience is how we overcome it.” With Men, Women, and Worthiness, Dr. Brown draws upon more than 12 years of investigation to reveal how we can disarm the influence of shame to cultivate a life of greater courage, joy, and love. In this rich and heartfelt examination of this pivotal element of happiness, she invites you to explore:

  • The differences and similarities between the experience of shame for men and women
  • Guilt vs. shame—why one is a useful force for growth, while the other keeps us small
  • The four elements of shame resilience—identifying our triggers, practicing critical awareness, sharing our story, and speaking honestly about shame
  • Empathy as the primary antidote to shame

“Whether you are a man, woman, or child, every one of us has the irreducible need for love and belonging,” Dr. Brown teaches. “A sense of self-worth, unhindered by the inner voices of shame, allows us to meet that need.” With the warmth, candor, and humor that has made her a celebrated speaker, Brené Brown offers a road map for navigating the emotions that hold us back-so we can cultivate a life of authenticity and connection.

Product details

CD:
Contents 2 CDs (2 hours, 14 minutes)
Date Published November 15, 2012
ISBN-10 1-60407-851-0
ISBN-13 978-1-60407-851-0
Dimensions 5 x 5 3/4 inches
Product Codes 2706d, w2706d, aw02706d
Audio Download:
Download File Types
Contents Audio download (2 hours, 14 minutes)
Date Published November 15, 2012
ISBN-10 1-60407-903-7
ISBN-13 978-1-60407-903-6
Product Codes 2706w, w2706w, aw02706w
CE Credits:
Contents 2 CE credits
Date Published November 15, 2012
Product Codes 3814, e3814, ce03814

Customer Reviews

By Suzanne G
Date Added: Thursday 25 September 2014
Wonderful. Love her.
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By Joanne S
Date Added: Tuesday 16 September 2014
Was it worthwhile? Yes, absolutely! What a bargain-simply priceless. Love Brene Brown. And Sounds True. Thanks for the great service. I tell everybody! Your products make such a difference to my life.
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By Dennis OConnor
Date Added: Friday 25 April 2014
Although I've seen Brene Brown's interviews with Oprah Winfrey, this CD set provided a more detailed discussion of Brene's ideas, especially about the ways that achieving worthiness differs between men and women. Very instructive and engaging.
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By Dr Need A Nap
Date Added: Thursday 24 April 2014
I found this CD to be very wonderfully informative, accessible, and useful - both personally and professionally. While listening to the CD, I found myself thinking of many patients who I thought would benefit from having new ways to think and talk about the influences of gender on feelings of shame, humiliation, embarrassment, etc. Several patients have already responded to my recommendation and I have received great feedback from them as well. I highly recommend this work by Brene` Brown!
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