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The Power of Vulnerability

The Power of Vulnerability

Teachings on Authenticity, Connection, and Courage

A six-hour training course on embracing our imperfections for wholehearted living.

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Show Up and Let Yourself be Seen

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Course objectives:

  • Recognize emotional armory and recognizing what makes us shut down—how we use perfectionism, numbing, and other tactics to avoid feeling vulnerable
  • Discussing the cultivation of shame resilience--the key to developing a sense of worth and belonging
  • Discussing the myths of vulnerability—common misconceptions about weakness, trust, and self-sufficiency
  • Defining vulnerability as the origin point for innovation, adaptability, accountability, and visionary leadership
  • Summarizing the 10 guideposts of wholehearted living—essential skills for living a life of courage, authenticity, and compassion

Is vulnerability the same as weakness? “In our culture,” teaches Dr. Brené Brown, “we associate vulnerability with emotions we want to avoid such as fear, shame, and uncertainty. Yet we too often lose sight of the fact that vulnerability is also the birthplace of joy, belonging, creativity, authenticity, and love.” On The Power of Vulnerability, Dr. Brown offers an invitation and a promise—that when we dare to drop the armor that protects us from feeling vulnerable, we open ourselves to the experiences that bring purpose and meaning to our lives. Here she dispels the cultural myth that vulnerability is weakness and reveals that it is, in truth, our most accurate measure of courage.

The Power of Vulnerability is a very personal project for me,” Brené explains. “This is the first place that all of my work comes together. This audio course draws from all three of my books—it’s the culmination of everything I’ve learned over the past 12 years. I'm very excited to weave it all into a truly comprehensive form that shows what these findings and insights can mean in our lives.”


Guidance and Insights for Wholehearted Living

Over the past 12 years, Dr. Brené Brown has interviewed hundreds of people as part of an ongoing study of vulnerability. “The research shows that we try to ward disappointment with a shield of cynicism, disarm shame by numbing ourselves against joy, and circumvent grief by shutting off our willingness to love,” explains Dr. Brown. When we become aware of these patterns, she teaches, we begin to become conscious of how much we sacrifice in the name of self-defense—and how much richer our lives become when we open ourselves to vulnerability.

“In my research,” Dr. Brown says, “the word I use to describe people who can live from a place of vulnerability is wholehearted.” Being wholehearted is a practice—one that we can choose to cultivate through empathy, gratitude, and awareness of our vulnerability armor. Join this engaging and heartfelt teacher on The Power of Vulnerability as she offers profound insights on leaning into the full spectrum of emotions—so we can show up, let ourselves be seen, and truly be all in.

Highlights:

  • Cultivating shame resilience—the key to developing a sense of worth and belonging
  • Vulnerability as the origin point for innovation, adaptability, accountability, and visionary leadership
  • Our emotional armory—how we use perfectionism, numbing, and other tactics to avoid feeling vulnerable
  • The myths of vulnerability—common misconceptions about weakness, trust, and self-sufficiency
  • Discovering your vulnerability armor—recognizing what makes us shut down, and how we can change
  • The 10 guideposts of wholehearted living—essential skills for becoming fully engaged in life
  • Six hours of stories, warm humor, and transformative insights for living a life of courage, authenticity, and compassion from Dr. Brené Brown

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Reviewed by Siarhei
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That course didn't bring any value to me

Unfortunately, this course didn't bring value to me. It was hard for me to find value between attempts of author to get social recognition and be liked by people by telling jokes. Overall the material was way too far from practice. I liked the way she speaks - author is a good speaker. I would wish here just to add value to her material and make it practical.

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Reviewed by Maria
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Wonderful

I am so grateful I got this course. I listen to it over and over again. Priceless!

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Reviewed by Robin
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The Best!

I love this book! I have listened to it over and over. One thing I really like about this book that no other book from sounds true has had is that when I pause or stop and get out of the library and start it again goes right back to where I left off. Worth every cent.

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Reviewed by Carmel
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Powerful

This is outstanding. If you only purchase one piece of self-help, personal growth, or what ever you want to call it, then purchase this series. It is one I have come back to again and again.

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Reviewed by Charles
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Wonderful insights on choosing to experience life differently

What! That's a choice, experiencing life differently? Yes it is. I love her work. I relate to the insights she shares on vulnerability, shame, and wholehearted living and their relationship to each other. Brené's work has helped me to get conscious of where I am, the price I'm paying, and what is possible in my life. It's not the complete elimination of shame and other negative thoughts in my life that is the answer, but becoming conscious and resilient when they occur. Highly recommended, you'll love it!

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DETAILS

CD

Contents 6 CDs (6 hours, 31 minutes)
Dimensions 5 x 5 inches
Product Code AF02709D

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Contents 1 Audio download (6 hours, 31 minutes)
Filetypes M4B, MP3, MP3 ZIP, PDF
Product Code AF02709W