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A Two-Day Training in Transforming Difficulty into Ease and Well-Being

October 27 | Denver, CO

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October 27
7:00 – 8:30 PM

Doors open at 6:00 PM

Mile Hi Church
9077 W Alameda Ave
Denver, CO 80226

Premier $50
Standard $35


The Experience

Rising Strong—by Brené Brown, PhD

When we deny our stories, they define us.
When we own our stories, we get to write the ending.

Social scientist Brené Brown has ignited a global conversation on courage, vulnerability, shame, and worthiness. Her pioneering work uncovered a profound truth: vulnerability—the willingness to show up and be seen with no guarantee of outcome—is the only path to more love, belonging, creativity, and joy. But living a brave life is not always easy: we are, inevitably, going to stumble and fall.

It is the rise from falling that Brown takes as her subject in her new book, Rising Strong. As a grounded theory researcher, Brown has interviewed a range of people—from leaders in Fortune 500 companies and the military to artists, couples in long-term relationships, teachers, and parents—as they shared their stories of being brave, falling, and getting back up. She asked herself, What do these people with strong and loving relationships, leaders nurturing creativity, artists pushing innovation, and clergy walking with people through faith and mystery have in common? The answer was clear: they recognize the power of emotion and they’re not afraid to lean in to discomfort.

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Walking into our stories of hurt can feel dangerous. But the process of regaining our footing in the midst of struggle is where our courage is tested and our values are forged. Our stories of struggle can be big ones, like the loss of a job or the end of a relationship, or smaller ones, like a conflict with a friend or colleague. Regardless of magnitude or circumstance, the rising strong process is the same: we reckon with our emotions and get curious about what we’re feeling; we rumble with our stories until we get to a place of truth; and we live this process, every day, until it becomes a practice and creates nothing short of a revolution in our lives. Rising strong after a fall is how we cultivate wholeheartedness. It’s the process, Brown writes, that teaches us the most about who we are.

Join Dr. Brené Brown on October 27, 2015 for a special presentation about Rising Strong, followed by a 30-minute Q&A session.

The Details

Mile Hi Church All tickets will be sold with reserved seating. This event will sell out, so we encourage you to reserve your seat early.

Parking is free of charge at Mile Hi Church.

Mile Hi Church
9077 W Alameda Ave
Denver, CO 80226

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The Buzz

For the legions of fans of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection, comes the next step in the groundbreaking research of thought leader Brené Brown, PhD. A research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, Brown’s TED talks on shame and vulnerability have garnered over 23 million views and have changed our cultural conversation. Brown has worked with organizations including Facebook, Microsoft, Pixar, AT&T, Costco, West Point, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and many others. Her new book, Rising Strong, tells us what it takes to get back up after failure and teaches us how owning our stories of disappointment and heartbreak give us the power to write a daring new ending.

“A mind-blowing, life-changing read . . . gets to the heart of life.”
Red magazine

“An inventive approach to self-help and healing from an author who has helped countless readers change their lives.”
Kirkus Reviews

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