Number of pages: 160
Publisher: Hazelden Information & Educational Services
BBB Library: Booklets
For over a decade, Brené Brown has found a special place in our hearts as a gifted mapmaker and a fellow traveler. She is both a social scientist and a kitchen-table friend whom you can always count on to tell the truth, make you laugh, and, on occasion, cry with you. And what’s now become a movement all started with The Gifts of Imperfection, which has sold more than two million copies in thirty-five different languages across the globe. What transforms this book from words on a page to effective daily practices are the ten guideposts to wholehearted living. The guideposts not only help us understand the practices that will allow us to change our lives and families, they also walk us through the unattainable and sabotaging expectations that get in the way.
This book to anyone who is ready to embrace his true self and all of his beautiful imperfections.
In her book,The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are,Dr. Brown shares her own personal discovery and growth as she has learned to embrace her imperfections as gifts rather than inadequacies.
So,this book is perfectfor those hard-working, left-brained, perfectionist clientswho are asking deeper questions about the meaning of their livesand where to go next.
This book is desgined for you , ifyou want a general outline of what it takes to boost your self-esteem.
From the world’s leading thinker on innovation and New York Times bestselling author of The Innovator’s Dilemma, Clayton M. Christensen, comes an unconventional book of inspiration and wisdom for achieving a fulfilling life. Christensen’s The Innovator’s Dilemma, notably the only business book that Apple’s Steve Jobs said “deeply influenced” him, is
Summary of Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert. Are you brave enough to show the world the treasure that rests within you? This is the main question that Elizabeth Gilbert asks in Big Magic. If your answer is yes, then that’s awesome for you. But if your answer is no, then this
The authors reveal why employers are three times more likely to hire people with the right mindset over those who are more qualified on paper. This book provides an actionable approach for both assessing and developing these essential traits.
“Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It's about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.”
“We cannot selectively numb emotions, when we numb the painful emotions, we also numb the positive emotions.”
“The dark does not destroy the light; it defines it. It's our fear of the dark that casts our joy into the shadows.”
“Perfectionism is a self destructive and addictive belief system that fuels this primary thought: If I look perfect, and do everything perfectly, I can avoid or minimize the painful feelings of shame, judgment, and blame.”
Shame keeps worthiness away by convincing us that owning our stories will lead to people thinking less of us. Shame is all about fear. We’re afraid that people won’t like us if they know the truth about who we are, where we come from, what we believe, how much we’re struggling.
Being “in control” isn’t always about the desire to manipulate situations, but often it’s about the need to manage perception.
Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.
While vulnerability is the birthplace of many of the fulfilling experiences we long for—love, belonging, joy, creativity, and trust, to name a few—the process of regaining our emotional footing in the midst of struggle is where our courage is tested and our values are forged. Rising strong after a fall is
A leader is a person who notices the strengths in others and has enough courage to nurture it and ensure that it grows. Unfortunately, there are not many of these people around nowadays although many have the potential. They just need a push of courage and that is what this summary
In Atlas of the Heart, Brown takes us on a journey through eighty-seven of the emotions and experiences that define what it means to be human. As she maps the necessary skills and an actionable framework for meaningful connection, she gives us the language and tools to access a universe of new