Gifts of Imperfection

The Gifts of Imperfection

From a decade of research – data with a soul – Brown uncovers the timeless truths of the fall and the foundation of our false self (poser) rooted in shame and fear.  From that place she gives powerful, time-tested and research-proven action steps toward a lifestyle of shame resilience and increasing freedom.

The following is the description from Amazon:

In The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown, a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging, shares ten guideposts on the power of Wholehearted living—a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness.

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, we’d no longer feel inadequate. So most of us perform, please, and perfect, all the while thinking,”What if I can’t keep all of these balls in the air? Why isn’t 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 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 doesn’t change the truth that I am worthy of love and belonging.”

Comments (0) | Posted in Books
Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on some of the links and purchase the item they provide an affiliate commission. Those affiliate commissions are comically small and are directed to my selfless editor who volunteers to make this blog possible. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will add value to my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”