Category Archives: Brene Brown

Exciting News! Harpo Studios Interview about Brene Brown!

I think most of my readers know what a huge Dr. Brene Brown fan I am. I have blogged about her Ted Talks, her books and frequently bring her work into other discussions. I can’t tell you how many people … Continue reading

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The Importance of Being Who We Are…

A friend recently sent me a link to a Ted Talk that I hadn’t seen. I’ve talked about Ted Talks in the past but if you are a new reader what I’ll say is that Ted Talks are amazing. You … Continue reading

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When Unraveling isn’t a Crisis…

For those of you that follow this blog you know I am a huge fan of Dr. Brene Brown, especially her Ted Talks. I’m currently listening to her book The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: Shame vs. Guilt

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I discuss the difference between shame and guilt. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us discuss write us at TwoTherapistsTalking@gmail.com.

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Brene Brown on Vulnerability – Take 2

In past posts I’ve mentioned one of my favorite TED Talks, one by Brene Brown, a PhD researcher who studies, among other things, vulnerability (click to watch video). In addition to enjoying her speaking style I really enjoy how she … Continue reading

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The Push and Pull of It

I got a package in the mail the other day.  It was a box with some gifts from my sister.  She often tosses some fun little “extras” in with her main gift.  She did that this time, too.  In the … Continue reading

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What Is Strength?

Strength is an interesting thing.  I’m not talking about muscles and physical strength.  I’m talking about personal strength, emotional strength.  That intangible strength that we mean when we say someone is a “strong person.” While strength is a trait in … Continue reading

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