Braving the Wilderness by Brené Brown

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My Review:

If you feel like you could use a boost of self confidence or reassurance that you are who you are supposed to be, or you want to think about acceptance, your own as well as getting along with others in this world, Braving the Wilderness is for you, and frankly everyone you may know.

In discussing how to build bridges, Brown says, “…the more we’re willing to seek out moments of collective joy and show up for experiences of collective pain- for real, in person, not online – the more difficult it becomes to deny our human connection, even with people we may disagree with.”

Brené Brown delivers powerful messages about how to “reclaim connection and truly belong” in this short, easy to ready book.  She provides some good advice and examples to assist us in navigating today’s world, standing up for what we believe individually, connecting face to face and treating others with respect. I read and enjoyed the book but heard the audiobook is great too.

Goodreads Summary

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About the Author:

Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Foundation – Brené Brown Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work.

She has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy and is the author of four #1 New York Times bestsellers: The Gifts of Imperfection, Daring Greatly, Rising Strong, and Braving the Wilderness. Her new book, Dare to Lead: Bold Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts., is scheduled for publication in October 2018.

Brené’s TED talk – The Power of Vulnerability – is one of the top five most viewed TED talks in the world with over 35 million views.

Brené lives in Houston, Texas with her husband, Steve, and their children, Ellen and Charlie.

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