She writes with openness, humor and humility about her own experiences.
Love can only survive these injuries if they are acknowledged, healed and rare.
The bulk of the book focuses on 10 guideposts that help you cultivate a wholehearted life.The book is filled with thought-provoking perspectives and surprising insights.She even experienced a breakdownher therapist called it a spiritual awakeningwhich she talks candidly about in the book.The stories from Browns personal life are particularly powerful, such as the time she gave a train wreck of a speech.The book begins with three chapters that focus on the tools we need for a wholehearted journey courage, compassion and connection and the barriers that get in the way of wholehearted living.She notes that, perfectionism is not the same thing as striving to be your best, and its not self-improvement.Peace be with you this Thanksgiving season.Paperback: 260 pages, publisher: Hazelden Publishing (September 1, 2010).Its this mix of science and story that make.
As Brown writes, they talked about these things in a way that was completely new.
The choice to let our true selves be seen.
Staying real is one of the most courageous battles that well ever fight, Brown writes.
It means cultivating 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.Retrieved on October 23, 2018, from.The Gifts tee hee gifts of Imperfection is a beautifully written, powerful guide that youll keep coming back to, for inspiration, information and remindersfor the times we inevitably forgetthat you are worthy precisely as you are, without striving for and agonizing about perfection.Its been a year of hurricanes, fires, violence, racism, sexism, terrorism, and something new to fear almost every day.Participants who were living amazing and inspiring lives reported embracing imperfection and vulnerability and being grateful and authentic.One of the strengths of the book, among many, is Browns ability to take concepts that have the potential to become scientific psychobabble and turn them into clear, concise, meaningful and interesting stories.The Gifts of Imperfection.
The greatest challenge for most of us is believing that we are worthy now, right this minute.
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What Brown found in these stories started to change her own perspective on life and how she was living.