1. Why Brené’s new book ATLAS OF THE HEART is a game changer for communicating hard emotions more easily.
2. Brené breaks down the difference between stressed and overwhelmed—and gives us tools to navigate both.
3. How our survival strategies from our families of origin can become both our superpowers and our stumbling blocks in our relationships and wellness.
4. How we can make sure our kids experience deep, steady belonging—even if they don’t feel like they “belong” out in the world.
5. The one question that Brené now asks herself whenever she’s considering a decision—and how it’s changed everything.
Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Foundation Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work. Brené is also a visiting professor in management at The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business.
She has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy, is the author of five #1 New York Times bestsellers, and is the host of the weekly Spotify Original podcasts Unlocking Us and Dare to Lead.
Brené’s books have been translated into more than 30 languages and titles include: Dare to Lead, Braving the Wilderness, Rising Strong, Daring Greatly, and The Gifts of Imperfection. Most recently Brené collaborated with Tarana Burke to co-edit You Are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience.
Her TED talk – The Power of Vulnerability – is one of the top five most viewed TED talks in the world with over 50 million views. She is also the first researcher to have a filmed lecture on Netflix. The Call to Courage special debuted on the streaming service in April 2019.
Brené lives in Houston, Texas, with her husband, Steve. They have two children, Ellen and Charlie.
Book: Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience
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