I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't): Making the Journey from "What Will People Think?" to "I Am Enough" pdf

Brene Brown: I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't): Making the Journey from "What Will People Think?" to "I Am Enough"

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Brown quotes liberally from the women she has studied and, most enlighteningly, gives examples from her own experiences juggling motherhood, career and her social life. Brené Brown, Ph. These are the gifts that bring love, laughter, gratitude, empathy and joy into our lives. Dr. Our vulnerabilities are not weaknesses; they are powerful reminders to keep our hearts and minds open to the reality that we’re all in this together. There is a constant barrage of social expectations that teach us that being imperfect is synonymous with being inadequate. Directing readers to focus on personal growth as opposed to unattainable perfection, Brown urges them to practice shame-resilience skills and teach them to their children. An interesting look at a debilitating emotion that stunts the potential of too many women. She relates women's stories of shame about everything from obsession over appearance to sexual abuse, abuse of alcohol and drugs, and inadequacies as mothers, wives, and lovers. Everywhere we turn, there are messages that tell us who, what and how we’re supposed to be. D. Dr. Vanessa Bush Copyright © American Library Association. It’s time to reclaim the gifts of imperfection—the courage to be real, the compassion we need to love ourselves and others, and the connection that gives true purpose and meaning to life. From Booklist Interviewing hundreds of women over six years, Brown was constantly faced with the shame just talking about shame induced. Editorial Reviews From Publishers Weekly University of Houston researcher and social worker Brown believes shame underlies the spread of depression, anxiety, eating disorders and much more, and drawing on a study of hundreds of women, she constructs a method for overcoming it. ) Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. Based on seven years of her ground-breaking research and hundreds of interviews, I Thought It Was Just Me shines a long-overdue light on an important truth: Our imperfections are what connect us to each other and to our humanity. , understanding the social forces that create shame in us can help us fight the sense of shame. (Feb. These revelations underscore her belief in the importance of exposing shame and, through empathy, helping oneself and others move past it. All rights reserved --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Women feel shame about their appearance, about motherhood, family, money/work, health, stereotypes and trauma. Brown offers insights and strategies for understanding shame and overcoming its power over women. Brené Brown offers a liberating study on the importance of our imperfections—both to our relationships and to our own sense of self   The quest for perfection is exhausting and unrelenting. She underscores the need to practice critical awareness, i. She explores how and why this universal human emotion is particularly present in women and how it affects behavior and relationships. Brown writes, “We need our lives back. So, we learn to hide our struggles and protect ourselves from shame, judgment, criticism and blame by seeking safety in pretending and perfection. Brene Brown . I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't): Making the Journey from "What Will People Think?" to "I Am Enough" . , LMSW, is the leading authority on the power of vulnerability, and has inspired thousands through her top-selling book The Gifts of Imperfection , wildly popular TEDx talk, and a PBS special. She begins by defining shame and differentiating it from other emotions, and explores how shame is used and induced in the broader culture. e. Brown defines shame as "the intensely painful feeling or experience of believing we are flawed and therefore unworthy of acceptance and belonging" and believes its spread has been created by conflicting and competing expectations about who women should be. She then identifies four elements of resilience: recognizing shame triggers, critical awareness, reaching out for help and connection with others, and speaking out about shame. See all Editorial Reviews

Researcher and thought leader Dr. Thus, Brown presents a spirited attack on the media and the beauty industry for presenting unrealistic images of women. ”

. She advises women on practicing courage, compassion, and connection to overcome cultures of fear, blame, and disconnection. All rights reserved.

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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Gotham; Reprint edition (December 27, 2007)
  • Paperback: 336 pages

  • File size: 7,7 MB

     
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