November is November
What I Wish I Could Tell Peter

Brené Brown

On various surfaces in my apartment, there are scraps of paper with lists of things I hope/need to do.  The other day I came across a list that had on it (in addition to 1.5 lbs swordfish and a jar of fennel seeds) a recommended TED talk.

So I became the 55,767,452nd listener to Brené Brown’s TED talk, “The Power of Vulnerability.”

Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston, and a visiting professor in management at the University of Texas School of Business. She has studied courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy for twenty years.

Accepting our vulnerability empowers us, according to Brown. It allows us to take risks like being able to say “I love you” first.  It allows us to believe that even though we are imperfect, we are worthy of love.  And much more.

Brown delivers her important message with charm and humor.  You can watch it at



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She really nails it, doesn't she!

Daniela Campelo

Thank You for the recommendation!

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