Brené Brown on the power of vulnerability

Brené Brown is a shame-and-vulnerability expert. I know: that was my reaction, too. I’m really not wired for this sort of stuff, but bear with me.


Here’s the thing: Brown, whose talk in 2010 on ‘the power of vulnerability’ has been viewed nearly six million times on (the organisation dedicated to ‘ideas worth sharing’), is actually not wired for it either. A few years ago she had a nervous breakdown and started to see a therapist. ‘The therapist said to me, “You have to embrace your vulnerability,” and I was like, “Screw that.”’

Full article by Helena de Bertodano for The Telegraph / 2012