Authenticity, Self Compassion, Mindfulness, and the “Gifts of Imperfection”: Book Review

Authenticity, Self Compassion, Mindfulness, and the “Gifts of Imperfection”: Book Review

Last year, I went on a Brené Brown kick, as I like to call it. Her TED talk- “The Power of Vulnerability” was a viral hit, reaching more than 1 million hits on youtube.  I read several of her books, watched her TED Talk, and went to see her speak when she came to Seattle. I couldn’t get enough of what she had to say, it resonated deeply with me. There were so many ways I was sabotaging myself and preventing myself from being entirely authentic with others and myself.

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