Quotes by Brene Brown

The difference between shame and guilt is the difference between ‘I am bad’ and ‘I did something bad.
– Brene Brown

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We cannot selectively numb emotions, when we numb the painful emotions, we also numb the positive emotions.
– Brene Brown

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Vulnerability is not weakness, and the uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure we face every day are not optional. Our only choice is a question of engagement. Our willingness to own and engage with our vulnerability determines the depth of our courage and the clarity of our purpose; the level to which we protect ourselves from being vulnerable is a measure of our fear and disconnection.
– Brene Brown

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We live in a world where most people still subscribe to the belief that shame is a good tool for keeping people in line. Not only is this wrong, but it’s dangerous. Shame is highly correlated with addiction, violence, aggression, depression, eating disorders, and bullying.
– Brene Brown

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Don’t try to win over the haters; you are not a jackass whisperer.
– Brene Brown

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Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.
– Brene Brown

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I’ve found what makes children happy doesn’t always prepare them to be courageous, engaged adults.
– Brene Brown

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Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.
– Brene Brown

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Guilt is just as powerful, but its influence is positive, while shame’s is destructive. Shame erodes our courage and fuels disengagement.
– Brene Brown

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Think about what’s pleasurable, not just what’s possible.
– Brene Brown

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