Narcissists are afraid of life. They are afraid of being vulnerable therefore they take the most destructive way to gain control and power. They hurt people to make themselves feel better, strong and superior. They try to control and dominate others because its distracts them from dealing with their own issues.
Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy- the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light. -Brene Brown
Take a Few Minutes to Listen. It is Worth Your Time.
Take a Few Minutes to Listen. It is Worth Your Time. Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share.
mindfulmft | An act of courage and an act of surrender...this is how we fall in love...this is how lovers meet. Love always asks us to show up. It asks us to leap. And as we navigate through we take turns leaping...and then surrendering...and then leaping again. We can't fall in love if only one person leaps...and we certainly can't fall in love if we don't surrender. We must ask our vulnerable selves to have courage...to step into a space and reveal our hearts to lower the walls to keep…
The power of asking for help is often underestimated. Many are uncomfortable asking for help. A major reason for this is feelings of vulnerability. The power of asking for help was demonstrated in my full and certified recovery from long-term mental illness. Granted it was from Zoe, who is now my wife. However, in many …
“We can’t know things like love and belonging and creativity and joy without vulnerability.” – Brené Brown // From post with more videos and links to her course: The Power of Vulnerability – Video Course and books by Brené Brown http://personalgrowthinformation.com/851/power-of-vulnerability-course-with-brene-brown/