Posts tagged feelings

3 Lessons from Brené Brown’s Daring Greatly

Self-described researcher and storyteller Brené Brown has one of the most-watched TED talks of all time. In it, she talks about the power and necessity of vulnerability when it comes to the human experience. After analyzing the thousands of stories and interviews she’d collected while studying shame, she realized that all the happiest people she talked to were the ones who most allow themselves to…

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Dealing with Anger: Do You Need a Timeout?

Frazzled parents across the globe give timeouts as a way to manage the tantrums of their children. Although some critics may disagree about whether they are an effective motivator of change, a timeout gives both parents and kids a chance to cool down and think about a better response to whatever is frustrating them. By the time we become adults, we may imagine that we…

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Break Free of Your Inner Voice and Live with an Untethered Soul

Imagine you’re at a movie theater to see a film. This theater is special, however; instead of just sitting in a seat and watching the movie, the theater completely immerses you in the experience. You are able to smell, taste, and feel everything that’s going on around you. You even hear the protagonist’s thoughts as if they were your own. According to Michael A. Singer,…

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Expressing Feelings: Why It’s Time to Embrace Your Emotions

Expressing feelings have gotten a bad rep. Social media prides us on relentless positivity, we’re encouraged to persevere through tough situations with an unwavering smile on our face and then we’re praised for being so strong. Many of us even feel ashamed when we feel a “bad” emotion like sadness or anger, and instead, we opt to keep those feelings to ourselves while we put…

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