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The Gifts of Imperfection

Brené Brown

5 mins

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The Gifts Of Imperfection shows you how to embrace your inner flaws and accept who you are, instead of chasing an image of who you're trying to be.

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The Gifts of Imperfection

The Gifts of Imperfection

by Brené Brown

Overview

Brené Brown never fails to deliver. She encourages people to summon the courage to move forward and to be okay with being vulnerable. She has also written extensively about dealing with the inevitable failure that will occur once you do take steps forward. This 2010 book, The Gifts of Imperfection, is the one that really put her on the map, coinciding with the year she delivered her iconic TED talk about vulnerability.

The Gifts Of Imperfection is about being okay with not being perfect, giving you ten guidelines to live what Brené Brown calls 'a wholehearted life.' Sick of having to pretend you're perfect? Then let's learn how to embrace your gifts of imperfection!

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Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It's about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let out true selves be seen.

- Brené Brown

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