Find out why I'm a fan girl of Brene Brown

I’ve been listening to Brene Brown on audible I’m finding new reasons to love all the time but here is some content from her new book Dare to Lead that just does it for me today.

We will do almost anything to avoid the feeling of being vulnerable if we let our ego be in control of our lives. 

All ego cares about are gold stars, admiration from others, self-protection and outside validation. 

But if we let our heart take the lead we start to live a different kind of life.  One where our soul emerges.  Jim Hollis, Jungian Analyst, has this quote that Brene cites in Dare to Lead and it goes like this:

“Ego is that thin wafer of consciousness floating on an iridescent ocean we call the soul.  We are not here to fit in, be well balanced…we are here to be different, eccentric, perhaps strange.  Perhaps merely to add our small piece, add our clunky, chunky selves to the great mosaic of being.  As the gods intended, to be more and more ourselves.”

This is so beautiful, isn’t it?  Let me know your thoughts on being vulnerable.

xo,

Natalie- Pink Moon Candles

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