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In a funk, I picked up O Magazine. Inside Oprah interviewed Dr. Brené Brown, Houston sociologist famous for her research on shame and vulnerability. I had viewed her TED talks. Even read Dr. Brown’s latest book, Daring Greatly. I knew […]

When it comes to being real and giving the Gift we’re here to give, there are two tactics that don’t work—and two that do. 1. Shame.  It doesn’t work. Growing up, shame was the tool of choice for adults—parents, teachers, […]

I was slightly depressed and didn’t feel like working out at the YMCA. However, I knew I was on a roll with exercise and needed to keep up my routine. I had a goal of losing 10 pounds. Down by […]