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Description - Braving the Wilderness by Brene Brown


A timely and important new book that challenges everything we think we know about cultivating true belonging in our communities, organizations, and culture, from the #1 bestselling author of Rising Strong, Daring Greatly, and The Gifts of Imperfection.


'True belonging doesn't require us to change who we are. It requires us to be who we are.' Social scientist Brene Brown, PhD, LMSW has sparked a global conversation about the experiences that bring meaning to our lives - experiences of courage, vulnerability, love, belonging, shame and empathy. In Braving the Wilderness, Brown redefines what it means to truly belong in an age of increased polarisation. With her trademark mix of research, storytelling and honesty, Brown will again change the cultural conversation while mapping out a clear path to true belonging.

Brown argues that what we're experiencing today is a spiritual crisis of disconnection, and introduces four practices of true belonging that challenge everything we believe about ourselves and each other. She writes, 'True belonging requires us to believe in and belong to ourselves so fully that we can find sacredness both in both being a part of something, and in standing alone when necessary. But in a culture that's rife with perfectionism and pleasing, and with the erosion of civility, it's easy to stay quiet, hide in our ideological bunkers, or fit in rather than show up as our true selves and brave the wilderness of uncertainty and criticism. But true belonging is not something we negotiate or accomplish with others; it's a daily practice that demands integrity and authenticity. It's a personal commitment that we carry in our hearts.' Brown offers us the clarity and courage we need to find our way back to ourselves and to each other. And that path cuts right through the wilderness. Brown writes, 'The wilderness is an untamed, unpredictable place of solitude and searching. It is a place as dangerous as it is breathtaking, a place as sought after as it is feared. But it turns out to be the place of true belonging, and it's the bravest and most sacred place you will ever stand.'

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781785041754
ISBN-10: 1785041754
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 135mm x 16mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Vermilion
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 12-Sep-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Brene Brown

DR. BRENE BROWN is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Foundation-BrenU Brown Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past 16 years studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness and shame. She is the author of three number 1 New York Times bestsellers- Rising Strong, Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection. She is the CEO of The Daring Way, a training and certification programme for helping professionals who want to facilitate her work. Her acclaimed TED talk on vulnerability is one of the five most watched, with over 30 million views.

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