Believing you are WORTHY of love and belonging is the biggest variable separating those who feel a deep sense of love and belonging and those who do not.
This was Brené Brown's break through finding that defined the Wholehearted people who seemed to be living a life defined by courage, compassion and connection.
Dr. Brown has transformed her career around this message, and in the context of the loneliness, fear and shame that you know so well through illness, there are few if any people speaking on the topic who are more engaging anyone point than she.
ASSIGNMENT: If you have not watched this seminal TED talk. Watch it now. If you have watched it, watch it again! or skip to the second video below where she follows up her first talk on the main stage and goes deeper into shame and loneliness.
The vulnerability discussion tide is rising in the popular press so you will be hearing more and more about it in the months and weeks to come. This article about Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook is one of many that have come out early in 2017.
You are not alone.