Vulnerability…To Feel Alive

“Because, to be vulnerable is to be alive”. I am so grateful for the gift that keeps giving-Travis Paul you gifted me with Brene Brown’s book (on the outskirts of my descent) and it was the beginning of a life path for me. 

Please, set aside 15-20 minutes this morning or today, and watch this video – you can just listen to it too if you’re at work and can’t watch. And if you can, give yourself some time to write down 3 things that resonated, and couple words, pictures, or stories even that came up for YOU. 

Brene Brown talks about Vulnerability and Living Whole Hearted 

What I love about vulnerability is that it’s simple. If you’re willing to admit it. When I get out of my head-my stories-and I take a long (terrified, shameful…beautiful) look at fear, I realize fear is not an end point, it is a cross road. Fear is a choice. Fear is the beginning. What to do, what to choose, what if… 

“Don’t lose yourself in regret, just love yourself and you’re set. I’m on the right track, baby, I was born this way.” 

If you want to talk more about this, if you want to share your thoughts, ideas, skepticism, it’s all welcome here. It’s welcome as a private message or a cup of tea between two friends, too. 

This is my stuff. This stuff, the hard stuff, this is what I wanna talk about. I want to run on courage and live in vulnerability. Because this is my second chance, and I’m not willing to make choices from fear anymore. I’m not willing to give away (and that’s what I’m doing, I have a choice here) my joy just to feel a false sense of safety. 

So, I feel pulled to ask you…are you feeling alive or do you feel numbed? If you feel numbed or you’re aware of blockages, do you know how to begin feeling again? Do you have the support you need to open up again? For some, it may be the first time to memory. If you have answered “No” to any of these questions, I want you to think of 5 people in your life that mean a lot to you, that love you, and whom you respect and trust. I’d like you to share this video with them and courageously express what you want to feel. This will be the first step in your adventure with vulnerability. 

Love, Light, and Authenticity,

N