How to Adopt a Vulnerable Attitude

Midwest Sweet Tea

20130823-theodore-roosevelt-quote-600x411 When the word “vulnerable” comes to mind, do you naturally cringe or consider an opportunity for growth? One site defines vulnerability as “Susceptible to physical or emotional injury”, while another source coins vulnerability as a synonym for weakness. This discussion explains the newly emerging definition of vulnerability, why it matters and how to take advantage of your delicate existence.

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Dr. Brene Brown’s fundamental research is changing the way we view human interactions. In short, the Social Worker gathered thousands of stories and interviews in which people described their most excruciating and rewarding moments related to vulnerability. Brown grouped individuals into 2 categories: those that embraced vulnerability and those that shied away from it. Through the research, Brown discovered individuals with a strong sense of love and belonging were more likely to lead a confident life with a willingness to embrace vulnerability, while those that refused to engage in interactions with…

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Say Yes

This is good life advice

Arielle Land

I figure life’s a gift and I don’t intend on wasting it. You don’t know what hand you’re gonna get dealt next. You learn to take life as it comes at you… to make each day count.

My favourite thing to do is something I’ve never done before. Adventures have brought me depth, wonder and joy to my life that no one or nothing can ever compete with.

How do I ensure my life is filled with adventure?

Blowing Bubbles

Make plans (but be open to random adventures that take over).
Never, ever hike the same path.
Cross off a bucket list item.
Always try a new restaurant.
heck, try a dish that you can’t even pronounce.
Talk to strangers.
Skip a few of those 8 “needed” hours of sleep
& add some hours of randomness.
Try a new sport.
Stop doing what’s comfortable
& experience what’s makes you uncomfortable.
Turn off…

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