Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

By | June 29, 2019
Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead Author Brené Brown
ISBN-10 081298580X
ISBN-13 9780812985801
Year 2017-04-04
Pages 352
Language English
Publisher Random House Trade Paperbacks
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1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The perfect graduation gift When we deny our stories they define us When we own our stories we get to write the ending Social scientist Bren Brown has ignited a global conversation on courage vulnerability shame and worthiness Her pioneering work uncovered a profound truth Vulnerabilitythe willingness to show up and be seen with no guarantee of outcomeis the only path to more love belonging creativity and joy But living a brave life is not always easy We are inevitably going to stumble and fall It is the rise from falling that Brown takes as her subject in Rising Strong As a grounded theory researcher Brown has listened as a range of peoplefrom leaders in Fortune 500 companies and the military to artists couples in long term relationships teachers and parentsshared their stories of being brave falling and getting back up She asked herself What do these people with strong and loving relationships leaders nurturing creativity artists pushing innovation and clergy walking with people through faith and mystery have in common The answer was clear They recognize the power of emotion and theyre not afraid to lean in to discomfort Walking into our stories of hurt can feel dangerous But the process of regaining our footing in the midst of struggle is where our courage is tested and our values are forged Our stories of struggle can be big ones like the loss of a job or the end of a relationship or smaller ones like a conflict with a friend or colleague Regardless of magnitude or circumstance the rising strong process is the same We reckon with our emotions and get curious about what were feeling we rumble with our stories until we get to a place of truth and we live this process every day until it becomes a practice and creates nothing short of a revolution in our lives Rising strong after a fall is how we cultivate wholeheartedness Its the process Brown writes that teaches us the most about who we are ONE OF GREATER GOODS FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEARPraise for Rising Strong Bren Browns research and work have given us a new vocabulary a way to talk with each other about the ideas and feelings and fears weve all had but havent quite known how to articulate Bren empowers us each to be a little more courageous The Huffington Post With a fresh perspective that marries research and humor Brown offers compassion while delivering thought provoking ideas about relationshipswith others and with oneself Publishers WeeklyIt is inevitablewe will fall We will fail We will not know how to react or what to do No matter how or when it happens we will all have a choicedo we get up or not Thankfully Bren Brown is there with an outstretched arm to help us up Simon Sinek author of Start with Why and Leaders Eat Last

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