Here is the latest offering from Brené Brown before she, getting her priorities right, signs off for the holidays to spend time with family. By now her views are so favored among yogis that posts featuring them may seem routine. But give a read (of the full post, too) before deciding that.
Nothing has been a greater gift to me than the three lessons I learned about joy and light from people I’ve interviewed who have spent time in sorrow and darkness. Even before Sandy Hook I was reflecting on these learnings as a way to stay centered during the holidays. They’re from Daring Greatly (p. 125). They feel very relevant today.
1. Joy comes to us in moments—ordinary moments.
2. Practice gratitude for what we have.
3. Don’t squander joy.…
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- 5 insights from Brené Brown’s new book, Daring Greatly, out today (ted.com)