QuickRead presents a summary of "Rising Strong" by Brené Brown:
Discover the power of vulnerability and bravery and learn how to rise strong when life knocks you down.
Life is tough. Sometimes life knocks us down, and when we fall, it hurts. When we struggle and find ourselves in the deep, dark recesses of our minds, it can feel as if the weight of the world is on our shoulders. Luckily, social scientist Brené Brown's research reveals the power of vulnerability and bravery in creating a life of joy, love, creativity, and belonging. Of course, living a brave life won't always come easily; inevitably, life will knock us down. How we rise from that fall, however, is important. Throughout Brown's research, she listened to a wide range of people: leaders of Fortune 500 companies, artists, couples in long-term relationships, teachers, and parents as they shared their stories of being brave, falling, and getting back up. What did each of these people have in common? Each person recognized the power of emotion and wasn't afraid to lean in to discomfort.
When we try to rise from the fall, our courage is tested. But no matter the struggle, the process of rising strong is the same. Throughout Rising Strong, you'll learn why being brave means taking a risk and how to use the rising strong process to change your perspective.