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July 8, 2020

Brené on Ask Me Anything, Parts 1 and 2

I said, “Ask Me Anything,” and the Unlocking Us community came through with the tough questions. To be honest, I thought I’d get some easy, fun ones—but no, all deep-end questions. In fact, we received so many thoughtful and tough AMA questions from listeners that it took us two episodes to cover the most popular topics, including ‘fake news,’ disappointment vs self-pity, religion and shame, when something is shame-worthy, and how parents can build shame resilience in children. I also discuss what TV series and films I think do a great job of accurately capturing emotions and the human experience, and I answer my own ten, rapid-fire questions.

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Part 1
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Part 2

Guest Info

Brené Brown

Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Foundation – Brené Brown Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work.  Brené is also a visiting professor in management at The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business.

She has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy and is the author of five #1 New York Times bestsellers: The Gifts of Imperfection, Daring GreatlyRising StrongBraving the Wilderness, and her latest book, Dare to Lead, which is the culmination of a seven-year study on courage and leadership.

Brené hosts the Unlocking Us podcast, and her TED talk – The Power of Vulnerability – is one of the top five most viewed TED talks in the world with over 45 million views. She is also the first researcher to have a filmed lecture on Netflix. The Call to Courage special debuted on the streaming service on April 19, 2019.

Brené lives in Houston, Texas, with her husband, Steve. They have two children, Ellen and Charlie.

Show Notes

PART 1

Gerdes, K. E. (2011). Empathy, sympathy, and pity: 21st-century definitions and implications for practice and research. Journal of Social Service Research, 37(3), 230-241. doi:10.1080/01488376.2011.564027

Geller, J. D. (2006). Pity, Suffering, and Psychotherapy. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 60(2), 187-205.

Stöber, J. (2003). Self-pity: Exploring the links to personality, control beliefs, and anger. Journal of Personality, 71(2), 183-220. doi:10.1111/1467-6494.7102004

Suzanne Pleshette on how she’d like to be remembered

 

PART 2

Common Sense Media

Michaela Coel, James MacTaggart Lecture, Edinburgh Television Festival 2018

 

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