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Interviews & Videos Brené Brown in Video, Audio, and Print

  • Still Points North: One Alaskan Childhood, One Grown-up World, One Long Journey Home
    Still Points North: One Alaskan Childhood, One Grown-up World, One Long Journey Home
    by Leigh Newman

    Can't wait! 

  • Einstein's God: Conversations About Science and the Human Spirit
    Einstein's God: Conversations About Science and the Human Spirit
    by Krista Tippett
  • The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone---Especially Ourselves
    The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone---Especially Ourselves
    by Dan Ariely
  • Marriage Rules: A Manual for the Married and the Coupled Up
    Marriage Rules: A Manual for the Married and the Coupled Up
    by Harriet Lerner
  • Rhythm And Repose
    Rhythm And Repose

    Tender and beautiful. 

  • Boys & Girls
    Boys & Girls
    by Alabama Shakes

    Love this album! So happy when I saw BrainPicker post this on her site! 

  • City of Refuge
    City of Refuge
    by Abigail Washburn

    Pure magic!

  • Some Nights
    Some Nights
    by Fun.
  • She Ain't Me
    She Ain't Me
    by Carrie Rodriguez

    I'm such a fan. 

  • I'm Your Man
    I'm Your Man
    by Leonard Cohen

    Take this Waltz is on my top ten list of all songs!

  • Babel
    by Mumford & Sons
  • Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey (Original UK Unedited Edition)
    Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey (Original UK Unedited Edition)

    So totally addicted to this series! Absolutely amazing!

  • Zen: Vendetta / Cabal / Ratking [Blu-ray]
    Zen: Vendetta / Cabal / Ratking [Blu-ray]
    starring Rufus Sewell

    Based on your recommendations from a recent blog post! It's another wonderful BBC mystery series! 

  • The Good Wife: The First Season
    The Good Wife: The First Season
    starring Julianna Margulies, Chris Noth, Josh Charles, Matt Czuchry, Archie Panjabi

    One of the best shows on TV. Juiliana Marguiles is incredible. 

  • Doc Martin: Collection - Series 1-4
    Doc Martin: Collection - Series 1-4
    starring Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Lia Williams, Stephanie Cole, Ian McNeice

sounds true: new adventures + a giveaway

To celebrate this new adventure I'm giving away two copies of The Power of Vulnerability and two copies of Men, Women, and Worthiness. Just leave your name in the comments section and tell us what you're grateful for today! 

Last year I said "yes" to a wonderful invitation from Sounds True.  I love the Sounds True Mission: We are an independent multimedia publishing company that finds teachers and artists who serve as a gateway to spiritual awakening. We produce, publish, and distribute their work with beauty, intelligence, and integrity. 

Their invitation was simple:

"You're passionate about your work. You're passionate about teaching. You're passionate about limiting your travel time away from your family. How would you like to create a six-hour class based on all three of your books and teach it in person. We'll take the content and create an audio CD and an online class?"

The answer was YES! 

Sounds True just released The Power of Vulnerability (6 hrs / 6 CDs) and Men, Women and Worthiness (2 hrs).

And here's what's really cool: You can download the audio or buy the CDs, and helping professionals can even get continuing education credits. 

And, if you want to do more than listen, we're launching our first online course next month. 

The great thing about this course is that you can do it on your own schedule! Of course, I think it would be really powerful to do it with a friend or a small group of friends.

The online course includes all of the following. 

  • Six 60-minute Video Learning Sessions
  • Two LIVE Video Q&A Sessions (Submit your questions during these live interactive sessions with Dr. Brené Brown on March 28 and April 11).
  • Written Instruction (We developed key questions for deeper reflection to help you uncover your own vulnerability triggers and areas of growth).
  • Interactive Online Forum (Join the online community with this forum for connecting to other course participants, asking questions, and sharing your own experiences).
  • Complete Downloads of All Course Materials (The entire program of The Power of Vulnerability Live with Brené Brown is yours to keep and enjoy).

Here are links for each of the offerings:

The Power of Vulnerability 6 CD Audio (with download and CEU options)

Men, Women and Worthiness 2 CD Audio (with download options)

The Power of Vulnerability Online Course

Again, to celebrate this new adventure I'm giving away two copies of The Power of Vulnerability and two copies of Men, Women, and Worthiness. Just leave your name in the comments section and tell us what you're grateful for today! 

And . . . one last thing. Thank you for all of the Super Soul Sunday love! It was the experience of a lifetime. I'll share more soon. 

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Reader Comments (971)

I am grateful for second chances. Thanks for this contest and your blog!
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterAngela
Grateful for courage to see myself and see others as they are.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterMarshall
I am so grateful for perspective and the possibility of new beginnings.
Thank you for your work and sharing it with all of us.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterStephanie Elsea
This looks great. I am thankful for a small community of friends who are working together to start a new expression of the church.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterEric
Today, I'm grateful that my alarm didn't go off. It's something that would normally throw me into a panic and start my day off in a rush...but this morning, I took it in stride and actually smiled when I realized it. It was a gift =)
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterLiz Garcia
I am grateful today for the ability to share my work with the elderly, knowing I make a difference.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterCheri Callanan
I'm grateful for the work I get to do with my patients every day. Being around recovering alcoholics and addicts helps keep me grounded and reminds me to use coping skills in my own life when I'm stressed out. I'm grateful that I love my work!
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterSarah Buino
I'm grateful for elephants today.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterMegan Tardiff
I am grateful that my greatest spiritual gift is freely seeing the good in others and through this process I am finally starting to freely accept the good in me.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterAnna Altic
I am so grateful for my parents, who are both visiting me right now. We have all grown and healed so much together and I love them so dearly!
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterKerry Cloud-Pitt
I'm grateful for being in this journey of self discovery, and the teachers teachers and other people supporting me along the way.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered Commenterldelhy
This looks like exactly what I would need. Something my wife and I could do on our schedule together. Thank you for the opportunity and for your books. They've been a huge help to me.
Ad Astra Per Aspera,
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterKevin
Grateful for this resource and community, and also a chance to win. :-)
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterEmily
Today, I am grateful for supportive friends and remembering that everything changes :-)
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterAndrea Creel
I am grateful for my spiritual teachers who took time out of their lives to teach me meditation!
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterKim Meuth
I'm grateful to have found you at the most perfect moment! I am facing the sheer torture of vulnerability as I expose mine, via blog, for friends, family, and the world to see. Thank you Brene.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterNancy
I am grateful for God's faithfulness - even when I find myself doubting.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterMerit Wolff
My name is Naomi. Today, I am grateful for continued compassion with myself with each failure I have daily.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterNaomi
I am grateful for having woken up feeling loved by my significant other, family, and friends with a job that I love.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterYuki
Maria Sapio...
Today, I choose to be thankful for the rain...The rain reminds me that life is taking root and developing under the dirt in places beyond my view. The rain reminds me that Life is much more than what I can 'see'.
Blessings to you Brene...!!
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterMaria
I am grateful for hope. I don't always feel courageous or worthy but on those days I have hope that I won't always feel that way.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterEnedelia
I am greatful for having a CHOICE!
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterAmy
I am grateful I got to see my daughter yesterday, becasuse I woke up today feeling at peace (for now!) with how she is doing. She is going to college about 50 miles away and we were able to spend time book browsing, latte drinking, and enjoying each other.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterLaura
Hi there,

These look truly wonderful, what gift to the word.

Today I am truly grateful for something that seems really small. I'm grateful that I got to be involved in a skip-a-thon at my children's school. My youngest (he's 6) was so proud of his skipping mum he was shouting about it in the hall. I was able to connect with his teachers through laughter and I had so much fun skipping again.

We brought all the laughter home. Small things matter.

hugs and love
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterCara Wilde
I am grateful for all the challenges I have faced in my life; they have made me strong and have allowed me to help others facing similar challenges. I am grateful for being una profession I truly feel I was born for. I am grateful to be alive. Chris Tiane
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterChrisTiane
Claudette McCann I am grateful for the many loving people in my life who accept me as I am and encourage me to continue my spiritual growth!
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterClaudette McCann
Grateful for snowy days, healthy diagnosis for son at pediatrician, the silence of snowfall, the voice of my 90 year old mom, smell of chicken noodle soup, focused prayers of a friend, a handful of chocolate chips, a handwritten note in the mail, warm clothes from the dryer, the sound of the back door when the kids walk in from school, goodbye traditions as they leave.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterJoan
I'm grateful for second chances. And third chances. :)
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterTeressa
I'm grateful for an open soft heart and the gift of endurance.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterCarol
I'm grateful for a new BC holiday and time to be at home with my kids.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterKaren
congratulations! as i sit here studying, i am grateful to be getting the chance to be in school again!
02.11.2013 | Unregistered Commenterrhonna jerauld
I am grateful for the ability to see the beauty in the challenges life gives me.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterHeather Garrett
I am grateful to be ALIVE as a recovered alcoholic that sufffered a seizure, lost my job, my car and almost mylife. I am grateful for every new day that I am given. I am grateful for a forgiving God and most certainly grateful for second chances because these days I am living right! P.S. I loved you at WDS in Portland last year! You are AWESOME!
I am grateful for the light that eventually shines through when suffering in the darkness of depression.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterElizabeth
I am grateful for being able to sit in vulnerability with my good friend who's a guy! It's such a rare but great thing to experience. I feel blessed. I'm grateful too for Brene's work. Without it, these things wouldn't be possible for me.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterJo
I'm grateful for my two beautiful daughters who, despite adversity, have grown into intelligent, strong young women!
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterKari Boyle
I am grateful for a community of courageous friends who witness me with love and understanding and are willing to love me enough to risk telling the truth about what they see.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterChess Edwards
Congratulations!! Such exciting new adventures!! Today I am insanely grateful to have oodles of time to be creative.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterMegan
I am so grateful for the ability to make conscious choices. We are the only creatures alive that have conscious thought, and therefore, not only does it give us responsibility like no other, it gives us freedom and choice of thought. THANKFUL FOR THAT!!
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterAngela Dildine
I'm grateful for all forms of deep connection in my life!
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterNicky
Congratulations! What a wonderful opportunity. I'm grateful for a kind man who kickstarted me into the last transformative three years and for the spark that now glows forever inside.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDebi Miller
I am grateful for deep insight.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterAnnika
I'm grateful for all forms of deep connection in my life!
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterNicky
Grateful for this work and for opportunities to grow.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterMelanie McNair
I am grateful for the tenacity to keep on keeping on when often I feel the alternative could be easier.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDebra
I am grateful for so much! More than anything, for my daughter who I adopted almost 4 years ago. She is the best thing that ever happened to me.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterMaryBeth
I'm grateful that little by little I am beginning to know my gifts.
I know what I have to offer, and am ready to discover how!
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterEileen
I'm grateful for passion and health :)
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterJudy
I am grateful that you are never too old to learn & that there is still time to experience the release that truth brings to your life
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterTrevor
I am grateful for family and friends who I can trust enough to be open and vulnerable with.
02.11.2013 | Unregistered CommenterJarrod

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