S1 E7: Vulnerability and Living Whole Lives

Join Rebecca and Sarah as they get into the thoughts expressed by Brene Brown in her book, “The Power of Vulnerability.”

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  1. The part of this discussion that really resonated with me was the culture of comparison that contributes to feeling shame in not being good enough.

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    1. Clanmother says:

      It did for me too, Liz. I have always been skeptical of our reward systems that celebrate the first place, whether in clothes, reading, writing, sports, cooking, house decorating or academia. It goes to our flawed reward systems for no matter how careful we are, there will always be the potential for bias. This is where comparison comes into play for we are looking at benchmarks that may not apply. Many people work toward a goal, but sometimes only one person is acknowledged. Then the question comes to mind: “Do I want to be at the top of a flawed reward system, or do you want to change the world?” Mary Parker Follett says it much better: “Give your difference, welcome my difference, unify all difference in the larger whole – such is the law of growth. The unifying of difference is the eternal process of life – the creative synthesis, the highest act of creation, the at-onement.”

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