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Showing posts from August, 2019


There's been a ton of social media attention on vulnerability lately, probably stemming from the compelling and very popular work of BrenĂ© Brown. She talks about vulnerability as a way to create authentic relationships and connection. What's significant to me is that vulnerability creates openness and give us some freedom and courage to be curious . Curiosity requires vulnerability. To be curious we have to be willing to enter the space of "I don’t know" or "I don’t understand." We have to be okay with not knowing. Actually, we have to be more than okay; we have to welcome that feeling of unknowing, even pursue it.  When we're curious we're not trying to predict what the answers are; we are completely available for learning, whether we personally agree with what we learn or not.  A bridge I love the idea of curiosity as the bridge to understanding. My daughter recently experienced some intense anxiety about a friendship and whether th