Vulnerability

5 Things You Should Know About Vulnerability

“Yes, I Can” Diary January – Embrace My Vulnerability #4 1/31/13 Did you know there are 5 (yes, count them, 5!!!) weeks in January this year? Yikes! I don’t know how to spell the sound I just made, but you can imagine it all the same coming from someone who has just spent this whole […]

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Half In/Half Out – A Vulnerable Time

      “Yes, I Can” Diary January – Embrace My Vulnerability #3 1/25/13 Unexpectedly, as I sit down to write this morning, I find my eyes welling up with tears. Hmmm, what’s that all about? I guess I’m feeling more vulnerable than I was letting myself know. Nothing out of the ordinary has happened […]

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Self-Love and Vulnerability- Who Cares What Others Think?

  (speaking in a booming voice into a microphone) “I am the great and powerful… (then, realizing that it is useless to continue his masquerade, moves away from microphone, steps from behind the curtain, speaks in a normal voice)… Wizard of Oz.”  The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum  “Yes, I Can” Diary January […]

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Self-Love – Be Vulnerable – Take Your Labels Off

    “Yes, I Can” Diary January – Embrace My Vulnerability #1 1/4/13 As I sit here on this sunlit Friday morning, I smile at myself and wonder why I would ever have committed to writing a public diary, and for a year no less? What was I thinking? Ever the enthusiastic optimist and passionate […]

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Loving Yourself Enough To Never Give Up

  Last night, in a small basement sound studio, I stood alone at a microphone. In the room were three others, my teacher, another student and the accompanist. Even though this was my seventh time singing in front of a small group (ordinarily there are six of us students) my nervousness was in high gear. […]

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We’re All Cracked Pots

  It’s Share the Love time once again and in celebration of everyone’s courage to embrace their vulnerability I thought I’d close the week with this sweet story. You probably have heard it before, so have I, many times in fact, but it never ceases to fill me up with it’s message. I hope it […]

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Being Vulnerable – Going For Gold

  Every time I look in at vulnerability I see a two sides of a standing coin. Only instead of heads or tails, good or bad, up or down, right or wrong, lucky or unlucky, win or lose, I see balance, equality, power, strength and wholeness. I can feel vulnerability as the wisdom between the […]

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Vulnerability – What Makes You Loveable?

  “It is never our perfections that make us lovable, but rather our shortcomings and our perfectly imperfect imperfections.” ~ Katherine Woodward Thomas ~   It’s Message Monday, so buckle up, it’s intention setting time! Brene Brown actually got this ball rolling a little early with her TED Talk on The Power of Vulnerability which […]

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Self-Love and The “V” Word – Vulnerability

  This week on Share The Love I’d like to introduce the oft admired but equally as dreaded “V” word, vulnerability, through the brilliant words and candor of Brene Brown. Brene is an esteeemed researcher who, while studying shame, came upon her nemesis, vulnerability. She tried mightily to put it in her left brained box […]

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