The gifts of imperfection : let go of who you think you're supposed to be and embrace who you are
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Center City, Minnesota : Hazelden, [2010].
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xvii, 137 pages ; 23 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781592858491, 159285849X

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General Note
"Your guide to a wholehearted life"--Cover.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-135).
Description
Each day we face a barrage of images and messages from society and the media telling us who, what, and how we should be. We are led to believe that if we could only look perfect and lead perfect lives, we'd no longer feel inadequate. So most of us perform, please, and perfect, all the while thinking, What if I can't keep all of these balls in the air? Why isn't everyone else working harder and living up to my expectations? What will people think if I fail or give up? When can I stop proving myself? In The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown shares what she's learned from a decade of research on the power of Wholehearted Living -- a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness. In her ten guideposts, Brown engages our minds, hearts, and spirits as she explores how we can cultivate the courage, compassion, and connection to wake up in the morning and think, No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough, and to go to bed at night thinking, Yes, I am sometimes afraid, but I am also brave. And, yes, I am imperfect and vulnerable, but that doesn't change the truth that I am worthy of love and belonging.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Brown, B. (2010). The gifts of imperfection: let go of who you think you're supposed to be and embrace who you are. Center City, Minnesota: Hazelden.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Brown, Brené. 2010. The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are. Center City, Minnesota: Hazelden.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Brown, Brené, The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are. Center City, Minnesota: Hazelden, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Brown, Brené. The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are. Center City, Minnesota: Hazelden, 2010. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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