“The opposite of recognizing that we’re feeling something is denying our emotions.
The opposite of being curious is disengaging.
When we deny our stories and disengage from tough emotions,
they don’t go away; instead, they own us, they define us.
Our job is not to deny the story,
but to defy the ending—t
o rise strong,
recognize our story
and rumble with the truth
until we get to a place where we think,
Yes. This is what happened.
This is my truth.
And I will choose how this story ends.”
-Brené Brown, Rising Strong: The Reckoning. The Rumble. The Revolution.
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is a Tony-winning producer/writer/actor & CEO of TheDreamUnLocked: Boutique Coaching for Actors, Writers & Dreamers