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I thought it was just me (but it isn't) : telling the truth about perfectionism, inadequacy, and power

Author: Brené Brown
Publisher: New York : Gotham Books, 2008, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Draws on research with hundreds of interviewees to identify the pervasive influence of cultural shame, discussing how women can recognize the ways in which shame influences their health and relationships and can be transformed into courage and connectivity.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brené Brown
ISBN: 1592403352 9781592403356
OCLC Number: 173350963
Notes: "Previously published as a Gotham Books hardcover edition, February 2007, with the title: I thought it was just me."--T.p. verso. Previous subtitle: women reclaiming power and courage in a culture of shame. Other printings have the subtitle: making the journey from "What will people think?" to "I am enough."
Description: xxvii, 303 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Understanding shame --
Shame resilience and the power of empathy --
The first element : recognizing shame and understanding our triggers --
The second element : practicing critical awareness --
The third element : reaching out --
The fourth element : speaking shame --
Practicing courage in a culture of fear --
Practicing compassion in a culture of blame --
Practicing connection in a culture of disconnection --
Creating a culture of connection.
Other Titles: I thought it was just me.
Responsibility: Brené Brown.

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Draws on research with hundreds of interviewees to identify the pervasive influence of cultural shame, discussing how women can recognize the ways in which shame influences their health and relationships and can be transformed into courage and connectivity.

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