Vulnerability pushed, I pushed back. I lost the fight, but probably won my life back.

Brené Brown

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“The Power of Vulnerability.” TEDxHouston. Jun. 2010. Conference Presentation.

Source: "The Power of Vulnerability." TEDxHouston. Jun. 2010. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: In this quote, researcher Brené Brown is discussing her personal struggle with vulnerability. Brown is talking about how she went to therapy to address her problem with opening up to people and letting herself be seen as she is. In the viral TED Talk from which this quote was pulled, Brown discusses the value of doing just this -- letting ourselves be vulnerable to other people, even though it's incredibly difficult. Watch the full TED Talk here: Brené Brown - The Power of Vulnerability