Whether you are introverted, extroverted, or an extroverted introvert, you are created for connection. Connection is one of our most basic human needs. As infants we need connection with others to survive, and as adults we need the right kind of connection to thrive. When we … [Read more...]
Willing to Be Vulnerable… not comfortable but powerful!
To live with passion and purpose is scary. You must be willing to be vulnerable. It is hard for me to believe that I have been blogging now for over four years. I vividly remember the vulnerability I felt when pressing publish for the very first time. My stuff is out there. Is … [Read more...]
Vulnerability Is Necessary to Achieve True Intimacy
Many couples struggle with a fear of intimacy. They fear getting too close emotionally because they don't want to get hurt. Letting their guard down feels too risky. They don't like feeling vulnerable. Just the other day I was working with a couple whose relationship was built … [Read more...]
True connection, vulnerability, and a fear of rejection
"I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship." -Brene Brown In order to have an authentic connection, both … [Read more...]