I'm not a big fan of posting videos of other people talking on my blog. I feel like it's a cop-out for doing serious writing, and I'm pretty sure very, very few people ever actually watch them anyway.
But a reader sent me this talk by Brene Brown (sorry, I don't know how to put the accent over the last "e" in her name - it's pronounced Bren-nay), and it moved me to tears. Brene says exactly - and I mean EXACTLY - what I try to put into words on this blog, and she says it beautifully. And concisely.
It's about twenty minutes long, so please find some quiet time, when you don't have any distractions, and watch this. This message is life changing. Truly. What she talks about is how I try to live my life, and when I struggle it's only because I'm losing sight of these important fundamentals.
Thank you, Leslie, for sending this, and for understanding how much it would mean to me.
If you can't open the video below, please click here.