In our modern age we want everything uncertain to be certain. So politics is no longer about discourse but about blame. Religious faith and mystery have been replaced by certainty and claims that only our group knows the right way to God. When you contemplate your career change, is the lack of certainty holding you back?
Many of us ‘numb’ vulnerability with overeating, addictions, medications or debt. However, emotions cannot be selectively numbed, for example grief, shame, disappointment. In the process we also numb joy, gratitude and happiness and thus numb our search for purpose and meaning. Brene argues that the question is “why and how do we numb?”
In conclusion, we need to let ourselves be seen deeply and vulnerably, just as we are, love with our whole hearts even without guarantees and practice gratitude and joy. Lastly Brene says, “believe that you are enough“.
I believe this video has a very powerful message for people seeking a career change.
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