The Uncomfortable Truth About Healing a Broken Heart

By Adam J. Pearson Today, I heard something I have heard people say again and again over the years, something that is often toted by the cynical and the hurting as the best solution to the pain of heartbreak, namely, that: “The best way to not get your heart broken is to pretend that you…

Finding the Calm Within the Storm: Shame-Resilience in Practice

By Adam J. Pearson Shame and Vulnerability In her amazingly insightful book Daring Greatly, social worker and shame researcher Brene Brown explores the power of vulnerability, the nature of shame, and the secrets of shame-resilience. You may be thinking: “shame doesn’t apply to me!” To that, Dr. Brown has this to say: 1. We all…