Month: April 2015

Empowering others through ‘enlightened feedback’

Another reflection on one of Brene Brown’s Principles for Enlightened Feedback. Here’s this weeks principle. I’m willing to put the problem in front of us rather than between us (or sliding it toward you) This is such a great principle,

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When the basics don’t work, call in reinforcements

So, in my last post I talked about getting past low periods by focusing on the basics (eating well, sleeping well and exercising well) along with staying busy. My concern is that I made it all seem too tidy. Do

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Getting past feeling low by focusing on the basics

For the past few weeks, I’ve been feeling dull, lifeless and lacking energy. It’s also affected my writing–I’ve felt like I’ve had writer’s block. And it reminds me–it is SO easy to get down on myself, and feel like I’m

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Hard-headed, stubborn Miguel vs. vulnerable Miguel

Today’s post is about another of Brene Brown’s Principles of Enlightened Feedback. Here’s today’s principle: I can model the vulnerability and openness that I expect to see from you When I read this, the first thing that comes to mind

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