?This important book is about the lifelong journey from ?What will people think to ?I am enough.? Brown's unique ability to blend original research with honest storytelling makes reading The Gifts of Imperfection like having a long, uplifting conversation with a very wise friend who offers compassion, wisdom, and great advice.? ? Harriet Lerner, New York Times best-selling author of The Dance of Anger and The Dance of Connection Bren? Brown courageously tackles the dark emotions that get in the way of leading a fuller life; read this book and let some of that courage rub off on you.? ? Daniel H. Pink, New York Times best-selling author of A Whole New Mind Courage, compassion, and connection: Through Bren s research, observations, and guidance, these three little words can open the door to amazing change in your life.? ? Ali Edwards, author of Life Artist In The Gifts of Imperfection, Bren? Brown, a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging, shares ten guideposts on the power of Wholehearted living ? a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness.