How To Embrace Vulnerability As Your Greatest Strength
Everyone is vulnerable, no matter how much they try to avoid it. We are born vulnerable and stay that way for our entire childhood. Our relationship with vulnerability is something we are acquainted with, yet abandon as we merge into adulthood.
This is a professional note extracted from an online article.
Read more efficiently
Save what inspires you
IDEA EXTRACTED FROM:
“Vulnerability is about showing up and being seen. It’s tough to do that when we’re terrified about what people might see or think.”
To embrace vulnerability as your greatest strength, you will need to become aware of your pain points. The paintings of Rembrandt are no less beautiful because of its flaws. It is upon examining it up close that you recognise the defects, while ignoring the complete picture.
To heal your pain requires undertaking a process of self-examination. You must become curious as to why you react when your pain buttons are triggered.
Suffering ensues when you focus on your sorrow, instead of appreciating the beauty and richness of your complete self.
Become a student of vulnerability by taking small risks. Lean in to your vulnerabilities with openness and compassion.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
It is the state of being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally.
We don't like to be vulnerable because we can more easily get hurt. But we w...
Without genuine vulnerability, it’s impossible to build the types of relationships that can provide comfort and help us through life's hard times.
The risk of vulnerability may be high, but the rewards of positive, healthy relationships are even higher.
We are vulnerable to viruses and accidents, misunderstandings and pain caused by our fears.
Meaningful social connections sustain us and lessen our overall weakness. When we are able to admit to our vulnerabilities, we free up energy because we no longer have to put effort into maintaining our buffers.
one more idea
The only time to apologize is when you’re genuinely remorseful.
Avoid any apology that is forced. The person you are apologizing to will pick up on your ...
In order to show your sincerity when apologizing, you must be honest and vulnerable. That can lead to the cultivation of meaningful relationships. It can also lead to rejection, which is what makes it so scary.
When you apologize, be willing to share openly and candidly, allowing emotions to flow freely, so that you can be fully seen.
Take responsibility for your actions and admit your mistakes or transgressions. State them out loud. Yes, it will be scary. It will feel shameful for a time. But it is worth it.
6 more ideas
"Vulnerability is the birthplace of connection and the path to the feeling of worthiness. If it doesn’t feel vulne..."