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Power In Being Vulnerable

Genuine vulnerability represents a deep and subtle form of power.

In order to become more resilient, more formidable, you must first show your flaws and weaknesses for the world to see. In doing so, they lose their power over you, allowing you to live your life with more honesty and intention.

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A little bit of narcissism never killed anybody, or has it?

"Vulnerability" has become a bit of a buzzword in pop culture and as such, often gets distorted into something it's not. Here's what being vulnerable really is and what it can and can't do for you.

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How to be vulnerable

  1. Don’t bottle up your emotions, become self-aware and explore your emotions. Find an outlet such as writing, meditation, or talking to a friend.
  2. Vulnerability takes courage. The gifts we unlock by being willing to be vulnerable far outweigh the di...

Being vulnerable can serve as a litmus test

When you share your vulnerability with someone, and that person cares about your vulnerability, that is the person to go with.

By risking getting hurt, we often find we create more meaningful interactions that increase our ability to be resilient.

Be honest and vulnerable

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 ca...

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