A Complete Summary - The Gift of Imperfection
The Gifts of Imperfection describes how we live our lives wholeheartedly looks like. This book is written by Brene Brown, and it provides practical explanations, showing the true meaning of living with our whole hearts.
We humans are social beings and as such, we want someone to love and care for us just as much as we want to care for somebody else. Here, the author says that, if people want to live their lives ‘wholeheartedly’, several things need to be ‘fulfilled’. People need courage, compassion and connection to be able to live a life wholeheartedly and the author explains why we need those traits. But there are also some obstacles in reaching and living a wholehearted life, such as shame, fear and vulnerability. Besides listing these negative traits that can and often stop us from living a wholehearted life, the author also lists ten so-called ‘guideposts’, which are used to help people to live a life as they are supposed to in the first place.
The Gifts of Imperfection shows its readers another perspective on human life in general, a perspective that will reveal both benevolent and malevolent sides of living a life. This book is also[…]”