Do You Need to Remove Your Emotional Armor?
Nobody enjoys getting hurt, physically or emotionally, so it’s natural for us to try and avoid this at all costs. To avoid painful emotional injury, many of us turn to things like food, gossip, or social media. Or, we place conditions on our joy as numbing agents to keep us from opening ourselves to potential pain. In this powerful clip from Oprah’s Lifeclass, Brené Brown explains how we can be more mindful of our emotional armor and encourages us to lean into vulnerability so we can live more authentically.