Brené Brown (PhD, LMSW; author of Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection and research professor at the University of Houston) has spent the past decade figuring out what keeps us from living, despite our best efforts, the kind of wholehearted, fully-involved existences that we’re trying to lead. In her talk with Krista Tippett from on being, she explains that,

Courage is borne out of vulnerability, not strength.

This key finding of Brené Brown’s extensive research on shame and “wholeheartedness” alongside her viral TED talk on “vulnerability” shook the ground beneath her feet. And now it’s inspiring millions to rethink the way they live, love, parent, and navigate relations with members of the opposite gender.

Here at The Style HQ we are challenging ourselves to look inwards, connect to our truths and openly explore them. This space will house various forms of expression as we discover what it means live in “prayer” through exploring everything from quotes, talks and daily experiences.

Prayer connects you to your moment, an exploration of faith beyond formality or religion .

Listen to the talk below ( and above) and continue reading for the key points we took out from her talk on the courage to be vulnerable.