Harriet Lerner and Brené - I’m Sorry: How To Apologize & Why It Matters, Part 1 of 2

Harriet Lerner and Brené - I’m Sorry: How To Apologize & Why It Matters, Part 1 of 2

Unlocking Us with Brené Brown - May 6, 2020 - 1:11:05

This two-episode special is based on a course that Dr. Harriet Lerner and I did together on her groundbreaking book, “Why Won’t You Apologize?: Healing Big Betrayals and Everyday Hurts.” You can expect authentic, hard conversations (and one helluva role play) about making mistakes, healing hurts, and being brave. Harriet is a friend, mentor, and teacher. Her work has shaped my career and made my life better. During a time of deep uncertainty and anxiety - when many of us have struggled to be our best selves all of the time - apologizing has never been more important. (

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