Tag: Unlocking Us

Podcasts

Unlocking Us with Brené Brown

I’ve spent over 20 years studying the emotions and experiences that bring meaning and purpose to our lives, and if there’s one thing I’ve learned it’s this: We are hardwired for connection, and connecting requires courage,...

Episodes

Introducing: Unlocking Us

Unlocking Us with Brené Brown - January 9, 2020 - 02:03
Join researcher and #1 New York Times best-selling author Brené Brown as she unpacks and explores the ideas, stories, experiences, books, films, and music that reflect the universal experiences of being human, from the bravest moments...

Brené on FFTs

Unlocking Us with Brené Brown - March 20, 2020 - 37:53
The first Unlocking Us podcast is here! Along with the excitement of sending this into the world, I’m feeling equal doses of fear, awkwardness, and vulnerability. In this episode I talk about my strategy for staying in tough first times...

Tarana Burke and Brené on Being Heard and Seen

Unlocking Us with Brené Brown - March 23, 2020 - 1:27:07
Tarana is a good friend and one of my favorite people on earth. She has been working at the intersection of racial justice and gender equity for nearly three decades, and she started the “Me Too” Movement in 2006. In 2017, when the...

Glennon Doyle and Brené on Untamed

Unlocking Us with Brené Brown - March 24, 2020 - 1:05:17
Strap yourselves in! In this episode, I talk to my dear friend and sister Cheetah, Glennon – author of the New York Times #1 bestseller, Untamed. This is an honest conversation about walking away from the lifelong training that keeps us...

Brené on Comparative Suffering, the 50/50 Myth, and Settling the Ball

Unlocking Us with Brené Brown - March 27, 2020 - 24:56
We have collectively hit weary. This is especially true for the brave folks on the front lines of this pandemic and for the people who love and support them. And, it’s also true for all of us. In this episode, I talk about strategies...

David Kessler and Brené on Grief and Finding Meaning

Unlocking Us with Brené Brown - March 31, 2020 - 45:29
Grief expert David Kessler takes us by the hand and walks us into what he's learned about love, loss, and finding meaning. As someone who has a lot of fear about grief and grieving, this conversation is not what I expected. The only...

Brené on Anxiety, Calm + Over/Under-Functioning

Unlocking Us with Brené Brown - April 3, 2020 - 29:14
We all have patterned ways of managing our day-to-day anxiety, and these patterns often reflect the roles and expectations of our first families. In this episode, we’ll talk about over and under-functioning in anxious times, why anxiety...

Alicia Keys and Brené on More Myself

Unlocking Us with Brené Brown - April 7, 2020 - 1:02:05
Alicia’s book, More Myself: A Journey, is a masterclass in authenticity and vulnerability. In this episode, Alicia and I talk about the quiet, subtle experiences that fuel our need to armor up and self-protect, and the courage behind...

Dr. Marc Brackett and Brené on “Permission to Feel”

Unlocking Us with Brené Brown - April 14, 2020 - 52:54
Dr. Marc Brackett has dedicated his life to studying emotions and to teaching us what he’s learning. In this episode, we talk about how emotional literacy - being able to recognize, name, and understand our feelings - affects everything...

Dr. Vivek Murthy and Brené on loneliness and connection

Unlocking Us with Brené Brown - April 21, 2020 - 52:46
Have you ever struggled with feeling lonely - even when you’re surrounded by people you love? I have. It’s painful and confusing. In this episode, I talk to Dr. Vivek Murthy, a physician and the 19th Surgeon General of the United...

Brené with Sue Monk Kidd and Jen Hatmaker on Longing, Belonging and Faith

Unlocking Us with Brené Brown - April 28, 2020 - 1:22:14
In this episode, I talk to two women who provide wise counsel for those of us who have struggled with belonging and faith (and still do on occasion). Sue Monk Kidd and Jen Hatmaker are dissident daughters, brave leaders, and the very...

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...