I had already read Brené's newer books, and was concerned that this one would be less interesting. It was just as lovely as any of her other books, and I wasn't bored at all. In fact, there were pieces of this book that I liked best of all her work. Brené always has a new idea that might dig deeper into something personal and meaningful to you. Worth every minute!
I really wanted to like this book but the narration is awful and the content is dry and repetitive. I can't force myself to finish it.
Ugh Drove me crazy how many times she keeps repeating 'whole hearted'! Found the author to be very self absorbed, redundant and material had no direction. Narrator's voice and delivery was irritating and difficult to listen to.
Very insightful book! I am realizing I evidently didn't know myself as well as I thought I did. Listened to it twice within two weeks! Recommend it for anyone willing to do some inner reflection.
The narrater's voice was so irritating that I could not finish listening to the book. I felt like my skin was peeling off of my body.
This was a remix of all of Brown's work. I've heard it all before.
Brene should have read the book out loud. Her personality is what helps to sell the books she writes. This narrater's voice destroyed the experience.
No---all of Brene Brown's books are starting to sound the same.
I'm a tremendous fan of Ms Brown's work and writing and made the supreme mistake of listening to her Ted talks where I found her delivery to be effortless, delightful, and charmingly down to Earth. it was only an appetite to hear what she had to say that made me stick to this audio book - it pains me to single someone out for a bad job so let's just blame the director instead, shall we? The narration was glib and shallow, trivializing the subject matter to the point of making it insignificant and more like a Hallmark infomercial that an important and thoughtful work. please don't reject this book, but read it yourself rather than listening.
boring bland examples, cookie-cutter cliches that are somehow presented as "original", the same phrases repeated over and over, talking about research without citing or describing any of it, and (in my opinion the worst part), it's extremely judgmental while pretending not to be. has a few good ideas but other books on similar topics are much better (the antidote, just about any book on ACT).