How do you open up to someone you don't completely trust? Dr. Brene Brown has a one-word answer: 'Don't.' Watch Dr. Brown explain why vulnerability is our greatest gift and how we shouldn't give it to people who haven't earned it.
Dr. Brene Brown shares the story of a young man who once told her that her TED talk about vulnerability inspired him to profess his love to his girlfriend. She responded by saying they should date other people. Find out how this man turned rejection and heartbreak into a lesson in daring greatly.
Dr. Brene Brown says that for many years, she got much of her self-worth by helping other people, but she could never personally ask for or accept help. Watch as Dr. Brown explains how this behavior meant that every time she helped someone, she judged him or her.
Dr. Brene Brown says that during her study of vulnerability, worthiness and shame, she's learned that being vulnerable isn't about winning or losing; it's about having the courage to show up and be seen. Watch as Dr. Brown reveals the one thing that's more terrifying than opening your heart space.
Oprah is joined in the 'Oprah's Lifeclass' social lab by New York Times best-selling author Brene Brown, PhD, LMSW. Watch as they delve into the power of vulnerability and what that means in your daily life.
Motivational speaker DeVon Franklin warmed up the audience at the MegaFest 2013 'Oprah's Lifeclass' taping with a story of his humble beginnings in Hollywood. Watch as DeVon reveals how faith in God's plan for his life helped him reach even his loftiest goals.
Brad says he hasn't spoken to his father in three years. The two men stopped speaking after words were exchanged during a heated family dinner. Now, Brad and his wife, Christie, are searching for a way to mend the broken relationship. Watch as Bishop T.D. Jakes helps Brad find the right words.
Some people try to control their family environment. That's the wrong course of action, Bishop T.D. Jakes says. Instead, he says, your family should teach you how to love the imperfect and crazy. Watch as T.D. Jakes reveals why the family is love's gymnasium.
When people hold on to the toughest moments of their past, they're shortchanging their futures, Bishop T.D. Jakes says. Watch as Bishop Jakes delivers a speech so powerful, it almost brings Oprah to tears.
Bishop T.D. Jakes' discussion about children and their expectations of their parents strikes a nerve with Oprah. Oprah says she's had to learn to meet people, including her own mother, where they are and love them at the level they can receive it. Watch as Oprah and Bishop T.D. Jakes explain why fixating on your ideal family could harm your relationship with your real family.