Brené Brown Breaks Down Common Types of Armor

Season 3 Episode 315
Aired on 10/06/2013 | CC tv-14
If you turn to food, gossip or social media when you're feeling vulnerable, Brené Brown says, you may be numbing yourself to keep from getting hurt. Another type of armor people use, she says, is "dress-rehearsing tragedy" when things are going well, a mood she calls "foreboding joy." Plus, find out why Brené says joy is the most vulnerable emotion people experience.

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