ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Blow “Your” Mind Here

Brene Brown, Star Trek, and our cult of personhood

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Photo by JOSHUA COLEMAN on Unsplash

Vulnerability and the societal ideal

I’ve been thinking a lot about vulnerability.

Yes, Brene Brown’s thing. My daughter sneers at Brene Brown because she’s so Gen X. And here’s why I think her take on vulnerability is valuable, and why it’s not.

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Jackie Olsen

Jackie Olsen

Come for the insights on aging, leave with a doggie bag full of frogs and exoplanets. Now more poems about vacuuming! she/her/hers