Articles & Essays

The Power of Vulnerability

Articles & Essays Others Have Written Supporting Vulnerability, Authenticity & Intimacy

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Trust and Vulnerability by author and counselor Manoj Khatri, in Complete Wellbeing Trusting others is risky but the payoffs may be worth it.

Why We Hide Emotional Pain Strong People Won’t Let Themselves Cry, right? by author and clinical psychologist Leon F. Seltzer, Ph.D., for Psychology Today Tendencies toward denial, withdrawal, and self-isolation are common in reaction to deeply felt emotional pain. But those tendencies can make us feel worse.

hiding pain Vulnerability, The Secret To Intimacy by Emma Seppala, Ph.D, Associate Director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism research and Education at Stanford University, for Psychology Today The vulnerability many fear is the secret of successful relationships.

Living a Lie by journalist and editor in health, medicine and science Kat Mc Gowan, for Psychology Today Fooling yourself can have devastating consequences, especially in the domains of money, career, sexual identity and relationships. Meet four people who fought their way to an authentic life.

yourself Dare to Be Yourself Being true to oneself is not for the faint of heart by author Karen Wright, for Psychology Today What it means to live an authentic life, and the (positive) psychological effects of being authentic.