In “Atlas of the Heart,” Brené Brown offers readers a unique and powerful way to understand themselves and their relationships. With her trademark warmth, humor, and candor, she takes us on an interactive journey through maps of the heart—maps that we ourselves create as we interact with others. Drawing upon her latest groundbreaking research on connection, courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy-offered both in TED Talks and her own New York Times bestsellers-Brown shows how our willingness to be openhearted can help make meaningful connections with others while also helping us develop a more accurate understanding of what lies at the core of who we are.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone interested in understanding themselves and their relationships better. Brown’s maps of the heart are interactive, encouraging readers to create their own as they read. This allows for a unique and personal exploration of human experience that is relevant to everyone.
- The book encourages readers to connect with others in a meaningful way.
- Brown’s research is presented in an easily understandable way.
- The maps of the heart provide a unique perspective on human experience.
- May be too personal for some readers
- May not offer concrete solutions to problems
- Could potentially cause more introspection than some people may want
Learn more about the author
Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past thirteen years studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy and is the author of three New York Times bestsellers: The Gifts of Imperfection, Daring Greatly, and Rising Strong. Brené’s TED Talks on vulnerability have been viewed more than thirty-eight million times and are among the most watched talks of all time.
“Brené Brown is one of the most important voices on human connection and courage in our time. With her signature warmth, humor, and candor, she takes us on a unique journey through maps of the heart—maps that we ourselves create as we interact with others.”
“Brown has done it again! This book is interactive, creative, and thought-provoking. It will help you understand yourself and your relationships better.”
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“A must-read for anyone hoping to understand themselves and their relationships better.”