Brené Brown’s I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn’t) is an insightful examination of the effects of perfectionism on individuals and society as a whole. Drawing from extensive research, Brown provides readers with thoughtful insights and compelling arguments about the dangers of perfectionism and its impact on our lives.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for individuals who are interested in gaining a better understanding of perfectionism and its effects on their lives. It can also be helpful for those who want to learn how to overcome the negative impacts of perfectionism.
- Compelling arguments
- Thoughtful insights
- It can be dense and difficult to read at times.
- The subject matter may be uncomfortable for some readers.
- It does not contain a lot of practical advice or solutions.
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 more than a decade studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy and is the author of two #1 New York Times bestsellers: The Gifts of Imperfection and Daring Greatly. Brené live in Houston with her husband and their two children.
“This is an amazing book! Brené Brown provides insightful, research-based explanations for the effects of perfectionism on individuals and society as a whole. Her writing is engaging and compelling, making it difficult to put down.”
“This was an amazing book! Brené Brown is a genius and her research on perfectionism, vulnerability, and courage is groundbreaking. I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to understand themselves and the people around them better.”
“Brené Brown has done it again! This book is a must-read for anyone struggling with the perils of perfectionism. It’s engaging, insightful, and eye-opening. Perfectionism isn’t just about achieving excellence – it’s also about seeking approval and feeling like we’re never good enough. Brown offers cogent arguments and compelling support for why we should let go of our need to be perfect.”
“This is an amazing and important book. Brené Brown courageously tackles the subjects of perfectionism and inadequacy, exploring their far-reaching impact on our lives. She offers valuable insights and practical steps for reclaiming power and creating a more authentic life.”