The absence of love and belonging leads to suffering, but true belonging is about being a part of something bigger than yourself and having the courage to stand alone and belong to yourself.
Belonging to oneself is the key to healing and making an impact, even when feeling alone or trying to fit in with groups that don't align with one's values.
Belonging requires being true to oneself and embracing our complexity, rather than changing to fit in with others and losing ourselves.
Discovering your true self and going against societal expectations can lead to personal growth and fulfillment.
Belonging everywhere means staying true to oneself and not trying to fit in, even if it's difficult and requires daily practice, as discussed by the speaker who shares her experiences of being dismissed by men in business class for her work on vulnerability and shame.
Being adaptable to please others can lead to betraying oneself, but having a safe and accepting home environment allows for confidence and a positive high school experience.
The speaker struggled with societal expectations and found comfort in unhealthy habits, but learned the value of growth and exploration from their parents.
Growing up with parents who ignored vulnerability, the speaker emphasizes the importance of parents being open to growth and change, as it impacts how they raise their children.
This article is a summary of a YouTube video "Brene Brown's SECRET To Healing YOURSELF & MAKING AN IMPACT ON THE WORLD! | Lewis Howes" by Greatness Clips - Lewis Howes