Untethered Dog

A Commonplace By Tom Swift



-With Peter Gzowski, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 3-24-1974


You build trust by telling the truth. -Tom Thibodeau with Dan Barreiro, The Dan Barreiro Show, KFAN, 1-04-2018


Oprah Winfrey: “When you open yourself up, to share something that shamed you, what are you really looking for?” Brené Brown: “I’m looking for someone who loves me not despite my vulnerabilities and imperfections but because of them. I’m looking to the friends who will show up and wade through the deep with me. And […]


Shame unravels connection. -Brené Brown with Oprah Winfrey, SuperSoul Conversations, Part II, 8-17-2017


It’s not negotiable. We’re neuro-biologically hard-wired for connection, for love, for belonging; it’s in our DNA. -Brené Brown with Oprah Winfrey, SuperSoul Conversations, Part II, 8-17-2017


Brené Brown: “I think shame is lethal. I think shame is deadly. And I think we are swimming in it deep.” Oprah Winfrey: “But do people recognize it, though?” Brown: “People have one of two reactions when I say shame: They say, ‘I don’t know what you’re talking about but that has nothing to do […]


Pain will make itself known. It will not be dismissed. It’s not an effect or emotion that dissipates when it’s ignored. -Brené Brown, with Lewis Howes, 9-13-2017