The difficult thing is that vulnerability is the first thing I look for in you and the last thing I'm willing to show you. In you, it's courage and daring. In me, it's weakness.
Shame is the most powerful, master emotion. It's the fear that we're not good enough.
I think if you follow anyone home, whether they live in Houston or London, and you sit at their dinner table and talk to them about their mother who has cancer or their child who is struggling in school, and their fears about watching their lives go by, I think we're all the same.
What's the greater risk? Letting go of what people think - or letting go of how I feel, what I believe, and who I am?