In March, Oprah's guest was Doctor Brene Brown, who is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate School of Social Work. Doctor Brown has spent years researching the relationship between vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame. She has written three books, her latest being Daring Greatly, which I ordered within minutes of the show's ending.
Dr . Brown by far wins the prize for the most interesting and provocative guest in this series. She has a way of articulating the most common and elementary emotions that we all experience and administering great wisdom in every day language. Dr. Brown presents herself as an unpretentious woman who possesses doubts and vulnerability sprinkled with a generous dose of humor.
By the end of the interview, I wanted to call her up and ask her over for happy hour. I would even let her bring her buddy, Oprah, along.
The highlight of the entire