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"Atlas of the Heart" Book Study

  • 01 Mar 2023
  • 19 Apr 2023
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  • 22 Mar 2023, 4:30 PM 5:30 PM (MDT)
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  • 05 Apr 2023, 4:30 PM 5:30 PM (MDT)
  • 12 Apr 2023, 4:30 PM 5:30 PM (MDT)
  • 19 Apr 2023, 4:30 PM 5:30 PM (MDT)
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Wyoming School Counseling Association – Book Study 

March Book: Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and Language of Human Experience 

Author: Brene Brown, PhD, MSW 


Book Summary  

If we want to find the way back to ourselves and one another, we need language and the grounded confidence to both tell our stories and to be stewards of the stories that we hear. In Atlas of the Heart, we explore eighty-seven of the emotions and experiences that define what it means to be human and walk through a new framework for cultivating meaningful connection. This is for the mapmakers and travelers in all of us. 

Brene Brown  

Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston, where she holds the Huffington Foundation Endowed Chair at the Graduate College of Social Work. Brené is also a visiting professor in management at the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business. 

She has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy. She is the author of six #1 New York Times best sellers and is the host of two award-winning Spotify podcasts, Unlocking Us and Dare to Lead. 

Brené’s books have been translated into more than 30 languages, and her titles include Atlas of the HeartDare to Lead, Braving the Wilderness, Rising Strong, Daring Greatly, and The Gifts of Imperfection. With Tarana Burke, she co-edited the best-selling anthology You Are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience. 

Her TED talk on the Power of Vulnerability is one of the top five most-viewed TED talks in the world, with over 50 million views. She is also the first researcher to have a filmed lecture on Netflix, and in March 2022, she launched a new show on HBO Max tha