Atlas of the Heart – Book Review | POW56


In this episode, Cristie and DeAnna are wrapping up Season 2 with a book review of Brené Brown’s, Atlas of the Heart. They share their biggest takeaways, what resonated most, and how they’re incorporating new elements into their own lives. The theme of this season has been the New You in ’22, and this book is the perfect addition.

Key Takeaways:

  • [03:59] Who is Brené Brown?
  • [05:36] Why this book is so powerful to read 
  • [07:59] Chapter 1: Places We Go When Things Are Uncertain or Too Much
  • [08:35] Chapter 2: Places We Go When We Compare – what hit home for Cristie and DeAnna
  • [10:21] Chapter 6: Places We Go When We’re Hurting – Grief vs. Anguish 
  • [13:30] Chapter 5: Places We Go When Things Aren’t What They Seem – Irony vs. Sarcasm
  • [16:01] Thoughts on resentment and why it resonates most with DeAnna
  • [17:26] The ideal audience for this book
  • [18:46] Understanding your emotions and how it affects your mental health
  • [21:35] DeAnna’s biggest takeaway from this book 

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

  • Purchase your copy of Atlas of the Heart here.
  • Check out Brené Brown’s podcasts: Dare to Lead and Unlocking Us.
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