008: Practical Ways to Respond with Empathy from author BRITTANY BARBERA

Brittany Barbera is a Nashville-based singer/songwriter and the #1 best-selling author of the book titled "Let Me Be Weak: What People in Pain Wish They Could Tell You." She loves deep lyrics, power ballads, and weird people.  In 2013, She released her debut album titled, The Sparrow, featuring her songs "When the Well Runs Dry" and "A Love I Can't Define." 

In April 2016, Brittany released her new single, "Let Me Be Weak," a song which eventually became the framework for her book. When she is not singing or writing, you will likely find her making a mess in the pottery studio, trying to talk someone into becoming her personal chef, or asking strangers too many personal questions.

Which I think is perfect, because of what we'll talk about today... 

Brave Take-Aways

Okay, so beyond the Bare Naked Bravery Adult Coloring Book, your Brave Take-Away from today's show is a printable list of those 6 ways to Respond with Empathy...

Keep in Touch with Brittany Barbera

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