13 Sep 2016 International Spa Conference
Dream. Discover. Do. This is the motto of the 2016 International Spa Conference (iSPA) The Aveda Institute Madison was able to send representatives to this years event in Las Vegas, Nevada. ISPA is a premiere spa and industry event where spa leaders from across the globe to become more knowledgable and gain a competitive edge in the marketplace. Throughout the week long event, inspirational speakers present and remind us all of the reason why we do what we do.
We had the utmost pleasure of spending an hour with author, researcher and inspirational speaker, Brené Brown. Brené spoke of courage, vulnerability, worthiness, and shame – subjects she has researched and studied for the past 13 years.
“Will I choose courage or will I choose comfort?” -Brené Brown
She challenged us to not fear failure or criticism, but rather to step out of our comfort zone because when we are uncomfortable, there will be growth. Remember the value that landed you in the dust.
“Vulnerability is the most accurate measurement of courage.”
-clarity of value
Finally, use the feeling of joy to practice gratitude.