This woman is incredible, because of this main point: she doesn't just look at the map, she hikes the trail.
Brene Brown is a Doctor of Psychology, and has spent 12 years studying shame and vulnerability while going through it all herself. She honors her breakdowns as "spiritual awakenings," and understands that failure is an essential and beautiful part of the process.
Her talk is interesting, and her perspective on being uncomfortable works well with yoga's ideas about being both strong and sweet.
Do yourself some good and take the 20 minutes to hear her: