Should We Lean a Little Harder on “Data With a Soul?”

If It Heals You Does It Need to Be Measured?, asked my recent Huffington UK blog

Here is an excerpt from it…

© Glowimages - Model for illustrative purpose only

© Glowimages – Model for illustrative purpose only

“If you cannot measure it, it doesn’t exist,” Brené Brown was told by a research professor when still an aspiring PhD student.

Now, many years later and a research professor in her own right, she begs to differ.

video, based on insights from a large number of “human connection” stories she has amassed, proved her point. The TEDx talk, focusing on “our ability to empathize, belong, love”, resonated so deeply with the public that it went on to clock up 14 million views.

“Perhaps stories are just data with a soul,” Dr Brown told her audience in Houston…”

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Categories: Health, Spirituality and Society

Author:Tony Lobl

I write and speak on spirituality and health from my perspective as a Christian Science practitioner. In addition, I am the media and legislative liaison for Christian Science in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. I studied at the University of Surrey earning a BSc Hons Degree in Modern Mathematics before the impact of spirituality on health caught my attention and re-shaped my career.

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