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Episode 60: About justice and reform, with RaRa 4 Reform

podcast Oct 22, 2020

RaRa 4 Reform was leading an outdoor, socially-distanced political town hall at Ft. Greene Park in Brooklyn a few weeks ago. I stumbled upon it while on a walk and paused to listen, and my ears perked up when I heard her say “You know I speak my truth.” And so now she’s here with me on the podcast!

Listen as RaRa shares about the current landscape of injustice in New York City and the need for reform in this metropolis and through the USA and the globe. We’re living...

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Episode 59: About how we talk about race, with Christina Blacken

podcast Oct 15, 2020

How do we show up bravely and compassionately for conversations about race? In this episode, leadership and storytelling coach Christina Blacken returns to the podcast to dive into this extremely important topic.

A few recommendations for white allies: Listen. Remember you don’t have to take up space. Ask open-ended questions that don’t make assumptions, and do your research before you show up. It makes sense that we’ve been nervous to have multi-racial conversations about...

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Episode 58: About freedom, with Elissa

podcast Oct 08, 2020

What does freedom mean to you?

This month on the podcast, our theme is Freedom. Now, the United States of America purports to be a country founded on this ideal. But what I’ve come to realize is that in practice, the brand of freedom we tout here in the USA is “I do what I want.” This is not a freedom that uplifts others.

It's time to step out of the zero-sum game we've agreed to and build a reality around true freedom that elevates...

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Episode 57: About investing in women, with Anu Bhardwaj

podcast Oct 01, 2020

Anu Bhardwaj has has completed undergraduate, masters, and MBA degrees on three continents. She has trekked across Asia studying indiginous remedies for HIV. Her expertise ranges from medicine to business to cryptocurrency, and her network is extensive. And when all is said and done - after all this life experience - the work she deems most important is to promote investing in women.

As the CEO of Women Investing in Women, Anu is developing a platform to reach women and girls in developing...

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Episode 56: About re-training your nervous system, with Elissa

podcast Sep 24, 2020

The world has shifted and suddenly we're all constantly on camera - presenting in meetings, teaching online, and even just having ‘parties’ with our friends. ‍

If you’re finding all this camera time nerve wracking - or if you’re avoiding these situations as much as possible - you are not alone. Today’s special podcast episode is the audio of my free masterclass “Why We Freak Out On Camera, and How To Solve It.” You’ll learn why it's totally...

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Episode 55: About fall equinox 2020, with Virginia Rosenberg

podcast Sep 17, 2020

Astrology knew it before we did: 2020 is wild.

And as we round out towards the end of the year, we are facing some of the most mythic-level, stressful astrological movements we’ve ever seen in modern times. So our resident astrologer Virginia Rosenberg is back with her guidance and wisdom.

The big takeaways? To re-connect to each other, co-regulate, and work as a team. To practice listening and real dialogue. And to remember that our spiritual practice right now is to use our voice...

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Episode 54: About your network, with Elissa

podcast Aug 06, 2020

Who is in your network? What is a network anyway?

We humans have needs for closeness, intimacy, connection, communication, expression, touch, love... And so many of us on the planet have been living in a way that does not help us meet those needs. So maybe this crazy pandemic time, painful as it is, is also a gift that’s helping us evaluate what’s most important.

In this solo episode, we’ll explore how we can build a sustainable, thriving, abundant network that provides us...

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Episode 53: About raising your voice, with Kaitlin June

podcast Jul 30, 2020

One day in 2014, Kaitlin June got summoned to the bedside of a friend recovering from surgery in order to give an impromptu singing lesson. Now, Kaitlin had never given a singing lesson before and didn’t feel super confident about doing so… after a childhood of traditional voice lessons, they had spent years as a birth doula and an expressive arts healer. But give the lesson they did, and at the end this friend said: “Kaitlin, this is what you were born to do.”

Now...

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Episode 52: About your human design, with Elyse Preston

podcast Jul 23, 2020

Have you heard of Human Design? It’s a system for self-understanding that combines the chakras, astrology, the Chinese I Ching, the tree of life in Kabbalah, and metaphysics.

In this episode you'll meet Elyse Preston, a Human Design expert and the founder of Be More Connected. As we’re exploring our theme of action this month, Elyse will share why there’s no single right way for human beings to act. In fact, according to Human Design each unique energy type has a different...

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Episode 51: About theatre as activism, with Griffin Matthews

podcast Jul 16, 2020

The week after George Floyd was killed, Griffin Matthews posted a video on his instagram feed speaking up about his personal experience with Broadway being racist. The video went viral and the conversation about racism in the American theatre exploded.

Though you may recognize Griffin as D’Unte on the television show Dear White People, he’s also the creator of an auto-biographical documentary musical called Witness Uganda. And my friends, I can tell you that Witness Uganda is an...

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