1/5/18 - Take that new year energy and boost your accountability, activism, emotional health and career goals with advice from some very wise women. Featuring Sabrina Hersi Issa, Sister District co-founder Lyzz Schwegler, friend of the podcast Virgie Tovar, and Shondaland's Jenn Romolini.

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Our theme song is Call Your Girlfriend by Robyn. 

Original music composed and performed by Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs.


Fewer resolutions, more personal inventory:

Get accountable with possibility model Sabrina Hersi Issa.

Sabrina's pro-tip: Schedule and set aside a personal inventory day at least once monthly (hers recurs on the day of her birthday, e.g. the 16th of every month)

Reflection questions Sabrina asks on a personal inventory day:

  • What did I learn this month?
  • What surprised me, and why?
  • What am I grateful for?
  • Who am I grateful for?

Rather than resolutions crammed into a single week or month she recommends:

  • Take stock of what you want for yourself
  • Get really honest with yourself, for yourself and no one else
  • Be unapologetically focused on what your needs are
  • Write it down! Write down your goals and make a plan. Somewhere accessible and easy to reference in the future.

Flex your activist muscles:

It's your right to thrive, emotionally!

It's okay to fuck up at work sometimes!

  • Jennifer Romolini: Everyone gets fired. Everyone screws up.
  • Don't be the office hater.
  • No one knows how weird it is inside your head.

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