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Celebrating 2020

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Today is the last day of what seems like the longest year of our lives, 2020. And though when the clock turns midnight on Jan 1, 2021 isn't going to magically change everything that's wrong, we can still take time to digest the year we've had.

2020 got a bad rap, and yet when we take the time to reflect, we can see the many gifts this year brought us:

-Illuminating outdated systems and structures that needed to crumble
-Illuminating racial and social inequities from 400+ years ago that still …

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Dismantling Oppression from Within

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You've heard me talk about systems of oppression over and over again on the podcast and you've also heard me talk about the importance of dismantling it from within.

In today's episode we take a deeper dive into the why we must and how we can dismantle oppression from within ourselves in order to impact greater change in our world as a whole.

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Two Brown Women and a Mic with Special Guest Nisha Mody

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In today's guest interview, powerhouse Nisha Mody and I sit down as two South Asian American women with mics and visit so many healing places.

Nisha and I talked about colorism. We talked about oppression. We talked about the caste system and how that and colorism go together. We talked about anti-blackness. We talked about the way the South Asian community has been brought into the anti-blackness as a result of colonization ,and many many more powerful things.

One of the things that I loved…

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How Your Desire to Control Exploits People

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Where's all my fellow control freaks, perfectionists, and people pleasers at? 

In this week's episode we talk about how your desire to control exploits the very people that you love (or maybe even those that you don't), and how it is also exploitative to you.

The toxic patriarchy has its roots in contempt and trying to control others (or ourselves) to try and get others to do what we want or be who we want them to be (as well as trying to contort ourselves to being a certain way so that we w…

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Why We’re Terrified of Judgment

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We're back with a new episode of the podcast and diving deep into the reasons around why we're terrified of judgment.

In this episode I share some of the research around belonging, and talk about how judgement, belonging, and the oppression work hand in hand to keep you in the status quo.

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Freedom in Responsibility with Andréa Ranae Johnson

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I'm excited to introduce to you today one of my mentors you've heard me speak so much about, Andréa Ranae Johnson!

In this episode Andréa and I touch upon so many topics, and the one main theme comes down to taking personal responsibility for ourselves, our actions and our choices--and the freedom we feel when we take responsibility for what is ours.

Listen in as Andréa and I speak about:

-Liberatory Living and Liberatory Leadership (06:46)
-Culture as a result of our decisions and actions (…

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Wisdom of the Unseen

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It's Election Week 2020 in the US and though I don't talk directly about the election results in this week's episode (because this episode was recorded about  5 days before election day), I do talk about how no matter what the results of the election are, we need to tap into the wisdom of the unseen, and how our work isn't done yet.

Your love note this week is wrapped up into this episode and I'm headed offline for some self-care, so the next episode will be released Nov 19, 2020. 

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Healing the Polarity with Guest Liza Miron

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With election day 2020 just around the corner, today's guest, family constellations practitioner, Liza Miron and I have a conversation about how to heal the polarity.

Listen in as Liza and I speak about what family constellations is, how it applies to our world today, and how we can pull ourselves out of the divides that currently exist.

To learn more about Liza and her work, visit www.coachingandconstellations.com

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Relational F*ckery with James-Olivia Chu Hillman

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Have you ever engaged in strategies to try and "win" another person over in your relationships at the expense of true intimacy?

If so, you're engaging in what this episode's guest, James-Olivia calls: Relational Fuckery.

Listen in as James-Olivia and I speak about the ways we participate in losing strategies and relational fuckeries in our relationships with each other and ourselves.

Some of my favorite highlights are:

Asking yourself is there room for you in your relationship and is your rel…

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Failure to Launch

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We're back with a super vulnerable conversation about how I realized I was perpetuating the systems of oppression and colonization that have been indoctrinated into me and what I'm doing to change it.

Listen in to hear about how insidious the effects of colonization and oppression are and the commitments I am making to decolonize my biz.

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