A podcast for feminists who feel overwhelmed and exhausted by everything we need to get done in 2020, and still worry that we're not doing enough - hosted by Emily and Amelia Nagoski, authors of BURNOUT: the secret to unlocking the stress cycle.
Emily and Amelia’s first ever guest! They talk with the amazing Peggy Kleinplatz, one of the authors of the new book, Magnificent Sex.
Lessons from Extraordinary Lovers, 1st Edition
By Peggy J. Kleinplatz and A. Dana Ménard
How do you listen to your body? It’s easy for some people and a completely alien concept for others. Emily and Amelia discuss.
The Communication of Emotion by Ross Buck
Singing Redefined by Walter C. Foster
Worried about the Coronavirus? Luckily, Emily has a background in public health and can explain it.
This is an episode for people who aren’t at high risk, to talk about why and how they can help make the world safer for people who are at risk.
Spoiler warning: Wash your hands.
PS: Edited to add when Emily listened to this mini-episode, she realized they didn’t make it crystal clear that it’s not just age but also health issues that make people vulnerable. People of any age can have respiratory issues, diabetes or cardiovascular disease, all three of which are known to increase severity of symptoms if a person gets COVID-19.
By Emily: how to survive a long-haul flight — 2020/coronovirus update
Emily loves Mrs. Meyer's Acorn Spice Liquid Hand Soap
Numbing. Emotional ibuprofen. Maladaptive coping strategies. They’re short-term solutions, but sometimes reducing the pain is the only way you can rest enough to heal.
FSP2020 joins the Frolic network:
Gourmet Makes with Claire Saffitz:
Explain Pain Super Charged:
What's the difference between art and entertainment? How can you engage with both in a healthy way? PS: Emily really, really loves Schitt's Creek.
How Horror Helps With Processing Grief and Trauma:
Gratitude is important. But just because we’ve come a long way, it doesn’t mean we’re close to where we need to be. Emily and Amelia discuss.
FSP2020 episode 5: What's your something larger?
Nichole’s Gratitude on Medium.
Amelia is a huge Brandon Sanderson fan.
We're white ladies. We know we're not going to say anything that people of color don't already know. We're going to make mistakes. But we're going to try our best.
Me and White Supremacy workbook by Layla Saad
The Nap Bishop
Leesa Renee Hall
Tressie McMillan Cottom's THICK
Brittany Cooper’s Eloquent Rage
A History of White People
Rest is important. You're probably not getting enough. Let's talk about it with Emily, Amelia, and a special secret guest cameo appearance from Rachel Maddow.
We're huge fans of The Nap Ministry, who you should follow on Instagram.
Frustration. Everybody feels it. Emily and Amelia discuss the science of how frustration works, and strategies for managing it.
Worksheets from their book Burnout are here: https://www.burnoutbook.net/downloads
It's almost Thanksgiving here in these United States. Emily and Amelia discuss their strategies for dealing with people you disagree with during the holidays. In the words of Luke Skywalker, "This is not going to go the way you think."
So if solving actual stressors isn’t enough to deal with the stress in your body, what does deal with it? How do we complete the stress response cycle? This episode is a catalog of a dozen concrete, specific, evidence-based strategies for doing just that.
Wellness is a state of action. The cure for burnout isn’t self-care, it’s all of us caring for each other. And when we embrace those things, we’re not taking a break from fixing the world, we are already fixing the world.