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An Interview with Melissa Llarena


Mar 2, 2021

Ever wondered why you think about yourself or others in certain ways? Would you like to learn how to change any of those thoughts? In this conversation, you will understand yourself better than your OB/GYN! This one is perfect for anyone who identifies as a woman or has been socialized as a woman because Kara is about helping women how to control the thing we can our own brains! Kara Loewentheil is a Master Certified Coach with a B.A. from Yale and J.D. from Harvard Law. In the last four years after pivoting from a legal career, she has grown her life coaching business from 0 to 7 figures. She's the host of the iTunes top-rated self-help podcast Unf*ck Your Brain which has been downloaded 10M times, and she has been featured in outlets like Marie Claire, Mind Body Green, MSN.com, and The Huffington Post. Kara lives in New York City. Learn more at unfckyourbrain.com. Share this episode with your three favorite feminists who are done with being told how they should think or be and would much rather define their identity on their terms. We covered so much during this conversation from how anyone can think about leaving a successful career, to how we can coach ourselves, to where to tactically begin any thought work so that we can get out of our own way. Bookmark this one!

 

Highlights:

 

Identity: Can it evolve or should it be stagnant?

On Leaving A Legal Career: Did I really need to be a lawyer?

Being Judged: Reasonable vs. unreasonable thoughts.

Authenticity: How can we become more of ourselves?

Women: Societal messages and their impact

Control vs. Guiding: More about our very human under- and overestimations

Self-Soothing: How can we do this when it begin a self-coaching process?

Suffering: Why do we suffer so much? Think: mental anguish.

Feminism: Different emotions are coded feminine vs. manly.

Parenting: What unconscious things may we be teaching our kids?

Limiting Beliefs: How can we work through them when shifting identities?

Changing Our Lives: Requires thinking new thoughts and letting go of old ones

How To Begin: Do this writing exercise! Pick a painful thought and reflect on it. Listen to The Thought Ladder episode of How To UnF**k Your Brain to complete this thought work in detail.

 

Links to quench your curiosity:

 

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