Book Interrupted

Welcome to Book Interrupted, a book club for busy people to connect and one that celebrates life’s interruptions.

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September 26, 2022 00:36:17
Burnout Episode 3

Burnout Episode 3

Kissing, speaking up, shutting up, the mad woman in the attic, and “the patriarchy (ugh)”. The Book Interrupted women share their personal journals while reading “Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle” by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski and finish with a group discussion. Discussion Points: Personal journals Kissing for six seconds to complete a stress cycle How do you react when you hear other people have stress? Speaking up versus shutting up Who is this book aimed at? The patriarchy - does the writing undermine the intended message? Active rest Using this book for stress in the corporate world  The madwoman in the attic   Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry ...

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September 19, 2022 00:44:26
Burnout Episode 2

Burnout Episode 2

Giving, boundaries, burnout, social connection and finding “the middle of the Oreo”. The Book Interrupted women continue their conversation on “Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle” by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski. Discussion Points: Human Giver Syndrome and accepting and asking for help Sense of and setting boundaries  Choosing your battles and avoiding conflicts Saying “yes” Are you usually early, on time, or late? TLDR sections and personal stories in the book Do you feel burnt out?  The need for social connection Work burnout Ups and downs and finding the “middle of the Oreo” The importance of exercise to combat burnout Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny by Kate Manne 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership by Jim Dethmer, Diana Chapman, Kaley Warner Klemp What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry Seeing Red: The One Book Every Woman Needs to Read. Period. by Kirsten Karchmer ...

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September 12, 2022 00:39:28
Burnout Episode 1

Burnout Episode 1

Moustache hairs, humour, the patriarchy, and audio books. The Book Interrupted women continue Season Two with “Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle” by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski. Each member expresses individually how they feel either before reading or beginning to read “Burnout”, then they continue the discussion into a group chat. Discussion Points: Personal journals Using your body to work through stress Humour in self help The patriarchy, how it relates to wellness, and expected roles and behaviour of women Worksheets in the book “Science is not an exact science” Authors reading their own audio books - is it a good thing? Preconceived notions of books Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski Brené Brown Unlocking Us podcast with Emily and Amelia Nagoski Operation Angus by Terry Fallis  The Onion  The 4% Fix: How One Hour Can Change Your Life by Karma Brown ...

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September 05, 2022 00:49:35
Off The Shelf - Episode 7

Off The Shelf - Episode 7

Inspired by the advanced words from “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” by Alison Bechdel, the Book Interrupted women play a game. Which definition is real, and which ones are fake?  This episode of Book Interrupted is Off The Shelf. Hold on to your bookmarks! Discussion Points: Humectant Crepuscular Rococo  Bathetic Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel ...

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August 29, 2022 00:01:14
Gone Fishing

Gone Fishing

Tune in next week for our regular scheduled Off The Shelf Episode.   ...

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August 22, 2022 00:38:54
Fun Home Episode 6

Fun Home Episode 6

Nice ghosts, chin hairs, companion book, the Mandela Effect, and interruptions while reading. Concluding their series on “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” by Alison Bechdel, the women discuss follow-ups and fan responses during the book cycle. Discussion Points: Why was this book chosen? Kim’s follow-up of what she thought - feeling left out of the book Having a companion book to Fun Home Talking about menopause  Plucking your chin hairs Podcast awards Most people are nice Pronouncing words Interruptions while reading The Mandela Effect Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel  Dykes to Watch Out For John Green Body Worlds Shazaam The Mandela Effect ...

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