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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October 24, 2022 00:47:51
Off The Shelf - Episode 8

Off The Shelf - Episode 8

The Book Interrupted women answer quizzes, inspired by the book “Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle” by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski. This episode of Book Interrupted is Off The Shelf. Hold on to your bookmarks! Discussion Points: Are you stressed? Is your feminism angry enough?   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 Stress Quiz: https://psychcentral.com/quizzes/stress-test#fa-qs Burnout Quiz https://www.oprah.com/inspiration/burnout-quiz-assessment-test-fried-book_1 Is my Feminism Angry Enough Quiz: https://www.currentaffairs.org/2018/04/quiz-is-my-feminism-angry-enough ...

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October 17, 2022 00:46:30
Burnout Episode 6

Burnout Episode 6

Being inside yourself, crank calls, reassessing your life, stress leave, miscarriages, and bookmarks. Concluding their series on “Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle” by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski, the women discuss follow-ups and fan responses during the book cycle. Special guest Virginia, the fan who chose The Midnight Library, joins in.   Discussion Points:   The music in the audio book version Catch up with Virginia and her book recommendations  Prank-playing and crank calls Work sheets in the book Taking time to finding awareness and clarity  Is it career limiting if you take time off for stress? Miscarriages  Fan responses to playlists and social media posts What do you do to save your page in a book you’re reading?   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 The Midnight Library by Matt Haig The Rose Code by Kate Quinn Awaken the Giant Within: How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Destiny! By Tony Robbins  Be Better At Listening - Pomplamoose (Studio Session Version) Paul McCartney Carpool Karaoke Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything by Joshua Foer  ...

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October 10, 2022 00:40:03
Burnout Episode 5

Burnout Episode 5

Moby Dick, the Human Giver Syndrome, the timing of books in our lives, underwear, and do we recommend the book? The Book Interrupted women finish their discussion on “Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle” by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski, then share their final book reports. Discussion Points: Practical aspects of the book The Human Giver Syndrome Who is this book written for? Do we recommend this book? Do books mean something different to us at different times in our lives? Do you always wear underwear? Final Book Reports 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 Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype by Clarissa Pinkola Estés Untamed by Glennon Doyle   ...

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October 03, 2022 00:31:11
Burnout Episode 4

Burnout Episode 4

BMI, judging other women, grocery store conversations, and human libraries. The women continue their chat inspired by “Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle” by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski. Discussion Points: The Bikini Industrial Complex and the BMI (Body Mass Index) Do you judge other women and yourself about they way they/you look? Obesity and healthiness  Should people be commenting on how children look? Does anyone need to wear makeup - especially children? Categorizing people and commenting on their body Talking to strangers  The importance of connection  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 Jax - I wrote a song called Victoria’s Secret and I always wanted to be part of a Flash Mob White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin Diangelo Bucharest Herald: “Experiment on Romanian orphans: They have lower volumes of gray matter” ...

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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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