Book Interrupted

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January 17, 2022 00:48:46
What Happened to you? Episode 3

What Happened to you? Episode 3

The Book Interrupted women share their personal journals while reading “What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing” by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry. Lots of trigger warnings - this was a hard one to read for some of the members. Were you impacted emotionally, intellectually or both? And where is the hope in this book? Discussion Points: This is a hard book to read. Trigger warning. Link between biological and psychological health  Déjà vu - what is it? The importance of social relationships with depth  Coping mechanisms  Implicit bias from when we are children The impact on children in their first few months of their life Where is the hope? Was the book told without empathy? Learning about others who had past trauma Did this book impact you emotionally or intellectually or both? Trauma on a spectrum Missing the protective factors and talk of risk factors Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way by Jesse Thistle ...

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January 10, 2022 00:40:46
What Happened to you? Episode 2

What Happened to you? Episode 2

The Book Interrupted women continue their conversation on “What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing” by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry, exploring topics of triggers, choice, deep breathing, filling your bucket, and the impact the first few years of a child’s life have on their adulthood.  Discussion Points: What triggers you now, that could relate to your childhood? Taking a breath between reacting and responding  Deep breathing to take you out of fight or flight Children lashing out to find their autonomy Is there such a thing as too much choice? The structure of the book - diagrams, aesthetics, style Losing your bookmark  Filling your bucket and how that is affected by your childhood Teaching by example The impact in the first few years of a child’s life, versus when older Postpartum depression and after-birth care Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life: Life-Changing Tools for Healthy Relationships by Marshall B. Rosenberg Game of Thrones Series by George R. R. Martin The Da Vinci Code: Special Illustrated Edition by Dan Brown ...

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January 03, 2022 00:41:17
What Happened to you? Episode 1

What Happened to you? Episode 1

The Book Interrupted women begin Season Two with “What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing” by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry. Each member expresses individually how they feel either before reading or beginning to read “What Happened to You”, then they continue the discussion into a group chat. Through the topics of their childhoods, emotional regulation, and trauma, they talk about their lives, inspired by the words of the book. Discussion Points: Personal journals - what are the first impressions of the book? What happened to you, not what is wrong with you How do you regulate your emotions? What happened to us in our childhoods that made us who we are now The conversational format of the book - did you like it? How can this book help the friends and family of those who’ve experienced trauma? Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry Dr. Gabor Maté’s The Wisdom of Trauma Armchair Expert with Dax Shepherd The Onion  Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life: Life-Changing Tools for Healthy Relationships by Marshall B. Rosenberg ...

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December 27, 2021 00:36:28
Off The Shelf Episode 2

Off The Shelf Episode 2

The following episode of Book Interrupted is Off The Shelf. Hold on to your bookmarks! The Book Interrupted women continue their new segment filled with lots of silliness, fun and laughs. Who would you Bestie, Boink, Battle, or Barf? And did the women complete their Meditation Challenge? Discussion Points: Bestie Boink Battle Barf Quiz Show Meditation Challenge - did the women continue with it? Confined spaces - do you like them? Near death experiences  Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Surviving Death - Netflix Documentary Series Untamed by Glennon Doyle ...

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December 20, 2021 01:02:57
Season One Recap Part 2

Season One Recap Part 2

Welcome to part two of our recap of Book Interrupted Season One! Listen to what the members think were the funniest, most surprising and most embarrassing moments. What did they learn about each other? And a teaser for next season’s books! Discussion Points: If you had to pick one other author from last season to come on the show, who would you choose? What was one positive surprise you got as a result of doing the podcast? What were the funniest moments? What were the most embarrassing moments? What was your favourite and least favourite books? What did we learn about other members? Which members like deadlines, and which hand things in early? Which book are you looking forward to most in the new season? Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype by Clarissa Pinkola Estés  Untamed by Glennon Doyle Seeing Red: The One Book Every Woman Needs to Read. Period. by Kirsten Karchmer Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life: Life-Changing Tools for Healthy Relationships by Marshall B. Rosenberg From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way by Jesse Thistle White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin Diangelo The 4% Fix: How One Hour Can Change Your Life by Karma Brown ...

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December 13, 2021 00:35:31
Season One Recap Part 1

Season One Recap Part 1

Welcome to part one of our recap of Book Interrupted Season One! What are the members’ favourite moments? Who likes the smell of their own farts? And who held back and didn’t say all they wanted to? Discussion Points: What is your favourite moment or quote? Farts Kirsten Karchmer and Squiggy coming on the podcast Was there anything you wish you’d said recording, but you held back during the season? What was the hardest part about this season for you?   Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted:   Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Untamed by Glennon Doyle Seeing Red: The One Book Every Woman Needs to Read. Period. by Kirsten Karchmer White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin Diangelo Lily Singh video doing hair Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know by Malcolm Gladwell ...

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