Seeing Red -Episode 4

Episode 4 April 19, 2021 00:43:41
Seeing Red -Episode 4
Book Interrupted
Seeing Red -Episode 4
/

Show Notes

The Book Interrupted six women discuss their lives, inspired by reading “Seeing Red: The One Book Every Woman Needs to Read. Period.” by Kirsten Karchmer. In this episode they touch on topics of periods, mental health, medical research, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, cutting back caffeine, drinking more water, and the lack of access to period products in some areas of the world. 

Discussion Points:

Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted:

My Balanced Life. Finding inner balance through individual, corporate, and community wellness programs.

Seeing Red: The One Book Every Woman Needs to Read. Period. by Kirsten Karchmer

Book Interrupted Website 

Book Interrupted YouTube Channel

Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group

World Pulse

Period. End of Sentence. (The Pad Project.)

 

Episode Transcript

No transcript available...

Other Episodes

Episode 4

May 02, 2022 00:31:51
Episode Cover

What the Robin Knows Episode 4

The Book Interrupted women continue their discussion on “What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World” by Jon Young, exploring topics of balance, individuality in animals, bird calls, and learning from nature. Discussion Points: Did you like the book? Can being out in nature create a balance? Time management Connecting our book cycles together - what parallels do you see? Putting a sail on a canoe What did you take away from the book? Animals are individuals and listen to each other Learning from nature and paying attention, being part of the ecosystem not apart from it Learning the bird behaviour and calls Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World by Jon Young Bird Language Audio Library Jon Young Malcolm Gladwell Books Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari ...

Listen

Episode 1

August 02, 2021 00:45:23
Episode Cover

Sapiens Episode 1

The Book Interrupted women begin their first conversation on their Series 6 book choice: “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind” by Yuval Noah Harari. Each member expresses individually how they feel either before reading or beginning to read “Sapiens”, then they continue the discussion into a group chat. Through the topics of cooperation, tacky gifts, book cutting, collectivism in an individualist culture, and raising children not to be a-holes, they talk about their lives, inspired by the words of Yuval Harari. Discussion Points: The writing style/storytelling Can you walk and read at the same time? Cutting big books in half to make them easier to carry around The tackiest gifts ever Cooperation amongst large groups of people - how the human race is different than other animals Raising children not to be a-holes, teaching them to share Community versus individualism - collectivism in an individualist culture How every action and behaviour has a ripple effect Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life: Life-Changing Tools for Healthy Relationships by Marshall B. Rosenberg The Joe Rogan Experience Malcolm Gladwell’s Revisionist History podcast Litsy Yuval Noah Harari: What explains the rise of humans? | TED Talk White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin Diangelo ...

Listen

Episode 3

August 16, 2021 00:42:55
Episode Cover

Sapiens Episode 3

In this episode of Book Interrupted, the women continue their discussion on “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind” by Yuval Noah Harari and share their personal journals while reading the book. Among other topics, they chat about: the word ‘natural’ and body modifications; the extinction of big animals; gossip and stories; sociopaths; and the transition of power from family and community to the market and state.   Discussion Points:   Personal journals There is no ‘natural’ way of life Shut up statements, like “I’m just being honest”, or “it’s natural” Body modifications, botox, tattoos, and getting breast implants in honour of your grandparents Human rights as a human construct The human flood - the extinctions of big animals The importance of stories and their ability to slowly change the world Local gossip versus fake news Sociopaths Giving power to the market and states, instead of your family and community Individualistic societies     Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted:   Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari Whole Brain Living: The Anatomy of Choice and the Four Characters That Drive Our Life by Jill Bolte Taylor We Are Lady Parts ...

Listen