Marisa Tashman
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The Tension Between Seeking Belonging and Authenticity with Julia Stephanides
1 hour Posted Sep 15, 2020 at 4:00 am.
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In today's episode, I talk with Julia Stephanides, a lawyer fighting for the rights of writers at the Writers Guild of America.

Topics Discussed:

  • Societal conditioning to be an extrovert
  • Challenges of being a lawyer on a spiritual path
  • Defining yourself by your emotions
  • Tension between the desire to belong and practicing authenticity
  • Pressure to be the "cool girl"
  • Beauty of being an empath
  • Concept of being "nobody"


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