Topics We Explored:
- Why desire is hard work for us, and why asking the question “what are we bothering about?” can answer a lot of other questions
- Why complacency (particularly, perhaps, during a global pandemic) is the time to give ourselves permission to ‘get our both on’
- The importance of movement in order to let energy and desire flow through our bodies
- The six different steps you can take to start finding more desire
- Why it’s so crucial to always begin again, no matter how many times you fall off
“In many ways, I think the answer to ‘how do we bother’ is in every single moment, if we’re willing to let it in and collaborate with it.” – Jennifer Louden (Tweet this.)
Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode:
- Jennifer Louden
- Why Bother? by Jennifer Louden
- Jennifer Louden: How to Avoid Creative Burnout (Episode 67)
- Start Finishing: How to Go from Idea to Done by Charlie Gilkey
About Jennifer Louden:
Jennifer Louden is a personal growth pioneer who helped launch the concept of self-care with her first bestseller, The Woman’s Comfort Book. Since then, she’s written seven additional books on well-being and whole living, including The Woman’s Retreat Book and The Life Organizer, with close to a million copies of her books in print in nine languages. Jennifer has spoken around the U.S., Canada, and Europe, and has written a national magazine column for a Martha Stewart magazine. She’s been profiled or quoted in dozens of major magazines; two of Brené Brown’s books, Daring Greatly and Dare to Lead; and appeared on hundreds of TV, radio shows, and podcasts — even on Oprah.
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Randy Zeitman says
Starting when you don’t want to start can I look like a brick wall but if you punch it you’ll find it’s just a picture on thick paper.
– Randy Zeitman