Category Archives: Conflict

inner critic

Make Friends With Your Inner Critic

This week on the podcast, I’m talking about perfectionism. Because as honorable as it is to care about being a better person and to give a shit about bringing your best and making a difference, we can go overboard with… more →

meaner online

Are You Meaner Online Than in Real Life?

Today’s big idea is that it’s really easy to be meaner online than you are in real life. You’re reading the transcript of an episode of the How to Be a Better Person podcast. If you’d rather listen, click the… more →

anger story

What’s Your Anger Story? 

Today’s big idea is that each of us has an ‘anger story,’ or a set of beliefs about anger that we’ve been carrying around since we were little. And those beliefs influence how we experience and interact with anger. By… more →


Is Anger Good, or Bad? Both

This week on the podcast I’m definitely taking a 180 degree pivot from last week’s theme of fun to talk about…anger. Because, I’m guessing you’ve noticed, anger is having a moment. It just feels that collective anger. Like sea levels,… more →

doing the work

Find Someone Who’s Doing the Work

Welcome to the Give A Shit Challenge Day Two! Day Two’s focus is on doing a little research to find out who is already doing the work on whatever it is that’s upsetting you. You’re reading the transcript of an… more →

social media for activism

5 Ways to Use Social Media for Activism

You know social media is a fun way to stay in touch with friends, promote your offerings if you’re a business owner, and follow your favorite influencers. But can it also be a powerful tool for creating change? Why yes,… more →